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NPD: Many Developments and High Exploration Activity

An impressive 20 development projects are currently under way on the Norwegian Shelf, and 13 exploration wells in the first half of 2018 have yielded 6 discoveries. Production has been somewhat lower in the first six months of the year as compared with the same period last year. Production Tot ...

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Posted 6 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +9

AFBE-UK Scotland to host latest Real Projects event at Robert Gordon University

The latest in a series of North Sea seminars that put the focus on industry issues and technology will take place in Aberdeen later this month. The Real Projects event is hosted by social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland, a not-for-profit organisation that encourages engineering as a career choice amon ...

James Donaldson


Posted 11 days agoPress > North SeaRobert Gordon UnivserityStudents +3

Petrofac Awarded Dutch Offshore Wind Contract

Petrofac has been awarded a contract by TenneT, the Dutch-German transmission grid operator, for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore grid connection and more specifically for the Alpha and optional Beta HVAC platforms (substations) in the North Sea. The Dutch government is targeting a total of ...

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Posted 12 days agoPress > windContractNetherlands +5

NPD: Dry Well Near the Knarr field in the North Sea – 34/5-2 S

A/S Norske Shell, operator of production licence 373S, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/5-2 S. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 10 kilometres south-west of the Knarr field in the northern part of the North Sea and 125 km west of Florø. The objective of the well was to pro ...

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Posted 13 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorth Sea +6

DAV MX™’s Pressure Rating, Resilience and Lock Open Justifies Operator Confidence With MPD Success

Operator deploys DAV MX™ as contingency against losses and cuts operating time by boosting displacements in challenging North Sea MPD completions run DAV MX™ also withstands significant differential pressure and acid breakers to deliver contingency performance Churchill Drilling Tools, a le ...

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Posted 18 days agoPress > WellsNorth Sea

NPD: Minor Oil Discovery and Dry Appraisal Well Southeast of Oil Discovery 35/9-7 (Nova) in the North Sea - 35/12-6 S and 35/12-6 A

Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 925, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 35/12-6 S and appraisal well 35/12-6 A in the North Sea.   The wells were drilled about 5 kilometres southeast of oil discovery 35/9-7 (Nova) and 80 kilometres west of Florø. ...

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Posted 18 days agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +6

NPD: Developing Troll Phase Three

Operator Equinor and partners have submitted their amended Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the third development stage of the Troll field in the North Sea. Production on Troll is expected to continue until around 2060. Troll consists of a large gas cap with a relatively thin underl ...

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Posted 19 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

MDL returns to Norway with TechnipFMC

Maritime Developments' horizontal flex-lay spread has completed a flexible installation in the Norwegian North Sea for TechnipFMC - having returned to the field for the next phase of its development. Consisting of the MDL third-generation 350Te RDS and the company's patented 50Te pipelay tensioner ...

Aleksandra Jurczak


Posted 24 days agoPress > MDLNorwayNorth Sea +2

KCA Deutag Awarded Contract on Two Platforms in the UK North Sea With Total

Global drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag today announces that its offshore business unit has been re-awarded a new drilling contract on the North Alwyn and Dunbar platforms by Total E & P UK Limited (“Total”). The contract is for the provision of platform drilling services and has an ...

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Posted 24 days agoPress > KCA DEUTAGContractplatform +6

AS Mosley Secures 5-Year Contract From BP

Analysis engineering firm, AS Mosley, has secured a five-year framework global agreement with oil major BP to undertake Global Riser Analysis projects at an international level.   The new contract has given the firm confidence to grow, as it kicks off a recruitment drive to take on and train up mo ...

Andrew Mosley - AS Mosley.com


Posted 25 days agoPress > North Seaglobal riser analysisengineering analysis +2

NPD: Dry Well Near the Visund Field in the North Sea – 34/8-19 S

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 120, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/8-19 S. The well was drilled on the northern side of the Visund field in the northern part of the North Sea. The objective of the well was to prove petroleum in Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks i ...

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Posted 26 days agoPress > North SeaNorwegian North SeaNPD +6

Baker Hughes, a GE company Wins Large Scope in Equinor’s Drilling and Well Services Contract

HOUSTON & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2018-- Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) announced today that the company was awarded an integrated well services contract to support a large proportion of Equinor's drilling and well construction activities in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Baker HughesGEEquinor +6

Industry Has to Demonstrate 'License to Operate' Says New SPE Offshore Europe 2019 Chair

The energy industry has to continuously demonstrate its excellence in order to maintain a ‘license to operate', says the newly appointed conference chair of SPE Offshore Europe 2019 Michael Borrell, senior vice president, North Sea and Russia at Total. ‘Our license to operate: breaking through to ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > SPE Offshore EuropeeuropeOffshore +3

NPD: Ready for More Water Injection

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has consented to the start on the Conoco Phillips-operated installation Ekofisk 2/4 VC in the North Sea. This development comprises a subsea template with four well slots and the drilling of four wells for water injection. This will contribute to an increase in ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Minor Gas and Oil Discovery Near Gas Discovery 16/1-6 S (Verdandi) in the North Sea – 16/1-29 S

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 167, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-29 S in the central part of the North Sea. The well was drilled about 2 kilometres south of discovery well 16/1-6 S (Verdandi) and 200 kilometres west of Stavanger. The objective of well 16/1 ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7