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NPD: Production Figures October 2018

Preliminary production figures for October 2018 show an average daily production of 1 874 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 271 000 barrels per day compared to September. Total gas sales were 10.6 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is an increase of 1.6 GSM 3 from the pr ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > NPDProduction FiguresProduction +2

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 8/10-7 S in Production Licence 405

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 8/10-7 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 8/10-7 S will be drilled from the Maersk Interceptor drilling facility in position 57°6'54.81" north and 3°3'31.5" east. The d ...

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Posted 7 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +8

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 24/9-13 in Production Licence 869

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for wildcat well 24/9-13, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. The well will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°17'51.93" north and 1°46'2.34" east after drilling wildcat ...

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Posted 19 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 31/7-3 S in Production Licence 740

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 31/7-3 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 31/7-3 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 60°26'42.63" north and 3°3'13.81" east afte ...

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Posted 20 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 34/8-18 S in Production Licence 120

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor ASA a drilling permit for well 34/8-18 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 34/8-18 S will be drilled from the drilling facility on the Visund A platform. The drilling programme for well 34/8-18 S relates to the dr ...

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Posted 22 days agoPress > NPDDrillingPermit +8

NPD: Delineation of the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) Oil and Gas Discovery in the North Sea – 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A

Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 248 I, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A on the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) oil and gas discovery. The wells were drilled about 10 km northeast of the Fram field in the northern part of the North Sea, and 84 km so ...

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Posted 22 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorth Sea +7

NPD: Oil Discovery North of the Johan Castberg Field in the Barents Sea - 7220/5-3

Equinor ASA, operator of production licence 532, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7220/5-3. The well proved oil. The well was drilled about 8 kilometres north of the 7220/8-1 discovery well on the Johan Castberg oil field, and 225 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest. The well's primary ...

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Posted 23 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateJohan Castberg +7

NPD: Delineation of the 25/4-3 (Gekko) Gas and Oil Discovery in the North Sea – Wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 203, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A on the gas and oil discovery 25/4-3 (Gekko). The wells were drilled about 5 kilometres east of the Volund field and 200 kilometres northwest of Stavanger. The discovery was prov ...

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Posted 30 days agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +10

NPD: Production Figures September 2018

Preliminary production figures for September 2018 show an average daily production of 1 607 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 255 000 barrels per day compared to August. Total gas sales were 9.0 billion Sm 3 (GSm 3 ), which is a decrease of 1.2 GSM 3 from the previo ...

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Posted 30 days agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 6706/6-2 S in Production Licence 847

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6706/6-2 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6706/6-2 S will be drilled from the Transocean Spitsbergen drilling facility in position 67°37'20.60"N and 6°45'57.57"E. The d ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +6

NPD: Extended Life For Snorre

Equinor has received consent to continue use of the Snorre A and Snorre B facilities through 2040. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate believes there is a basis for continuing operations on Snorre A and B to produce remaining resources in the field. Equinor had consent to use Snorre A until 1 May ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +6

NPD: Delineation of the 6608/10-17 S (Cape Vulture) Oil and Gas Discovery Northwest of the Norne Field in the Norwegian Sea – 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 128 D, is in the process of concluding the drilling of appraisal wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B. The wells were drilled about 7 kilometres northwest of the Norne field in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea and about 200 kilome ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Dry Well Near 7324/8-1 (Wisting) in the Barents Sea – 7321/4-1

DEA Norge AS, operator of production licence 721, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7321/4-1. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 105 kilometres west of the 7324/8-1 (Wisting) oil discovery in the Barents Sea and about 350 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest. The primary explorat ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDDry WellBarents Sea +7

NPD: Appraisal and Test Production of the 7220/11-1 (Alta) Oil and Gas Discovery in the Barents Sea – 7220/11-5 S

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 609, has concluded drilling and test production on appraisal well 7220/11-5 S on the 7220/11-1 (Alta) oil and gas discovery in the southwestern part of the Barents Sea. The well was drilled about 4 kilometres south-southwest of the discovery well, ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

NPD: Delineation of the Hanz Field and Dry Wildcat Well in the North Sea - 25/10-16 S, A and C and 25/10-16 B

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 028 B, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 25/10-16 S, A and C on the Hanz field, as well as wildcat well 25/10-16 B drilled in production licence 915 just southeast of the Hanz field. The wells were drilled about 14 kilometres north of the Iv ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7