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NPD - Gas Discovery Northwest of Gas Discovery 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) in the Barents Sea – 7324/3-1

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 615, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7324/3-1. The well was drilled about 15 kilometres northwest of discovery well 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) and 370 kilometres north of Hammerfest. The well's primary exploration target was to prove oil in r ...

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Posted 13 days agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyNPD +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 1 month agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateJohan Castberg +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 2 months agoPress > NPDDry WellBarents Sea +7

Lundin Petroleum: Successful Appraisal Well and Extended Production Test on Alta

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has successfully completed the Alta appraisal well 7220/11-5 and extended production test in PL609 in the southern Barents Sea. Highlights: Results were better than ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > Lundin Petroleumappraisal wellwell +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 2 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

Equinor: West Hercules to Drill More Exploration Wells

The West Hercules drilling rig in the Barents Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) Seadrill Norway Operations Limited has been awarded a contract for drilling two exploration wells for Equinor in the Barents Sea by use of the West Hercules rig. Drilling is scheduled to start in the sprin ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyOffshore +7

NPD: 38 Companies Have Applied For Acreage in APA 2018

The authorities have received applications from 38 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. The application deadline expired on 4 September. - There was a record level of interest last year as regards the number of applications. It is good to see that there is about the same intere ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +9

Equinor: Contract For Improved Recovery at Johan Castberg

August 24, 2018 08:00 CEST Digital technology developed in Norway will help improve recovery from the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor has awarded Alcatel Submarine Networks a contract for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM), which in turn has signed a letter ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > EquinorJohan Castbergrecovery +5

NPD: Dry Well North of the Johan Castberg Field in the Barents Sea – 7322/7-1

Spirit Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 852, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7322/7-1. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 120 km north of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea and 310 km north of Hammerfest. The objective of the well was to prove reservoi ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +5

Equinor Chooses Nexans Umbilical Technology for its Askeladd Development in the Barents Sea

Nexans has been awarded a major contract to provide complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next stage of the multi-phased Snøhvit development. Paris La Défense , July 2, 2018 – The Snøhvit gas field in the Barents Sea is the largest ever industrial project ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > EquinorNexansTechnology +3

Equinor Chooses Nexans Umbilical Technology for its Askeladd Development in the Barents Sea

Nexans has been awarded a major contract to provide complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next stage of the multi-phased Snøhvit development. Paris La Défense, June 28, 2018 – The Snøhvit gas field in the Barents Sea is the largest ever industrial project ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > EquinorNexansBarents Sea +3

Lundin Petroleum: Three Licences Awarded in the 24th Licensing Round in Norway

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has been awarded three exploration licences in the 24 th licensing round in Norway. All of the licences are located in the southern Barents Sea  with one of the licence ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > NorwayLundin PetroleumOffshore +4

Equinor Offered Interesting Licences in 24th Licensing Round

The West Hercules drilling rig in the Barents Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has offered Equinor 7 licences in the 24th licensing round – 5 operatorships and 2 partner positions. “We have a clear ambition of maintaining profitable production at ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > EquinorLicenseLicensing Round +6

NPD: 12 Production Licences Offered to 11 Companies in the 24th Licensing Round

Today, 18 June, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers 12 new production licences to 11 companies in the 24 th licensing round. Three licences are in the Norwegian Sea and nine licences are offered in the Barents Sea. “I am pleased to see that we are now offering exploration acreage in the ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > NorwayBarents SeaNorwegian Barents Sea +7

Equinor: Johan Castberg PDO Approved

The plan for development and operation of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea was approved by the Norwegian Parliament on Monday 11 June.  The plan will now be submitted to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for formal approval. “This is a great day for the project and for t ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > EquinorJohan CastbergPDO +2