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Changing nature of non-OPEC supply types may be affecting the crude oil futures marketChanges in the oil investment and production cycle may be affecting trading dynamics for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent crude oil futures contracts. Similar research from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trad ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > BrazilBrentCrude oil +11

Hat-trick in NCS with TechnipFMC

MDL has returned to the Norwegian North Sea for the third year running to support TechnipFMC tie-back campaign in the basin. MDL's horizontal spread, including a 4-track tensioner mounted on the client's frame, Third-generation Reel Drive System (RDS) and deck deflectors were used for the installa ...

Aleksandra Jurczak


Posted 1 month agoPress > NorwayNCSNorth Sea +1

Energy Recruitment Heavyweight Announces Aberdeen Appointment

Norway-headquartered MDE Group, global provider of energy recruitment services, continues to implement its UK sector growth strategy, by announcing the appointment of its first regional manager in Scotland. The company is already a well-known name in the North Sea, having sourced and mobilised aro ...

Laura Krauss


Posted 2 months agoPress > recruitmentUKNorway +4

WellConnection Group Prepares for Further Growth with UK Expansion

WellConnection Group Prepares for Futher Growth with UK Expansion 28/08/2019 WellConnection Group, the leading Norwegian inspection, maintenance and repair services (IMR) company, has expanded its UK headquarters in Peterhead, Scotland. The investment has been made in response to increasing ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 3 months agoPress > North SeaNorwayUnited Kingdom +6

iSURVEY Announces Lundin Norway Contract Win

iSURVEY, a leading provider of survey and positioning services to the global oil and gas, offshore renewables and telecommunications markets, has signed one of its most significant contracts to date.   The work scope will see the Norwegian-headquartered surveying company undertake a campaign of d ...

Kate Kenyon


Posted 6 months agoPress > Oil and GasOffshorerenewables +7

Norwegian Market Leader Commits to Opening Aberdeen Office

A Norwegian geological and geophysical market leader has underlined its commitment to the future exploration of the North Sea by opening an office in Aberdeen in order to serve its existing and new clients on the UKCS. Trondheim-based Exploro Geoservices is an independent, privately-owned company ...

Lesley Eaton


Posted 6 months agoPress > ExploroAberdeenNorway

NPD: Dry Well and Minor Oil Discovery Southwest of the Vega Field in the North Sea – 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 630, has completed the drilling of wildcat wells 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A. The wells were drilled about ten kilometres southwest of the Vega field in the northern part of the North Sea. The primary exploration target for well 35/10-4 S was to prov ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 11 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +10

NPD: Area Fee Rates to be Adjusted

The area fee rates in Section 39 (1) of the Petroleum Regulations will be adjusted effective 1 January 2019. The Statistics Norway (SSB) consumer price index is the basis for the adjustment. The new rates are as follows: After expiration of the period stipulated pursuant to Section 3-9 (1)(1), ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 11 months agoPress > NorwayNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNPD +1

NPD: Dry Well Near the Njord Field in the Norwegian Sea - 6407/11-1

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 751, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6407/11-1. The well is dry. The well has been drilled about 15 kilometres southeast of the Njord field and 120 kilometres north of Kristiansund. The primary exploration target for ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 11 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyDry Well +7

Shell’s Sale of Draugen and Gjøa Fields a Sign of Shifting Times in the Region, says GlobalData

Following the news (Friday 30 November) of Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary A/S Norske Shell completing a deal to exit its operated interest (44.56%) in the Draugen oil field and its non-operated interest (12%) in the Gjøa gas field, offshore Norway, further signifies portfolio rebalancing and divestme ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > ShellRoyal Dutch ShellDraugen +7

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 24/9-14 S in Production Licence 869

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 24/9-14 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.   The well will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°21'51.91" north and 1°46'52.29" east after completing drillin ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > DrillingNorwayOffshore +5

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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyNPD +7

NPPD: Minor Gas/Condensate Discovery North of the Oseberg Field in the North Sea - 30/6-30

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 825, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/6-30. The well was drilled about 25 kilometres north of the Oseberg field centre in the northern part of the North Sea, and 150 kilometres northwest of Bergen. The primar ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +5

Equinor: Johan Castberg Construction Begins at Stord

Norwegian minister of petroleum and energy, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, will today start cutting the first sheet for the topside of the Johan Castberg vessel at Kværner's yard at Stord. The construction will create major ripple effects throughout Norway. "Johan Castberg is the next major de ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyJohan Castberg +3

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7121/1-2 S in Production Licence 767

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7121/1-2 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7121/1-2 S will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility in position 71°47'38.40" North and 21°07'30.53" East. The dri ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6