15 Oil Firms Buy Seismic Data Covering Jan Mayen and Barents Sea
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorat has informed that, as of 19 August, 15 oil companies have purchased the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s seismic data package from the southeastern part of the Barents Sea and the ocean areas off Jan Mayen ridge.
The 15 companies are: Chevron Norge AS, Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS, Det norske oljeselskap ASA, AS Norske Shell, Total E&P Norge AS, Lundin Norway, Tullow Oil Norge AS, Statoil Petroleum AS, Dong E&P Norge AS, ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS, ENI Norge AS, BP Norge AS, OMV (Norge), GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS, BG Norge Ltd.
The price of the seismic data package is NOK 12 million, plus VAT.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate acquired seismic in the southeastern part of the Barents Sea and in the ocean areas off Jan Mayen on assignment from the government in 2011 and 2012.