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  • 20 January 2015

    In the Awards in Predefined Areas 2014, Statoil has been awarded interests in 15 licences on the NCS, 8 of those as operator. Today, the government has also announced the blocks in the 23rd concession round. “These are very positive news for Statoil and the whole industry. Access to new quality acreage is essential to […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In the current licensing round APA 2014, Germany’s Wintershall has been awarded eight new exploration licenses by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Wintershall will be operator on three of these licenses. Seven of the new licenses are located in the North Sea (two as operator) and one operated license in the Barents Sea. At […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    At the end of the application deadline for awards in predefined areas (APA) 2014 on the Norwegian shelf, the authorities have received applications from 47 companies. “It is positive to see so many companies with faith in the TFO areas,” says Sissel Eriksen, exploration director in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). After several oil and […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced the APA 2014, comprising the predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. The application deadline for APA 2014 is Tuesday 02 September 2014. The awards will be announced during the first quarter of 2015. The predefined areas (APA boxes) […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has informed that at the end of the application deadline for awards in predefined areas (APA) 2014 on the Norwegian shelf, the authorities have received applications from 47 companies.

  • 27 January 2015

    Spike Exploration Holding AS (Spike) has been awarded four licenses in the 2014 Norwegian APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) Licence Round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf; three in the North Sea and one on Haltenbanken. Work commitments are a mix of reprocessing of seismic and acquisition of existing or new 3D-seismic, all followed by a […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Eni Norge has been awarded two licenses as part of the APA 2014 – Awards in Pre-Defined Areas. Following the award, Eni Norge is now operator in PL 806 in the Barents Sea, with a share of 40 per cent, while E.ON E&P,  Edison International and Petoro are partners with 20 per cent respectively. In […]

  • 21 January 2015

    Norwegian oil company Det norske oljeselskap ASA has been offered nine new licenses, with two new operatorships in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, in the Awards in Pre-defined Areas (APA) 2014. The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy yesterday announced the awards of new licenses in mature areas on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Applications from 47 […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    MCG has announced that the company would like to draw particular attention to the newly added blocks in the western part of the Barents Sea APA2014 area. Brand new MC2D data covering this area was acquired and broadband processed in 2013 (MCG1301). This modern dataset in a 4 km x 4 km grid provides a […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced today the APA 2014, comprising the predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. Application Area The predefined areas (APA boxes) have been extended with more blocks since APA 2014. The new areas include six blocks in the Norwegian Sea […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bayerngas Norge has been awarded five licenses under the 2014 Norwegian APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) Licence Round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Four of the awarded licences are located in the North Sea and one is in the Norwegian Sea. Bayerngas is the operator for two out of those five licenses. Managing Director at […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VNG Norge has been awarded six new licences as part of the APA 2014 – Awards in Pre-Defined Areas. Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced the awards of APA 2014 on January 21, 2015. A total of 54 new licences were announced in three areas – The North Sea (34), The Norwegian Sea (16) […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    E.ON E&P has been awarded 12 new licences, including three operatorships, in the 2014 Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) in Norway. “This is the highest number of awards to E.ON E&P to date and we are very satisfied with being awarded these licences. The award shows that the authorities recognise E.ON E&P’s competence and effort […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Faroe Petroleum has been awarded five new prospective exploration licences, including one operatorship, under the 2014 Norwegian APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) Licence Round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Norwegian Sea The company has been awarded three new licences in the area surrounding the company’s Pil & Bue discoveries: – Licence PL793 Portrush – Blocks […]

  • 9 September 2015

    At the application deadline for awards in predefined areas (APA) 2015 on the Norwegian continental shelf, the authorities had received applications from 43 companies, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has informed, saying the numbers were at about the same level as in 2014. Interest is greatest in the Norwegian Sea, but there is also an […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    It is not Statoil.

  • 21 April 2015

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has today announced the awards in pre-defined areas (APA) 2015 licencing round, comprising the predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. The objective is to award new production licences in these areas at the beginning of 2016. The application deadline is September 2, […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Dolphin Geophysical, in partnership with TGS, is currently acquiring 4,100km² of Multi-Client 3D Broadband seismic in the Barents Sea. The Polar Duchess is utilising 12 streamers and is working towards a planned completion date in June 2015. The Ringvassøy survey will cover open acreage of the Norwegian APA 2015 as well as recently awarded APA […]

  • 20 January 2016

    Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer Wintershall has been awarded interest in seven production licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Wintershall will be the operator on four of these. As part of the latest licensing round APA 2015 (Awards in Predefined Areas), the BASF subsidiary was […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Regulation & policy

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea offshore Norway.

  • 18 May 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Tullow has obtained an approval to conduct exploration drilling in its licence in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The drilling permit, granted by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, is for the wellbore 16/5-6, located in the production licence 776. Tullow will use the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig for the wildcat well. Tullow Oil Norge AS, […]

  • 20 January 2015

    The Norwegian Government has today offered ownership interests in 54 new production licences in connection with the Awards in Pre-defined Areas 2014 (APA 2014). Forty-three different companies are offered ownership interests in the licensing round. “Today’s award of new exploration acreage provides new tangible exploration opportunities for the companies. Most of the exploration activity on […]