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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2016

    In the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) round 2015, Statoil has been awarded interest in 24 licences on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), 13 of those as operator and 11 as partner. According to Statoil, this is the highest number of licences awarded to the company since 2005.  The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy […]

  • 20 January 2016

    Faroe Petroleum, an independent oil and gas company, has been awarded six new prospective exploration licences, including two operatorships, under the 2015 Norwegian APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) Licence Round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The oil and gas company was awarded three licences in the Norwegian Sea and three in the Norwegian sector of the […]

  • 20 January 2016

    Det norske, an oil exploration and development company, has been awarded ten new exploration licences offshore Norway, including six operatorship, in the APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) 2015.  The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Tuesday awarded 56 exploration licences offshore Norway to 37 companies. “Also in this round, Det norske achieved a god result. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 19 January 2016

    Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has offered 56 exploration licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) in its latest licencing round.   The Awards in Pre-defined Areas 2015 (APA 2015) licensing round opened in April 2015 and a deadline for application was September 2, 2015. The offers are being issued following the authorities’ assessment of applications from 43 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2016

    Thirty-three oil companies have applied for exploration acreage offshore Norway as part of this year’s licensing round, the APA 2016, comprising the predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea.  This year’s oil and gas exploration licensing round, expanded by 24 blocks in the Norwegian Sea and 32 blocks […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for a well offshore Norway. 

  • 7 April 2017
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted oil major Statoil a drilling permit for a wildcat well 7121/8-1 southeast of the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea. The NPD said that the drilling program for wellbore 7121/8-1 relates to the drilling of a well in production license 849, in a prospect named Blåmann. Statoil is […]

  • 17 January 2017

    In connection with the Award in Predefined Areas (APA) 2016 offered by the Norwegian government on Tuesday, Statoil has been awarded interests in 29 exploration licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). Statoil said that out of those 29 licenses, 16 were awarded to Statoil as operator and 13 as a partner. “New discoveries are […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Exploration & Production

    OMV has received a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).

  • 2 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The NPD has granted Lundin a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea offshore Norway.

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Equinor has drilled a dry well near the Fram field in the North Sea offshore Norway.

  • 12 September 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum a drilling permit for a well in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

  • 17 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge a drilling permit for a wildcat well located offshore Norway.

  • 2 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Polish oil and gas company PGNiG has been granted a license to drill an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 8 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    This is the second dry well in a row drilled by Shell using the Scarabeo 8 rig

  • 16 August 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG a drilling permit for well in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 5 July 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Oil and gas company Lundin Norway will spud the Goddo well (16/5-8 S), located in license PL 815 offshore Norway, shortly. 

  • 18 February 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Wintershall has failed to find hydrocarbons after drilling a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea.