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  • 7 March 2008

    Hydrocarbons have been proven in the Obesum prospect in the Barents Sea. StatoilHydro is the operator and has 100 percent interest in this licence. This is the fourth find on StatoilHydro-operated licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf in 2008, and the fifth so far this year.

  • 26 April 2017

    The undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Barents Sea are twice as large as previously assumed, according to new calculations by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), Norway’s petroleum resources regulator.  The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has recently mapped the eastern part of the northern Barents Sea – an area of about 170,000 square kilometers, 10,000 square […]

  • 19 September 2017

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into data licensing agreements related to 3D CSEM multi-client data in the Barents Sea in Norway. The Norwegian seismic data provider said on Tuesday the agreement represented combined revenues of approximately $1.2 million. EMGS has recently signed a similar agreement for Barents Sea data representing revenues of approximately $1.8 million

  • 12 June 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into three new data licensing agreements with oil companies for the provision of 3D EM data from EMGS’ multi-client data library in the Barents Sea. The agreements are worth a total of USD 3.7 million gross, whereas EMGS will receive USD 2.6 million net after adjustment for partner’s share […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In the 22nd licensing round on the Norwegian shelf, Det norske has been awarded four new licences in the Barents Sea, whereof two as operator. Det norske is very pleased with the award. SVP Exploration Bjørn Martinsen says that the ministry places great trust in Det norske by awarding the company two operatorships and four […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    In the course of July-August 2012, PetroMarker performed a number of EM surveys in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea. More and more oil companies see the advantage of PetroMarker’s unique EM technology to evaluate prospective acreage, particularly in the Barents Sea. PetroMarker made a presentation at the EAGE conference in Vienna about the […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Norwegian Government has decided that the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate will map the geology in the northeastern part of Norway’s new sea area in the Barents Sea. According to the plan, the seismic surveys will start this summer and continue into 2013. This will provide important knowledge regarding possible oil and gas resources in this […]

  • 19 June 2018

    German oil and gas company DEA has been offered two licenses in the Barents Sea in the 24th licensing round in Norway.

  • 10 December 2007

    StatoilHydro ASA has concluded drilling of wildcat well 7120/8-4. The well was drilled on the Askeladd Beta prospect in block 7120/8 about 6 kilometres south-west of the Snøhvit field and 150 kilometres north-west of Hammerfest. The purpose of the well was to prove hydrocarbons in Jurassic sandstones as additional resources for a potential expansion of […]

  • 26 August 2016

    Norway’s Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into a data licensing agreement with a repeat customer for 3D EM data to be acquired over the Hoop area in the Barents Sea. The pre-funding amounts to $1 million. This new acquisition is expected to take place in Q3 2016 and will become part of the EMGS multi-client […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian geophysical services company EMGS has entered into a prefunding and late sales agreement related to 3D CSEM data surveys in the Barents Sea in Norway. The Oslo-listed company, which generated revenues of $10.6 million in the second quarter 2017, said that this new agreement represents revenues of approximately USD 1.8 million. According to EMGS, […]

  • 25 April 2017

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), a government agency responsible for regulation of petroleum resources, is expecting a new record in the number of exploration wells in the Barents Sea this year. According to the agency, fifteen wells are slated for drilling, which is two more than in the record year 2014. “This is a significant […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Statoil, Eni Norge, Lundin Norway, OMV and GDF SUEZ will collaborate on solving operational tasks tied to exploration in the Barents Sea. The project, called BaSEC, Barents Sea Exploration Collaboration, will initially last for three years. The project will cover the Barents Sea, but with a special focus on the areas included in the 23rd […]

  • 10 October 2013

      Ingrid Sølvberg (43) joined the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s management team on 1 October, as director for the Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea. Ingrid Sølvberg comes from the position of commercial manager in Centrica. She has previously held a number of expert and management positions in Statoil within technical facilities and strategic areas. “I am […]

  • 30 August 2016

    Norwegian oil company Statoil aims to conduct a major exploration campaign in several parts of the Barents Sea in 2017. During the past months, Statoil has increased its share in several licenses in the Norwegian part of the Barents Sea through agreements with Point Resources, DEA, OMV, and ConocoPhillips. Statoil has increased its interest in five […]

  • 5 January 2011

    Eni Norge says the wildcat well in the Barents Sea it is drilling was dry. Operator Eni is completing well 7120/12-5 in PL489, which was drilled about 115 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest and about 50 kilometres west of the Goliat field

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Government has decided that the NPD will map the geology in the northeastern part of Norway’s new sea area in the Barents Sea. According to the plan, the seismic surveys will start this summer and continue into 2013. This will provide important knowledge regarding possible oil and gas resources in this area. “We have […]

  • 12 June 2013

    In the 22nd licensing round on the Norwegian shelf, Det norske has been awarded four new licences in the Barents Sea, whereof two as operator. Det norske said it was very pleased with the award. SVP Exploration Bjørn Martinsen says that the ministry places great trust in Det norske by awarding the company two operatorships and […]

  • 4 December 2015

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has revealed a list of companies that applied for acreage offshore Norway, as part of the 23rd licensing round in the country. The deadline for applications for production licenses expired on Wednesday, December 2. Twenty-six companies applied for acreage situated mostly in Barents Sea. For comparison, a total of 36 […]

  • 13 November 2015

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7130/4-1, in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway. The exploration well will be drilled using the Transocean Arctic drilling rig, after completing the drilling of wildcat well 6406/12-5 S in production licence 586 for VNG Norge AS. The drilling programme for well […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian geophysical services Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has entered into a pre-funding and late sales agreement related to 3D CSEM data surveys in the Barents Sea in Norway. The agreement represents revenues of approximately $1.8 million, EMGS said in an Oslo Stock Exchange filing on Tuesday. The data will be acquired during the third quarter of 2017. […]

  • 28 November 2017

    Statoil is not giving up on Barents Sea exploration and plans to drill six wells in the area next year. This is interesting given the fact the company’s multi-well campaign in 2017 fell short of expectations. In the 2017 season, the Norwegian company explored five licenses in the Barents Sea, hoping to strike a large oil […]