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  • 31 July 2017

    Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg on Monday got a tour of Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, where a drilling platform for the Johan Sverdrup offshore project is being built. Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup is one of the five largest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf, with expected resources of between 1.9—3.0 billion barrels of oil equivalents. Two […]

  • 15 May 2015

    The vessel, normally used to support offshore oil operations, will be involved in border control, search and rescue operations

  • 6 September 2018

    A bioLNG plant was officially opened on Monday in Norway by the country’s Prime Minister, Erna Solberg. It is the world’s largest such facility, according to Sweden-based Puregas Solutions, a Wärtsilä company that provided equipment for the project. The biogas upgrading and liquefaction plant was installed at the Norske Skog Skogn paper mill. The plant will […]

  • 19 August 2014

    The prime minister of Norway Erna Solberg officially opened the Gudrun platform in the North Sea today, 19 August. This is the first new Statoil-operated platform on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) since Kristin in 2005. Prime minister of Norway Erna Solberg and chief executive Helge Lund were greeted by Gudrun platform manager Ole Martin […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    There has been a gas leak at the Statoil-operated Gudrun platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. According to Offshore.no, a Norwegian website covering the country’s oil and gas sector, the leak occurred on the platform earlier this morning. No injuries have been reported to the crew. There were 26 people on board […]

  • 7 January 2020

    Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field centre on Tuesday, and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Sylvi Listhaug, will also attend the opening.

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian engineering and construction services company Kvaerner has laid a foundation stone for its new quay at the Stord shipyard in Norway. 

  • 21 December 2016

    The Norwegian government has appointed Terje Søviknes, a member of the Progress Party, as the new Minister of Petroleum and Energy in Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s cabinet. The government said on Tuesday that Søviknes would replace Tord Lien, who has been the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy from October 16, 2013. The newly appointed Minister […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Equinor has informed that His Majesty the King will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field centre on January 07, 2020. Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg will also be present. The official opening will take place at the field centre in the North Sea. Equinor […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

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

  • 1 August 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Oil services company Aibel has completed and delivered the main support frame for the Johan Sverdrup drilling platform in its yard in Thailand.  This is the company’s largest individual delivery to date, Aibel said on Tuesday. The Johan Sverdrup drilling platform will consist of three modules, which are being built simultaneously at three different yards. […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Transition

    French container shipping major CMA CGM is joining Maersk in committing to an industry goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. Speaking at the UN Global Compact on June 2, Rodolphe Saadé, the company’s CEO, announced CMA CGM’s plans of switching 10 % of its energy supply to alternative fuels by 2023 and attaining carbon […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup field centre will be officially opened by Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg today. The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Sylvi Listhaug, will also attend the opening, Equinor informed. Since Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total started the field on October 05, last year, production has […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The ship was called “a world sensation” when it entered into service recently. Why? It is the world’s first natural gas-powered cargo ship! The ship naming ceremony of MS “Høydal” took place at the BioMar quay at in Vesterålen in Nordland county, Northern Norway. “You have today received a worldwide sensation to your village,” said […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil major Equinor, along with its partners in the Snorre field, has submitted a development plan of supplying power from floating offshore wind to the field via the Hywind Tampen wind farm.

  • 9 December 2019

    On January 7, 2020, the Norwegian King Harald V will perform the official opening of the Equinor-operated Johan Sverdrup field center located offshore Norway. 

  • 7 April 2017
    Infrastructure

    BW Offshore has signed a cooperation agreement with a Chinese financial leasing firm ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (ICBCL). The two companies plan to establish a long-term strategic partnership to jointly pursue large international infrastructure projects with a focus on FPSOs. This is the rationale for the transaction, as provided by BW Offshore: The two companies […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fjords plans to add another all-electric passenger vessel to its fleet.

  • 29 August 2016

    The Norwegian government has invited oil companies to nominate blocks for the 24th licencing round on the licensing continental shelf. The numbered licensing rounds cover frontier areas opened for petroleum activities, with the greatest potential for large discoveries. “The petroleum industry will be our largest and most important industry for decades to come. This will […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Equipment

    Statoil’s new integrated operations support center and a drilling operations center are set to increase the company’s value creation from operated fields in Norway.