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  • 23 November 2015

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is skeptical of the proposal to plug wells as a measure to keep drilling rigs in activity as re-using wells on the Norwegian shelf can be good business, the NPD said on Monday.  The petroleum directorate says that, as resource steward, it wants the industry to use available rig capacity to drill […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD’s) Resource Report will be published on Wednesday, 12 October at 09:30. The report will be presented by Director General Bente Nyland in the NPD’s offices (new building – extension to old building) at Ullandhaug in Stavanger. The presentation will also be streamed live on the NPD’s website. The Resource […]

  • 13 May 2014

    Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has announced that preliminary production figures for April 2014 indicate an average daily production of about 1 918 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is 30 000 barrels per day (about 1.5 percent) less than in March 2014. Total gas sales were about 9.0 billion Sm3, which is 1.4 GSm3 less […]

  • 13 July 2016

    Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced that it is selling 3D seismic data from an area southeast of Troll, block 31/5. NPD acquired the seismic data in September 2008. The vessel used was the Ramform Challenger. The seismic data was processed by CGG in 2008/2009 and covers 300 km2. According to NPD, the survey was undertaken […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has informed that its new management group is coming into force today, November 17, 2014.  According to the NPD, this adjustment of the organisation entails that the NPD will have more managers, and is transitioning from two to three management levels. “The most important reason for the changes is that we […]

  • 12 July 2016

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is selling 3D seismic data from an area southeast of Troll field, block 31/5 as well as a small part of Block 31/4, located in the North Sea.  The NPD, a  government agency whose task is to manage the oil and gas resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, acquired the seismic data in […]

  • 13 January 2015

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has informed that Fridtjof Riis (b. 1954) has been awarded the Brøgger Prize for 2015. Riis is a senior geologist at the NPD. He studied at the University of Oslo and Stanford University. According to the NPD, Riis received the prize for his cutting-edge technical contributions to Norwegian geology, and […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Equipment

    After the NPD yesterday made the Norwegian Continental Shelf map available for download, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) today announced they are launching a newly developed mobile phone app. The MPE is thus the first ministry to launch an app in Norway. The app is based on […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Equipment

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted the licensees of Gullfaks Sør consent for start-up and operation of new subsea wet gas compressor and umbilical on the Gullfaks field in production licence 050, in the northern North Sea. Statoil is the operator at Gullfaks Sør with 51%. Other partners are Petoro AS with 30%, and OMV (Norge) […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    During 2012 the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is planning to acquire 2D seismic data from the Norwegian Continental Shelf  North of 64 degrees North. The scope of the mapping is planned to be 10,000-19,000 line kilometres. Due to a tight timescale preference will be given to tenderers who can tender for seismic processing on board […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    AGR, a well construction and engineering project management, reservoir and field management services company, has signed a framework agreement for reservoir management with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the country’s petroleum resources regulator.  AGR’s agreement with the NPD would see the delivery of reservoir management studies in subsurface technology, reservoir geology, and reservoir engineering over […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit to drill well 16/1-25 S in the North Sea, offshore Norway. According to the NPD, the well 16/1-25 S will be drilled from the Bredford Dolphin drilling rig, south of the Edvard Grieg field, in production licence 338 C. Lundin is the […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) started acquiring seismic in the southern part of the Barents Sea yesterday, 26 April, at 17:28 hours. “The entire first line of 67 kilometres was acquired before midnight. We are very satisfied with this start-up,” says Lars Jensen, the NPD’s project manager for this summer’s seismic acquisition. The acquisition, which […]

  • 16 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has signed a framework agreement with the Greenland Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum (BMP) for the exchange of information regarding resource management in the two countries. The agreement was signed by the Director of the BMP, Jørn Skov Nilsen, and Director General Bente Nyland at a meeting at the NPD’s […]

  • 9 January 2018

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has acquired about 4,500 kilometers of 2D seismic offshore Norway. 

  • 16 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Since 2001, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has published an extensive database from more than 1000 exploration wells on the Norwegian shelf. The WDSS (well data summary sheets) for these exploration wells on the Fact Pages contain a lot of well-related information and data that are no longer confidential. The Fact Pages contain general information on […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Equipment

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has produced two interactive versions of the atlas of potential CO2 storage sites in the sea areas off the Norwegian coast. One of them has been integrated with the NPD’s ordinary fact map, and thus provides access to much more information than is the case for the printed versions. Users can […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The average daily production in July 2010 was about 2 117 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is 245 000 barrels more than in June 2010. Gas production was about 7.6 billion Sm 3 , which is 0.9 billion Sm 3 less than in June. The liquid production in July was: 1 800 […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) started acquiring seismic in the southern part of the Barents Sea yesterday. “The entire first line of 67 kilometres was acquired before midnight. We are very satisfied with this start-up,” says Lars Jensen, the NPD’s project manager for this summer’s seismic acquisition. The acquisition, which will be carried out by […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and eleven other state entities are participating in a pilot scheme involving moderate affirmative action to recruit employees with an immigrant background.  The target group for the scheme, which will run until the end of 2014, are immigrants from Europe outside of the EU/EFTA, Asia (including Turkey), Africa, Latin America and […]

  • 17 June 2014

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has announced preliminary production figures for May 2014 which indicate an average daily production of about 1 665 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is 282 000 barrels per day (about 14 percent) less than in April 2014. Total gas sales were about 8.2 billion Sm3, which is 0.8 GSm3 […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The number of companies that have bought the NPD’s seismic data package from Lofoten and Vesterålen has risen to a total of 9. On January 11, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announced that seven companies, Statoil, ExxonMobil, Norske Shell, RWE Dea Norge, GDF Suez, Dong Energy and Det norske oljeselskap, had bought the seismic data package. […]