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  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a recent framework agreement award by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to Ramboll, the engineering services firm has confirmed and detailed the terms and scope of work to be delivered under the deal.   To recall, the government agency in charge of the country’s petroleum sector recently awarded framework agreements to eleven supplier firms in […]

  • 22 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Today, 22 February, Stavanger mayor Leif Johan Sevland opened the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s new building in Stavanger. When he congratulated the NPD on the new building, he emphasised how important it is that the NPD and its employees have suitable working conditions, so they can do the best job possible job as resource managers on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ingrid Sølvberg has been appointed by the King in Council, to take over the post of director general of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate from Bente Nyland. The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has not yet set the date for the transition. The director general position in the NPD is posted as a fixed term engagement […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The King in Council named a new director general of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate on Friday, October 11.

  • 13 May 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Norge a drilling permit for an exploratory well offshore Florø, Norway. NPD stated on Friday that the wellbore 35/11-19 S will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig after completing the drilling of wildcat well 35/8-6 A for Wintershall Norge AS in production license 248. This permit comes after the Norwegian […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Preliminary production figures for April 2011 indicate an average daily production of about 2 087 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is an increase of 26 000 barrels compared to March. Gas production was about 7.4 billion Sm3, which is a decrease of 2.9 billion Sm3 compared to the previous month. The […]

  • 20 February 2015

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has reported that preliminary production figures for January 2015 indicate an average daily production of about 1 931 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.  This is 59 000 barrels per day (about 3 percent) less than in December 2014. Total gas sales were about 10.3 billion Sm3, which is 0.6 GSm3 […]

  • 1 September 2017

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), a government agency responsible for the regulation of the petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf, has named a new exploration director.  The agency informed on Friday that Torgeir Stordal has been hired as the exploration director, starting Friday, September 1. Stordal studied applied geophysics and has a Master of Science […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has launched a tender competition to supplement its technological competence and capacity. The purpose is to become more of a driving force in development of discoveries and measures to enhance recovery from fields in operation. The tender competition is for external companies with the relevant expertise. The NPD needs consultants who […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) will carry out acquisition of 2D seismic data in the waters around Jan Mayen this summer. The acquisition activity will start around 10 June and will last up to three months. Last fall, the Norwegian government resolved that an impact assessment would be made of the maritime zones off […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Gardline Hydro, an operating division of Gardline providing seabed-mapping services, has been awarded a contract by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate on behalf of the Norwegian Government. This is under an agreement on financial and technical co-operation with seven coastal states to perform a geophysical survey of the North West African Continental Margin, to investigate […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil company Det norske oljeselskap has completed the drilling of two appraisal wells in the Ivar Aasen field area, with mixed results. According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, the company drilled the wells in the 001 B to delineate the West Cable (16/1-7) discovery made in 2004. The size of the discovery, included in the […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Preliminary production figures for January 2011 indicate an average daily production of about 2 164 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is 50 000 more than in December 2010. Gas production was about 10.4 billion Sm 3 , which is 0.4 billion Sm 3 less than in December. The average daily liquid […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted a consent to Aker BP for start-up of the Skogul field in the North Sea. Skogul was proven in 2010 and the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) was approved in early 2018. Recoverable resources are estimated at 1.5 million standard cubic meters of oil (9.4 million bbls). The […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    On 9 June, The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate completed the drilling of shallow boreholes in the western Norwegian Sea.

  • 24 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 16 January 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wellesley Petroleum a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea.

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Starting today, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate will collect 2D seismic data off Jan Mayen. The collecting, which will be carried out by the vessel M/V Nordic Explorer, will continue until the beginning of August. According to the plan, a total of 9,200 kilometres (63 lines) of seismic data will be collected in this area. The […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Capricorn Norge a drilling permit for a well located in the Norwegian Sea. 

  • 12 December 2019

    Norwegian oil production during November 2019 was significantly higher than the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate predicted, according to the directorate’s report on Thursday. 

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Starting today, 5 June, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate will collect 2D seismic data off Jan Mayen. The collecting, which will be carried out by the vessel M/V Nordic Explorer, will continue until the beginning of August. According to the plan, a total of 9,200 kilometres (63 lines) of seismic data will be collected in this […]