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  • 29 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects

    Norwegian government has earmarked NOK 25 million (approx. EUR 2.3 million) for a project in the offshore wind industry and establishment of a research center for renewable energy. NOK 15 million (approx. EUR 1.4 million) have been proposed for the new renewable energy research center, which will focus primarily on the challenges in the offshore […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tord Lien sent clear signals to the industry that the Government will have high ambitions for Norwegian oil and gas during his speech at RWE Dea Norge’s annual event in Oslo last night. During the event to honor the RWE Dea scholarship recipients the Minister spoke about the future of Norwegian oil and gas. “Success […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Government approved the development plan for the Martin Linge gas field. Until now the licensees have referred to the field as Hild. Located in the northern part of the North Sea, the field is about 150 kilometres west of Kollsnes. Total investments in the development amount to about NOK 26 billion, with recoverable […]

  • 28 April 2015

    On Friday, April 24, the Norwegian Government submitted a proposition to the Storting, the Norwegian Parliament, for the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the first development phase step on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. Statoil and its partners in the project submitted their Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for Johan […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Research & Development, Transition

    The Norwegian Government has proposed to increase funding for mapping of seabed minerals and knowledge building. In its revised National Budget for 2020, Norway is looking to boost its previous funding from 70 to close to 140 million Norwegian kroner. Tina Bru, Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, said: “As a resource owner, it is […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Coast Guard has removed Greenpeace activists from the safety zone around Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea. The activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise entered the 500-meter exclusion zone with kayaks and inflatable boats after tailing the rig for one month in the Barents Sea. They attached a giant […]

  • 22 August 2013

    DSME received an order for a combat support ship from the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization. The value of this contract is approximately 230 million USD. The warship is scheduled to be delivered to the Norwegian Navy in September 2016. The recommendation of the U.K. government influenced the Norwegian government and the Defense Logistics Organization to […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DSME received an order for a combat support ship from the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization. The value of this contract is approximately 230 million USD. The warship is scheduled to be delivered to the Norwegian Navy in September 2016. The recommendation of the U.K. government influenced the Norwegian government and the Defense Logistics Organization to […]

  • 28 September 2018

    The Norwegian government has given its approval for Wintershall’s development plan for the Nova field in the North Sea. 

  • 22 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Greenpeace has informed that its 35 activists and its Arctic Sunrise ship have been released following last week’s arrest in Norway. The Norwegian Coast Guard last Thursday boarded the Arctic Sunrise and arrested the ship and the crew at Statoil’s Korpfjell drill site in the Barents Sea, after Greenpeace’s protest against Statoil’s drilling in the […]

  • 11 September 2017

    The Norwegian government’s state auditor, Riksrevisjonen or the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), has decided to conduct an investigation of the country’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA).  The Petroleum Safety Authority (Petroleumstilsynet) is a Norwegian government regulator responsible for safety, emergency preparedness and the working environment in the country’s petroleum industry. As […]

  • 16 December 2005

    The Norwegian government has approved Statoil

  • 30 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy

    The Norwegian Government has decided to make oil production cuts in an attempt to more rapidly stabilise the oil market.

  • 27 February 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Activists from Greenpeace Nordic and Greenpeace Germany are today, February 27, 2017, protesting near a drilling rig, which is working for Statoil, in a fjord in northern Norway. According to a Monday statement by the environmental organization, the activists – in kayaks near the rig – are peacefully protesting against Statoil and the Norwegian government […]

  • 12 August 2014

    Norwegian government will, once it has consulted with the the Norwegian Parliament, impose economic sanction against Russia, following the guidelines introduced by the EU on July 31.

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Shipping majors have been excluded from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) for beaching ships.

  • 25 October 2018

    Russia and Norway have signed an agreement on mutual rights to seismic acquisition in the Barents Sea.

  • 11 April 2019
    Equipment

    The Norwegian Government will make a proposal to Parliament that the country contributes funds for an exploration well for CO2-storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

  • 2 April 2006

    The Norwegian government says oil exploration in promising Arctic coastal areas will be restricted until at least 2010, to protect the environment and fisheries.

  • 28 January 2020

    Norwegian government has appointed Tina Bru as the country’s new Minister of Petroleum and Energy, replacing Sylvi Listhaug. 

  • 10 April 2018
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian government on Tuesday presented a development plan for the Statoil-operated Johan Castberg project in the Barents Sea for the approval by the country’s Parliament (Stortinget).

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Teekay Offshore is to receive USD 165.5 million from Norway for four new shuttle tankers being built at SHI.