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  • 10 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has conducted a chemical analyses of sulphides and manganese crusts from the Norwegian shelf and revealed that the sulphides contain a high content of copper, zinc and cobalt. The sulphis contains mostly contain iron, but also have a relatively high content of copper (up to 14 per cent in some samples), […]

  • 14 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    The activity level on the Norwegian shelf is high, with investments expected to rise in the next few years. In spite of this, NPD sees that more than 50 per cent of the oil remains in the fields. This is a source of concern for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), which is now calling for […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) invited the most important players within design, construction and modification of process facilities to a joint meeting. The topic for discussion was the contractors’ responsibility and role in relation to risk of hydrocarbon leaks on the Norwegian shelf. “The purpose of the meeting was to identify areas […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    So far this year, 12 discoveries have been made on the Norwegian shelf. Six of these were made in the North Sea, and three in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea respectively. A total of 27 wildcat wells have been completed, giving a discovery rate of 44 per cent. So far, 42 exploration wells […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) believes that oil reserves could grow by 1200 million standard cubic metres (Sm 3 ) over the next ten years. The new target was launched when the NPD presented its resource report on 3 April. The report provides an overview of the resources in fields and discoveries on the Norwegian shelf […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has informed that at the end of the application deadline for awards in predefined areas (APA) 2014 on the Norwegian shelf, the authorities have received applications from 47 companies.

  • 30 June 2009

    A/S Norske Shell, operator of production license 326, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6603/12-1. The well proved gas. The discovery is located 150 km northwest of the 6506/6-1 gas discovery (“Victoria”) in the northern Norwegian Sea. The well was drilled in 1376 meters of water, which is the greatest water depth of any […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    North Energy has been awarded a partnership in two new licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. With this new award, the company has 25 licences and two operatorships. – We are very pleased to have succeeded so well with our APA application for 2011. We won two of the three licences we wanted. These awards […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil was awarded ownership interests in eleven production licences on the Norwegian shelf. Statoil will be the operator in eight of the licences. In this APA round (Awards in Predefined Areas), Statoil applied for more areas than has been the case in recent years, submitting a targeted application reflecting its new exploration strategy for the […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy together with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate are publishing “Facts 2013 – The Norwegian petroleum sector”. The publication provides a general overview of information regarding the petroleum activities on the Norwegian continental shelf. Here you can read about the main features of Norwegian petroleum policy and the activities on the […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    During the period 2001 – 2011, there was a clear reduction in the number of acute crude oil spills to sea on the Norwegian shelf. Leaks in and damage to flexible risers continues to be an unresolved problem area, which will require attention from the industry in coming years. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, 26 June, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has announced the 22 nd licensing round on the Norwegian shelf. Eighty-six blocks/parts of blocks are being announced in this round; 14 in the Norwegian Sea and 72 in the Barents Sea. “The interest in exploring in the Barents Sea has increased considerably after Statoil […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The total nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions on the Norwegian shelf have remained relatively stable since the turn of the century. The prognoses indicate that they will remain at the same level in the years to come. This is according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s new status report for NOx emissions, policy instruments and emission-reducing technology in […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, 17 January, Statoil was awarded ownership interests in eleven production licenses on the Norwegian shelf. Statoil will be the operator in eight of the licenses. In this APA round (Awards in Predefined Areas), Statoil applied for more areas than has been the case in recent years, submitting a targeted application reflecting its new exploration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Russian oil company LUKOIL has prequalified as an operator in Norway’s offshore oil zones, opening the door to licensing rounds which could add to the Russian oil company’s growing international portfolio. “LUKOIL has been prequalified as an operator,” Mette Agerup, assistant director of the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, told a seminar on regulation […]

  • 6 December 2016

    Statoil CEO Eldar Saetre feels the Norwegian Continental Shelf will not lose attractiveness even in the low-carbon future. Also, he feels there’s been much talk, an not enough action when it comes to the climate change. “In a low-carbon future, we need oil & gas producers who can deliver energy at low cost, with low […]

  • 1 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      RWE Dea Norge has been awarded three promising licences in the recent APA 2010 licensing round by the Norwegian Ministery of Petroleum and Energy, of which one is in the North Sea and two are in the Norwegian Sea. This strengthens the company’s long-term commitment on the Norwegian Shelf. Licence PL 582, Blocks 6204/10 […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has announced that in January 2012, 11.2 billion standard cubic metres of gas was sold from the Norwegian shelf. The figure is the highest of all time. “One important factor for the record-high sales is that it is winter and there is a great demand for gas in the market – […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has today issued a statement saying that high costs and weaker oil prices could drive necessary readjustments that will strengthen the petroleum industry over the long-term. Significant remaining resources on the Norwegian shelf provide a basis for continued value creation and a high activity level for many years to come, the NPD […]

  • 28 April 2008

    There are currently 23 rigs on the Norwegian shelf, of which 16 operate for StatoilHydro. Several newcomers to the Norwegian shelf are also searching for new resources, including the Swedish Lundin company and the British company BG. While drilling activities were previously dominated by the major players in Norway, the picture is different today. A […]

  • 16 March 2012

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said in a report that in January, 11.2 billion standard cubic metres of gas was sold from the Norwegian shelf. The figure is the highest of all time. “One important factor for the record-high sales is that it is winter and there is a great demand for gas in the market […]