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  • 31 August 2018

    Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, has been removed from his role and replaced by a member of the Norwegian Parliament. 

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2017

    The United Kindom expects to import more natural gas from Norway as it is looking to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. This was revealed on Friday after the UK Energy Minister Jesse Norman and his Norwegian counterpart Terje Søviknes held their first meeting in Oslo. “British interest in Norwegian gas is set to grow as the […]

  • 4 August 2017

    Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, on Thursday visited Engie-operated Gjøa offshore platform – Norway’s fifth largest producing platform, according to Engie.  According to the company’s statement on the same day, it was the first time the Minister visited the Gjøa platform, located just outside the coast of Florø, in the North Sea […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil has, on behalf of its partners, submitted plans for development of the Njord and Bauge fields to the Norwegian minister of petroleum and energy, Terje Søviknes. The company submitted a revised plan for development and operation of the Njord field and a plan for development and operation of the new Bauge field. “When we submitted the […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the plan for development and operations for the Fenja field. The approval was announced during the Minister Terje Søviknes speech at the Energy Change conference in Stjørdal. The Fenja field is located at Haltenterassen in block 6406/12, about 120 kilometers north of Kristiansund. The field contains recoverable […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, has officially opened Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea, on February 13, 2017.  “The development of Ivar Aasen is an important milestone for the oil industry, and represents significant values for the Norwegian society,” said Søviknes at the opening ceremony, which was conducted on the helideck on the Ivar-platform. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Wintershall is working to enable the start of oil production from the Maria field offshore Norway in the first half of next year.   Wintershall said on Tuesday that the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, and Wintershall CEO, Mario Mehren, visited the Deepsea Stavanger rig in the Norwegian Sea on Tuesday, May […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Norway’s Statoil could participate in the country’s first floating wind tender under the condition that there are sufficient long-term subsidies, the company’s Chief Executive Eldar Saetre told Reuters.

  • 13 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

      Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes officially opened the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea on Monday, February 13.  Oil production from the Aker BP-operated field started on December 24, 2016, four years after the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) was submitted. The total cost of the project was in […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Project & Tenders

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the development of Statoil’s Snefrid Nord gas discovery near the Aasta hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea. “The development of Snefrid Nord gives increased income to the community and profitable workplaces on land. Norwegian supply companies have already won important contracts, which is very pleasing,” said Minister […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes on Thursday approved the Plan for Development and Operations (PDO) for the VNG Norge-operated Fenja field located in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 29 December 2017

    Aker BP has marked the first year of production from its operated Ivar Aasen development located offshore Norway. 

  • 21 June 2017

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has launched the 24th licensing round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The licensing round includes a total of 102 blocks. Nine blocks are located in the Norwegian Sea and 93 in the Barents Sea. The aim is to award new production licenses during the first half of 2018. The […]

  • 9 May 2018

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Wednesday announced the APA 2018 licensing round, comprising the predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea.

  • 16 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wintershall has, together with its partners, submitted the Plan for Development and Operation for the Nova field in the North Sea to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Hugo Dijkgraaf, Wintershall Norge managing director, handed the Nova document to the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes. Nova will be developed as a […]

  • 2 May 2017

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, announced this year’s licensing round for mature areas on the Norwegian continental shelf – Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2017 – with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea. The Ministry said on Tuesday that, in the APA 2017 round, […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Equipment

      Statoil on Thursday made history, or at least made an important step towards making history, with the opening of the Valemon control room at Sansli in Bergen. Namely, the Valemon platform, located in the North Sea offshore Norway, will be the first platform in Norway to be remotely-controlled from land. “This is a vital […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil company Statoil has received an approval from the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the installation of a new template at the Visund field offshore Norway.  Visund is an oil and gas field in blocks 34/8 and 34/7, 22 kilometers north-east of the Gullfaks field in the Tampen area of the Norwegian […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, and Wintershall’s CEO, Mario Mehren, have visited the Deepsea Stavanger rig ahead of reservoir drilling on the Wintershall’s Maria field. Maria, Wintershall’s flagship development in Norway, is a subsea field that uses existing infrastructure to produce oil in a cost effective way. Drilling of the six wells […]

  • 26 March 2018

    Norway’s ministry of energy has approved Aker BP’s development and operation plans for the Valhall Flank West and Skogul offshore fields. Aker BP submitted the plans on December 15, 2017. The large Valhall oil field is located in the southern part of the Norwegian section of the North Sea. It has already been the subject […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities & Government

    On 4 June, Norwegian Parliament (Storting) will discuss a new proposal asking the government to draft detailed regulation for opening concession areas and granting concessions rights for offshore wind projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).