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Barents Sea

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Posted: 6 days ago

Norway offers 61 offshore licences to 30 companies

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has offered 61 production licences on the Norwegian c...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 6 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

CGG wraps up Barents Sea seeps study

CGG’s Satellite Mapping group recently completed a high-resolution hydrocarbon seeps study commissio...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Norwegian court’s ruling in favour of Arctic drilling sparks outrage

Norwegian Supreme Court has ruled against environmental groups and in favour of the government follo...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Equinor drills duster in Barents Sea

Norwegian oil major Equinor has failed to find hydrocarbons after drilling a wildcat well in the Bar...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Equinor gearing up for fresh Barents Sea well

Equinor has received consent from the offshore safety authority to drill an exploration well in the ...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Norway launches 25th licensing round, focus on Barents Sea

Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy launched the 25th licensing round, encompassing 136 ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Lundin bites dust at Polmak well

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin has not been able to find any hydrocarbons at the Polmak well exp...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Equinor mulls concept for Barents Sea oil field

Equinor has awarded contracts for concept studies to progress the Wisting project development, in th...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Equinor gains drilling permit for Barents Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a well located i...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

West Bollsta rig drills Lundin's Polmak well

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin has spudded the Polmak well in the Barents Sea offshore Norway, u...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Lundin makes a deal to buy Barents Sea assets from Idemitsu

Lundin Energy has entered into an agreement with Idemitsu Petroleum to acquire its interests in a p...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Industry Contribution

Faccin Wind Towers Division: a reliable partner for your wind energy project

Faccin Group created a Wind Towers Division within the company. Why? Eng. Andrea Comparin: “Ac...

Posted: 21 days ago
Industry Contribution

Maritime Insurance Market Update, Q3 2020

‘Clients, advisors and insurers are in the same boat.’ Effective cooperation is necessary to keep ri...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Equinor cleared to use Askeladd Phase 1 facilities

Norway’s safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Equinor consent to use Ask...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

PGS in Barents Sea wide-tow Penta Source project

Norwegian seismic player PGS said it has begun a new project in the Barents Sea that uses the most a...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Equinor's Johan Castberg project under investigation

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has launched an investigation into challenges related to the comp...

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  • Regulation & policy
Posted: 4 months ago
Industry Contribution
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It’s all about power flow

Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jero...

Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Equinor comes up dry in Barents Sea well

Equinor has drilled a dry well near the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Vår Energi resumes offshore drilling activities

Vår Energi is resuming its drilling activities in the Barents Sea and the North Sea, which were post...

Categories:
  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

PGS extending Hammerfest Basin coverage

PGS has recently started ultra-high-density seismic survey in the Barents Sea. The survey extends Ha...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 6 months ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Spirit hits dust in Barents Sea well

Spirit Energy has drilled a dry well near the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea offshore Norwa...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Aker Solutions to deliver Askeladd subsea production system

Aker Solutions has received a letter of intent from Equinor to deliver the subsea production system ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

GALLERY: Work on Johan Castberg FPSO anchors underway

Island Victory, Island Offshore’s installation vessel, has started work on an enormous anchor system...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Spirit Energy gets go-ahead for Barents Sea drilling

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy has been given a drilling permit to drill the 7321/8-2 S well in t...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Lundin cleared to drill Barents Sea well

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has been given a drilling permit to drill the 7219/11-1 well in th...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Spirit Energy to use Leiv Eiriksson rig in Barents Sea

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

Island Victory on Barents subsea duty

Island Offshore’s deep water installation vessel Island Victory has secured more work in the B...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Island Offshore's newbuild vessel mobilized to Barents Sea

Island Offshore’s new offshore installation vessel, Island Victory, has been mobilized for its...

Posted: 10 months ago