Norway: 38 oil firms apply in offshore licensing round

Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has received applications from 38 companies in the APA 2018 licensing round.

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Equinor gains drilling permit for Norwegian Sea wildcat

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

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Equinor to start production from Aasta Hansteen in autumn

Equinor will start production from the Aasta Hansteen field in the autumn of 2018 after it received the start-up ...

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Alvheim partners lift IOR award at ONS 2018

Partners in the Alvheim field offshore Norway have been awarded a prize for improved oil recovery from the ...

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Equinor’s first unmanned wellhead platform set for start-up

Equinor will start production from the Oseberg H platform in September after it received the start-up approval from ...

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Equinor picks up permit for Ragnfrid Nord drilling

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

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DEA gains drilling permit for Barents Sea wildcat

The NPD has granted DEA Norge AS a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Barents Sea offshore Norway.

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Norwegian oil production in July below expected

Oil production in Norway dipped below expected during July 2018, according to a report on Thursday by the Norwegian ...

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Spirit Energy drills Barents Sea duster off Norway

Spirit Energy has completed the drilling of a wildcat well north of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. ...

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NPD to acquire seismic data in the western Norwegian Sea

The NPD will conduct a data acquisition expedition over the Mohns Ridge in the western Norwegian Sea.

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Equinor granted permit for North Sea well trio

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for three wells in the North Sea.

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Norway boasts 20 developments as exploration rises

As many as 20 development projects are currently under way on the Norwegian Shelf, and 13 exploration wells in the ...

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Norway's oil output in June below forecast

Oil production in Norway was below forecast during June 2018 due to technical issues on some fields, according to a ...

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Mixed results from Wellesley's North Sea wells

Wellesley Petroleum has made a minor oil discovery and drilled a dry appraisal well in the North Sea.

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Lundin gains permit for appraisal well in Norwegian Sea

The NPD has granted Lundin a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea offshore Norway.

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Equinor bites dust on Visund well

Norwegian oil major Equinor has hit dust in a well near the Visund field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

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Norway must explore and discover, report says

Production of oil and gas in Norway will increase going forward but new and larger discoveries have to be made in ...

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ConocoPhillips set for water injection at Ekofisk

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has consented to the start up on the ConocoPhillips-operated installation ...

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Equinor to extend lifetime of Oseberg's smallest platform

Norway's Equinor has been granted consent for continued use of the Oseberg Øst platform located in the North Sea.

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Aker BP gains drilling permit for North Sea well duo

The NPD has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two appraisal wells in the North Sea offshore Norway.

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Wellesley gains permit for North Sea wildcat

The NPD has granted Wellesley Petroleum a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea offshore Norway.

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