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Norway Faces Power Deficit from 2027, Statnett Says

Nov 09, 2022

Demand for electricity in Norway will continue to outpace supply growth in the coming years, leading to a likely power deficit by 2027, transmission grid operator Statnett said on Wednesday. Power demand in Norway is expected to grow to 164 terawatt hours (TWh) in 2027, a rise of 24 TWh from current levels, largely driven by the establishment of new industries and plans to connect oil and gas platforms to the grid…

Norway's Climate Choice: Old Oil, Gas Fields Switch to Green Power or Close Early

Aug 15, 2022

Norway will have to phase out some of its old oil and gas fields prematurely to achieve its 2030 climate goals, unless it can use carbon-free power on more offshore platforms to cut their emissions, the country's Climate Minister Espen Barth Eide said…

Crown Estate Scotland Opens Process to Cut UK North Sea Oil and Gas Emissions

Aug 10, 2022

Crown Estate Scotland opened on Wednesday the registration window for an offshore wind leasing process that aims to lower emissions from Britain's North Sea oil and gas production.The public corporation's Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas…

Alternative Power Sources Could Eliminate 87% of Emissions from Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms - Study

Jun 23, 2022

Alternative power sources might cut emissions on offshore oil and gas platforms by up to 87 percent, and cost-effectively at that.This is according to the winners of a Platform Electrification competition launched in September 2021 by what was then called the Oil and Gas Authority (The OGA)…

Electrification is Key to Decarbonizing the North Sea

Jun 13, 2022

The UK government has set ambitious climate change targets within the oil and gas industry, with The North Sea Transition deal aiming to reduce emissions by 50% before 2030. In the most recent emissions report published by the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA)…

Havfram Eyes 'Important' Role in Offshore Platform Electrification

Mar 02, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation firm Havfram on Wednesday shared its ambition to become 'one of the future market leaders in O&G electrification with offshore wind.' ' In 2020 Havfram made the lasting commitment to play a key role in the transition from oil and gas into offshore wind…

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