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Neptune Strikes Hydrocarbons at Dugong Well, off Norway

2 hours ago

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has struck hydrocarbons at its Dugong well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, just two weeks after the drilling started.'Upon entering the reservoir, logs and cuttings have identified hydrocarbons and a decision has been made to initiate coring…

COSL Signs LOI for COSLInnovator Rig

3 hours ago

Offshore drilling company COSL Drilling has signed a letter of intent with an unnamed operator for the use of its COSLInnovator semi-submersible drilling rig offshore Norway in 2021.'After being kept ready for operations over a longer period…

Safety Regulator Approves Three Drilling Projects Off Norway

Jul 02, 2020

The Norwegian offshore safety regulator PSA Norway has in the past two days approved three offshore drilling projects in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea.On Wednesday, the PSA gave consents for ConocoPhillips' Warka and Wellesley Petroleum' Schweinsteiger exploration wells…

Equinor Extending Asgard C FSO Life until Sep 2028

Jul 01, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has been given regulator approval to extend the producing life of Åsgard C Floating Storage and Offloading unit in the Norwegian Sea.Under the approval granted this week by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

Eidesvik to Manage Two OSVs for Aker BP

Jul 01, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has won a contract with Aker BP to manage two supply vessels in operation on the Norwegian continental shelf (“NCS”).'NS Orla and NS Frayja are the vessels that will be operated by Eidesvik…

Allseas Taps Kvaerner for Valhall Platforms Recycling

Jun 30, 2020

Offshore installation and decommissioning specialist Allseas has awarded a contract to Norway's Kvaerner to dismantle and recycle three large topsides, three jackets and four bridges from Aker BP's Valhall and Hod fields, with a combined weight of 33 000 tonnes…

Aker Solutions, Equinor Sign LoI for Askeladd Subsea System

Jun 30, 2020

Norway's Aker Solutions has received a letter of intent from Equinor to deliver the subsea production system for the Askeladd Vest natural gas development in the Barents Sea in northern Norway.The development of Askeladd Vest is phase two of…

ION Geophysical, PGS in 2D Data Team-Up

Jun 29, 2020

Offshore seismic data companies ION Geophysical and PGS have agreed to collaborate globally on 2D exploration data.  'Both companies have modern, high-quality multi-client data libraries that together cover all the significant hydrocarbon provinces around the world…

Aker BP Awards Aker Solutions $175,5M Offshore Maintenance Work

Jun 29, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has awarded an offshore maintenance and modification contract worth around $175,5 million to its compatriot offshore services provider Aker Solutions.The contract is for two years and is for maintenance and modification services at Aker BP's Ula…

Energean, Edison Cut Norway from E&P Sales Deal

Jun 29, 2020

Oil and gas companies Energean and Edison have agreed to exclude Edison's Norwegian assets from the proposed sale of Edison's E&P business to Energean. Apart from the exclusion of Norway, the companies have also reduced the value of the deal by $111 million…

Repsol to Extend Rev Field Life to 2023 End

Jun 26, 2020

Spanish oil company Repsol has received consent from the Norwegian regulators for life extension of the Rev field in the North Sea.The field, part of production license 038 C, for which Repsol Norge is the operator is located near the UK border…

Half of Norway's Oil Output to be Powered from Shore by Mid-2020s

Jun 26, 2020

Offshore platforms delivering almost half of Norway's oil production might soon be powered from shore, which the government says, would reduce emissions considerably, given that Norway's mainland electricity comes mainly from hydropower and wind farms…

Parat Halvorsen Electric Boilers for Edvard Grieg Platform

Jun 26, 2020

Norwegian company Parat Halvorsen will supply the electric boilers that will provide the heating on the Edvard Grieg platform offshore Norway when the field is supplied with power from shore. 'This means that the last piece of the puzzle to fully electrify Edvard Grieg is coming into place…

Dolphin Drilling Inks 3-Well LoI with Norwegian Operator

Jun 26, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has signed a letter of intent with an unnamed Norwegian oil company for a three-well plugging and abandonment campaign.The news was shared Friday morning by Dolphin Drilling's CEO Bjørnar Iversen…

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