"Northern Lights" News

Rune Mode Ramberg: A Leading Light Subsea

Apr 25, 2021

There are not many of the leading edge subsea processing projects Rune Mode Ramberg has not been involved in at some level. The list includes Tyrihans subsea pumping, Tordis subsea separation, studies on the Ormen Lange subsea compression project…

Subsea Tiebacks: A Troll with a Kinder Surprise

Apr 25, 2021

Equinor’s Troll Phase 3 project has been described as a real Kinder surprise. It’s Equinor’s most profitable project ever and comes with a minimum CO2 intensity for an offshore project. Elaine Maslin takes a look.Later this year, Norway’s Equinor…

Tenaris to Deliver Line Pipe for Norwegian Offshore CO2 Storage Project

Mar 25, 2021

Norway's Equinor has awarded Tenaris the contract for the supply of tubulars for the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project offshore Norway.From its Dalmine mill in Italy, Tenaris will produce a 105km 12” Carbon Manganese (C-Mn) seamless line pipe for the project…

Equinor Sees Drop in Emissions in 2020

Mar 19, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor, which is working to become a broader energy company, with increasing investments in renewable energy, said Friday its greenhouse emissions in 2020 had dropped compared to 2019.'In 2020, Equinor’s (scope 1 & 2) greenhouse gas emissions were 1…

Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, Microsoft in Carbon Capture Collab

Mar 10, 2021

Norway's Aker Carbon Capture, Danish offshore wind giant Ørsted, and global technology behemoth Microsoft are teaming up in a project to capture emissions from biomass power plants and possibly storing them under the seabed offshore Norway.The…

AGR, Gassnova Pen Deal to Advance CCS Solutions

Feb 16, 2021

AGR, Norway-based well engineering, drilling project management, and reservoir management firm, has signed an agreement to provide advisory services to Gassnova, in the area of carbon capture and storage.The Norwegian state-owned Gassnova acts…

Subsea 7, Aibel Clinch Northern Lights Contracts

Jan 28, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has awarded contracts to Subsea 7 and Aibel in support of the realization of the Northern Lights carbon capture project in Norway.The Northern Lights project is part of the Norwegian full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project “Langskip” (Longship)…

Alcatel Submarine Networks Bags Northern Lights, Breidablikk Deals with Equinor

Jan 14, 2021

Alcatel Submarine Networks, part of Nokia, has this month signed deals with Equinor to deliver submarine cables for subsea control infrastructure for the Northern Lights CCS project as well as for the Breidablikk offshore development.The Northern…

Aker Solutions Signs $57,6M CO2 Capture Deal

Dec 22, 2020

Aker Solutions has secured a contract from Aker Carbon Capture for engineering, procurement, and management assistance to realize the CO2 capture plant at Norcem’s cement factory in Brevik, Norway.The project, part of Norway's Longship project…

UK, Norway Offshore O&G Sectors to See Modest Rise in Investment in 2021

Dec 21, 2020

After a turbulent 2020 for the oil and gas industry, 2021 is expected to see a modest rise in investment in the UK and Norway offshore sectors, assuming a US$50 per barrel average oil price.Exploration activity could recover to 2019 levels and investment in new developments is set to increase…

Key Contracts Awarded for Northern Lights CO2 Capture Project in Norway

Dec 17, 2020

Equinor has awarded key contracts for the Northern Lights carbon capture and storage project in Norway to Aker Solutions. The contract awards come just days after the Norwegian Government announced its funding decision for the Northern Lights project…

Total CEO: North Sea Could Switch from Oil Reservoir to CO2 Storage

Dec 15, 2020

The North Sea could be switched from a depleting oil and gas basin to a site for storing carbon dioxide under the seabed, Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Tuesday.The French oil firm is one of the partners in the Northern Lights project, which…

Norway Greenlights Offshore Carbon Storage Project Northern Lights

Dec 15, 2020

The Norwegian Government on Tuesday today announced its funding decision for the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project, led by Equinor, Shell, and Total.The three oil companies made a conditional investment decision on the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project in May 2020…

Australian Firm Launches Offshore CO2 Capture and Storage Project

Dec 07, 2020

An Australian company has lined up the country's national science agency and Japanese firms to work on a plan to capture carbon dioxide, and liquefy and transport it to a site offshore Australia to be injected under the seabed.The push comes…

Aker Carbon Capture, Vatenfall in Carbon Capture MoU

Oct 22, 2020

Norwegian carbon capture firm Aker Carbon Capture has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sweden’s power company Vattenfall to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe.Aker Carbon Capture…

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