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Equinor Finds Gas and Condensate at Atlantis Well in North Sea

16 hours ago

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has discovered gas and condensate in the exploration well 30/2-5 S Atlantis, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The discovery was made about 17 kilometers south of the Kvitebjørn field in the North Sea and 160 kilometers northwest of Bergen.Based on preliminary estimates the proven reserves are between 3 and 10 million standard cubic meters of recoverable oil equivalent…

Equinor Hires Aibel for Oseberg Works

9 hours ago

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aibel has signed a 'portfolio agreement' for Equinor-operated Oseberg fields in the North Sea off Norway for the period 2020-2026. The aim of the portfolio agreement is to ensure a holistic…

Odfjell Drilling, Equinor Sign Offshore Drilling Rig LoI

Jul 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has signed a letter of intent with oil company Equinor for the use of its Deepsea Atlantic offshore drilling rig for the development of the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 offshore Norway.The letter…

Apply to Overhaul Equinor's Statfjord Platforms

Jul 06, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Apply has been hired by offshore energy giant Equinor for engineering and installation services on the North Sea Statfjord field, offshore Norway.The agreement covers overhaul, replacement, and modification deliveries on the three Statfjord platforms…

Dry Barents Sea Well for Spirit Energy

Jul 06, 2020

Spirit Energy has failed to find hydrocarbons at a Barents Sea exploration well in the production license 719, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Monday morning that Spirit Energy had concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7321/8-2 S and that the well was dry…

PGS Kicks Off Barents Sea Seismic Survey

Jul 06, 2020

Norwegian seismic acquisition company PGS has started an ultra-high-density seismic survey in the Barents Sea. The survey extends Hammerfest Basin coverage further west and north into the southern Loppa High. The first data will be available Q4 2020…

Neptune Strikes Hydrocarbons at Dugong Well, off Norway

Jul 03, 2020

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

Jul 03, 2020

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…

Borr Drilling Regains NYSE Listing Compliance

Jul 03, 2020

Jack-up drilling rig specialist Borr Drilling has regained compliance with the continued listing standard on the New York Stock Exchange, avoiding delisting risk.Borr Drilling said in May it had been informed by the NYSE that the company was…

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…

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