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Norway's Carbon Capture and Storage Project Estimated to Cost $2.6B

Jun 25, 2020

Norway's ambition to build a full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) chain could cost around $25 billion crowns ($2.58 billion), including operating costs for ten years, an economic analysis showed on Thursday.The International Energy Agency…

Aker BP Secures Approval for Two Norwegian Sea Wells

Jun 25, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has secured regulatory approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill two wells in a block in the Norwegian Sea.Under the plan, Aker BP will drill wells 6607/12-4 and 6607/12-4 A in the production license 127 C…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Names New Senior Management Team

Jun 25, 2020

The Norwegian oil and gas regulator Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has appointed new senior management team.'The six directors who will make up the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s senior management team along with Director General Ingrid Sølvberg have now been employed…

Aker Solutions Gets LoI for $205M Breidablikk Subsea System

Jun 25, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions been awarded a letter of intent from Equinor for the delivery of a subsea system for the Breidablikk project in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Subject to the final contract award, Aker Solutions will deliver a complete subsea production system…

Bernhard Schulte Takes Delivery of Hybrid SOV from Ulstein

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian Ulstein shipyard has delivered Service Operation Vessel ‘Windea Jules Verne’ to Bernhard Schulte Offshore.The battery hybrid vessel will work at the Merkur offshore wind farm offshore Germany, where it will be operating for GE Renewable Energy…

Aker BP Files $600M Hod Field Development Plan

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP, with its partner Pandion Energy, has filed the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Hod offshore field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The Hod field will be developed using a normally unmanned…

Norway Plans Large Expansion of Arctic Oil Exploration

Jun 24, 2020

Norway is planning a major expansion of oil exploration in the Arctic, despite commitments to tackling global warming and opposition from environmental groups.Minister of petroleum and energy Tina Bru said on Wednesday the expansion was needed to protect jobs and generate wealth…

DeepOcean Secures Subsea Work at Repsol's Yme Field

Jun 24, 2020

Offshore installation contractor DeepOcean has been awarded an EPCI contract for marine operations on Repsol’s Yme project in the North Sea offshore Norway.The award to DeepOcean covers project management, engineering, construction, and offshore…

Equinor Taps LOC for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 MWS Work

Jun 24, 2020

Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC Group has been awarded a new scope of work with Norway's Equinor to provide services as part of the second phase of the development of the Johan Sverdrup offshore oil field in Norway.Under the contract…

TechnipFMC Scores Up To $187,1M Worth of Deals in Norway

Jun 23, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has awarded oilfield services provider Technip two contracts and a letter of intent worth up to NOK 1.8 billion ($187,1 million).Under the contracts and the letter of intent, TechnipFMC will provide pipelaying…

Aker BP's Valhall Flank West Drilling Program Complete

Jun 22, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has completed the drilling program at its Valhall Flank West project in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Aker BP said last Friday that, over the course of 11 months, the Maersk Invincible drilling rig had set 12 conductors…

Equinor Gets OK for North Sea Pilot Well

Jun 22, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has received regulatory approval to drill a pilot hole in the North Sea offshore Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway said Friday it had given its consent to Equinor for exploration drilling (pilot…

Norway's May Oil Output Down, But Still Above Forecast

Jun 19, 2020

Norway's oil production fell in May from the previous month but still exceeded official forecasts by 0.9%, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Friday.The country's crude oil output fell by 2.1% month-on-month from April to 1.74 million barrels per day…

Norway: Endur, Oceano Set to Merge

Jun 19, 2020

Norwegian energy services firm Endúr has said it is working on a merger with compatriot marine engineering company Oceano.Endur, formed in 2019 after the merger of Bergen Group ASA with Endúr Fabricom, has signed a letter of intent with the…

Norway Offers 36 Offshore Blocks to E&P Firms

Jun 19, 2020

Energy companies can apply to explore for oil and gas in 36 new exploration blocks off Norway, the country's oil and energy ministry said on Friday.Western Europe's largest oil producer conducts regular licensing rounds to stimulate offshore oil exploration…

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