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Norway Not Thinking of Deepening Oil Output Cuts

Jun 18, 2020

Norway is not planning to deepen its oil output cuts after a decision by the OPEC+ group to prolong its own production cut, the Nordic country's energy minister said on Thursday.Norway, which is not part of the OPEC+ group, has said it would cut its oil production by 250…

Neptune Energy Spuds Dugong Well Offshore Norway

Jun 18, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling on the Dugong exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Dugong is the first operated exploration well to be drilled by Neptune in the northern sector of the North Sea since the Duva discovery in 2016…

Neptune Energy to Spud Dugong Offshore Well This Week, Partner Says

Jun 17, 2020

Petrolia NOCO, a partner in Neptune-operated PL 882 block in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, said the drilling of the Dugong well is set to begin by June 19, 2020.Neptune last week secured a regulatory consent to drill two wildcat wells at the Dugong prospect…

PG Flow Solutions Pumps Selected for Aker BP's Hod

Jun 17, 2020

PG Flow Solutions has won a contract to supply pump systems for AKER BP's normally unmanned wellhead platform to be used at the planned Hod field development in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Aker BP last week made the final investment decision for the Hod project…

Eidesvik Equips Fleet with Energy Efficiency Software

Jun 16, 2020

The Norwegian offshore shipowner Eidesvik has signed a contract with Yxney Maritime for the use of Yxney's Maress energy efficiency software on its vessels, as a step towards further emissions reduction.Maress is a cloud-based system using available…

AF Gruppen to Dismantle Curlew FPSO

Jun 15, 2020

Oil company Shell has awarded Norway's AF Gruppen a contract for the dismantling and recycling of the Curlew FPSO.The Curlew is an FPSO which was deployed at the Curlew field in the UK North Sea in 1997, approximately 210km east of the Aberdeenshire coastline…

Norway Opens Two Areas for Offshore Wind in the North Sea

Jun 12, 2020

Norway has opened two areas for offshore wind power developments in the North Sea, including one along its maritime border with Denmark, the energy ministry said on Friday.Western Europe's largest oil and gas producer generates most of its electricity from hydropower and normally has a surplus…

Neptune Gets License to Drill Wildcat Duo Off Norway

Jun 12, 2020

Neptune Energy has secured a regulatory consent to drill two wildcat wells at the Dugong prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The consent, granted by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, concerns the drilling of wells 34/4-15 S and 34/4-15 A…

Solstad Offshore Lands Work for PSV Trio

Jun 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won two longer-term platform supply vessel contracts, and one PSV extension.Solstad said Thursday that 'a leading North Sea operator' had awarded it contracts for two Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) for a period of six months firm plus options…

Report: Shell Selling Norwegian Fields, Pipelines stakes

Jun 12, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell has launched the sale of its stakes in two oilfields and two pipelines in Norway, according to a sales document seen by Reuters.Shell is selling its 6.45% interest in the Kvitebjorn field and pipeline and its 3.225% interest in the Valemon Unit and Valemon Rich Gas Pipeline…

Equinor, Aker BP to Jointly Develop Several Offshore Fields in Norway

Jun 11, 2020

Norwegian oil companies Equinor and Aker BP have agreed on commercial terms to jointly develop several fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The coordinated development will include Krafla, Fulla and North of Alvheim (NOAKA) offshore licenses…

Norway Seeks More Details from Equinor on International Ops

Jun 10, 2020

Norway's energy minister said state-controlled Equinor must be more transparent about its foreign businesses after it was hit by mounting losses from U.S. oil and gas investments.Equinor made a series of acquisitions of onshore and offshore…

Norway: Tax Breaks to Spur Investments in New Offshore Projects

Jun 10, 2020

With reports this week that a broad majority in the Norwegian Parliament supports proposed tax breaks to help the oil and gas industry affected by low oil prices, oil industry is responding and promising investments.On the back of the stimulus from the government in the form of temporary tax breaks…

Yara EVP Europe Joins Equinor Board

Jun 10, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has elected Tove Andersen as a new member of its board of directors.Tove Andersen is recently appointed executive vice president for Europe in Yara International ASA, a Norwegian chemical company. Since 2018 she has been executive vice president…

Wintershall Dea, Equinor Sharing Platform Supply Vessel

Jun 10, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas operators Wintershall DEA Norge and Equinor have signed a supply vessel sharing agreement.Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate in supplying platforms close to Wintershall's Brage platform in the North Sea…

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