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Equinor Gets Nod to Use Transocean Semi at Gullfaks Field

Mar 24, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor has been granted consent to use the Transcoean Norge semi-submersible drilling rig for drilling and well operations on the Gullfaks field, in the North Sea, off Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, which…

Norwegian Oil Firm Aker BP Farms Into UK North Sea Block

Mar 24, 2021

Norway-focused oil and gas company Aker BP, said Wednesday it had, through a newly formed subsidiary Aker BP UK, farmed into an offshore block in the UK North Sea.Aker BP UK has entered into an agreement with Eni UK to take over a 50 percent interest in licence P2511 on the UK Continental Shelf…

ASCO to Support INEOS' First Offshore Drilling Operation in Norway

Mar 24, 2021

Offshore oil and gas logistics company ASCO Norge has won a contract as the preferred base supplier for INEOS Oil & Gas Norway’s first drilling operation on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.ASCO Norge AS will be responsible for the delivery of…

Equinor, Partners Make 'Significant' Oil Find in Mature Area Off Norway

Mar 24, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor, with its partners Vår Energi, Idemitsu Petroleum, and Neptune Energy, said Wednesday it had made the biggest discovery this year offshore Norway.Preliminary estimates place the discovery size between 12 and 19 million standard cubic meters of recoverable oil equivalent…

Enhanced Drilling, Transocean Develop Enhanced Kick Detection System

Mar 23, 2021

Norwegian offshore drilling technology and equipment company Enhanced Drilling has, in partnership with offshore drilling contractor Transocean, developed a system called Enhanced Kick Detection (EKD), which enables rapid kick detection in drilling…

Anchor Handling 'World Record' for Island Offshore's Vessel

Mar 23, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Island Offshore has recently set what it says is a world record with its deep-water installation vessel Island Victory during pre-laying of anchors at Lundin Energy's Solveig field in the North Sea, off Norway…

Baker Hughes, Horisont Energi Working on Barents Sea Carbon Capture Project

Mar 23, 2021

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes and the Norwegian 'carbontech' start-up, Horisont Energi have signed an agreement to jointly explore development and integration of technologies for the Polaris carbon storage project in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway…

Green Minerals, Oil States Sign LoI for Deep Sea Mining System

Mar 23, 2021

Green Minerals AS, a recently formed subsea mineral mining company, has signed a letter of intent with a consortium led by Oil States Industries (UK) Ltd.The LoI is for collaboration on a FEED study for a turnkey Harsh Environment Deep Sea Mining…

Chrysaor's First Operated Well Off Norway Disappoints

Mar 23, 2021

Chrysaor's first operated well offshore Norway has failed to unearth enough hydrocarbons to warrant development and will be plugged and abandoned.To remind, OKEA, Chrysaor's partner in the offshore license PL973, last week said that the well…

Bourbon to Install TetraSpar Floating Wind Turbine Offshore Norway

Mar 23, 2021

Offshore vessel operator Bourbon Subsea Services has won a contract with TetraSpar Demonstrator ApS, to manage the transportation and installation of the 3,6 MW Floating Wind Turbine prototype, off Norway.'This new turnkey stage includes project management…

UK: Equinor's Floating Wind Farm Sets New Record

Mar 23, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor said Tuesday its Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm in the UK has, for the third consecutive year, reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK.With an average capacity factor of 57…

Equinor Adds Another Well to Odfjell Drilling Rig's Scope

Mar 22, 2021

Just days after exercising a one-well option for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig, Norway's oil and gas firm Equinor has exercised another one.The offshore drilling company said Monday: 'Further to our press…

Norway: OMV Gets OK for Ommadawn Drilling

Mar 22, 2021

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has secured regulatory consent to drill an offshore well at the Ommadawn prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Norway's offshore safety body the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway said Friday it has given…

VIDEO: Neptune Installs Duva Field Subsea Trees. First Production in Q3 2021

Mar 22, 2021

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has said it has recently installed four Enhanced Horizontal Subsea Tree Systems (EHXT) for the Duva development project in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, using a vessel instead of a rig, reducing installation time…

Johan Sverdrup Oil Field: Lundin Expects Further Output Capacity Growth

Mar 19, 2021

Sweden's Lundin Energy, a partner in Norway's giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield, said on Thursday it expected the field's production capacity and its reserve estimates to grow in the future.Production capacity from 2.2 billion to 3.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) field…

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