Status of emissions from the petroleum sector

30.05.2016 In 2015, the petroleum activities generated 13.5 million tonnes of CO2 emissions. This is an increase of 400,000 tonnes (3 per cent) compared with the previous year.

Minor oil discovery and dry appraisal well southwest of the Oseberg Sør field in the North Sea - 30/11-12 S and 30/11-12 A

30.05.2016 Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 035, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/11-12 S and appraisal well 30/11-12 A.

Delineation of the 16/1-7 oil discovery in the North Sea – 16/1-26 S and 16/1-26 A

27.05.2016 Det norske oljeselskap AS, operator of production licence 001 B, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 16/1-26 S and 16/1-26 A.

Studying cores from the northeastern Barents Sea

25.05.2016 In the autumn of 2015, the NPD had seven shallow wells drilled in the northeastern Barents Sea.

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