Exploration technology and exploration performance offshore Norway

06.12.2018 Westwood Global Energy has delivered a report on exploration technology and geoscience.

Geological assessment of petroleum resources in eastern parts of Barents Sea north 2017

06.06.2017 According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s new calculations, the undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Barents Sea are twice as large as previously assumed.

Unmanned wellhead platforms – UWHP summary report

06.04.2016 Rambøll Oil & Gas has submitted a study which sheds light on the advantages and disadvantages of unmanned wellhead platforms.

Evaluation of reserve growth for oil - 2005-2014

01.06.2015 A review by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reveals the good work carried out to increase the resource base on the Norwegian Continental Shelf over the past ten years.

Compiled CO2 atlas for the Norwegian Continental Shelf

20.05.2014 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has identified possible CO2 storage sites on the Norwegian shelf, and published a complete, updated version of earlier atlases.  

CO2 storage atlas Barents Sea

18.12.2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has completed the mapping of possible CO2 stores on the Norwegian shelf, and is publishing an atlas of the southern part of the Barents Sea today.

Evaluation of projects implemented on the Norwegian shelf

04.11.2013 Reference is made to the inquiry from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) of 13 March 2013, requesting that the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) conduct a review of projects where...

CO2 storage atlas Norwegian Sea

25.01.2013 The Norwegian Sea may be able to store 5.5 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2). This is more than 100 times Norway’s total CO2 discharge in 2012.    

Concerning reports

In addition to the Resource Report, the NPD also takes part in the work to prepare reports on various aspects of the petroleum activities. Some of the most important reports are presented here.


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