The Petroleum Resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

2017 Resource Report for Fields and Discoveries

25.08.2017 The significant remaining resources in discoveries and fields make it possible to create values for the Norwegian society for many decades into the future, according to the NPD’s new report Values...

Petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf 2016

04.05.2016 The purpose of the 2016 resource report is to detail the status of, facts about and analyses concerning exploration developments on the NCS, and to present an updated estimate for undiscovered...

Petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf 2014 - Fields and discoveries

22.04.2014 This report deals with resources in fields and discoveries on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and the NPD’s assessment of opportunities for realising the greatest possible value from these.

Petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf 2013

02.07.2013 The biggest change in the Norwegian petroleum industry since 2011 is a higher level of optimism than has been evident on the NCS for a long time.

The Resource Report 2011

12.10.2011 This resource report provides a survey of petroleum resources on the NCS.

The Resource Report 2009

10.09.2009 Exploration activity has reached record-breaking levels in the last couple of years, which has led to many, but small, discoveries. The NPD believes that large discoveries can still be made in area...

Resource report 2007

24.09.2007 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate believes there are between 1.6 and 5.8 billion standard cubic meters (Sm3) oil equivalents (o.e.) oil, gas, condensate and NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) left to find...

Resource report 2005

20.06.2005 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces publication of the report entitled The petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf 2005. 

Concerning Resource reports

Since 1997, NPD has released a resource report every other year.

The reports contain a status of exploration and the resource on the Norwegian continental shelf as well as selected topics such as undiscovered resources, increased production and efficient operations.


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