Development and operations

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) helps ensure that relevant solutions are studied, and that sufficient consideration is given to future resource potential in connection with new developments and modifications. The NPD is also a driving force for efficient operation of the fields, and takes an active, high-profile role in prioritised production licences.

PDO and PIO Guidelines

There is a new version of the guidelines for the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) and Plan for Installation and Operation (PIO) documents.

First oil from the Barents Sea

Goliat is the first oil discovery to be developed in the Barents Sea. The operator, Eni Norge, commenced operations there in 2016, and the field is expected to produce for at least 15 years.

Metering for billions

All petroleum which is produced and exported from the Norwegian continental shelf is metered in connection with purchase, sales, allocation and calculation of taxes.

The first oil from the Barents Sea

Goliat is the first oil discovery to be developed in the Barents Sea. The operator Eni Norge is scheduled to start operations on the field in 2015, and the field is expected to produce for at least...

Taking its time

An Esso gas discovery was made by the Drillmaster rig with well 15/6-2R in 1974. Thirty-five years later, the licensees are considering whether Dagny is ready to be developed.

Monthly production figures