News and press releases

Extending lifetime on Sigyn

23.03.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for continued use of the subsea facilities on the Sigyn field in the North Sea from the end of 2017 until the end of 2022.

Production figures February 2017

21.03.2017 Preliminary production figures for February 2017 show an average daily production of 2 082 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 46 000 barrels per day (approx. 2 percent)...

Dry well northwest of the 7220/8-1 Johan Castberg discovery in the Barents Sea – 7318/12-2

16.03.2017 Eni Norge AS, operator of production licence 716, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7318/12-2. The well, which was drilled about 80 km northwest of the 7220/8-1 Johan Castberg discovery in...

Minor gas discovery east of the Alve field in the Norwegian Sea – 6507/3-12 and 6507/3-12 A

10.03.2017 Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 159 B, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6507/3-12 and appraisal well 6507/3-12 A. The wells proved gas.

Drilling permit for well 6507/3-12 A in production licence 159 B

01.03.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6507/3-12 A, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

The OilFacts app has been updated with a new map component

27.02.2017 What is the newest version of the app called, so I know my app has been updated?

Oil and gas discovery northwest of 7220/11-1 (Alta) in the Barents Sea - 7219/12-1 and 7219/12-1 A

24.02.2017 Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 533, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7219/12-1 and appraisal well 7219/12-1 A (Filicudi). The well proved oil and gas.

Drilling permit for well 6705/7-1 in production licence 705

23.02.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Repsol Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6705/7-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.