News and press releases

Drilling permit for wells 6507/8-9 and 6507/8-U2 in production licence 124

18.07.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for wells 6507/8-9 and 6507/8-U2, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Drilling permit for well 7220/11-4 A in production licence 609

17.07.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7220/11-4 A, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Small gas discovery southeast of the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea - 7121/8-1

17.07.2017  Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 849, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7121/8-1. The well was drilled about 25 km southeast of the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea. T...

Summary – first six months of 2017

13.07.2017 The activity level on the Norwegian shelf is high. During the first six months of the year, six discoveries were made, six development plans have been approved and three new fields have started...

Production figures June 2017

11.07.2017 Preliminary production figures for June 2017 show an average daily production of 1 884 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 116 000 barrels per day compared to May.

Drilling permit for wellbore 7219/12-2 S in production licence 533

07.07.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7219/12-2 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Drilling permit for wellbore 7325/4-1 in production licence 855

03.07.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7325/4-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Revised PDO and PIO Guidelines

03.07.2017 The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs have revised the guidelines for preparation of plans for development and operation of petroleum deposits (PDOs) an...