News and press releases

Many developments and high exploration activity

16.07.2018 An impressive 20 development projects are currently under way on the Norwegian Shelf, and 13 exploration wells in the first half of 2018 have yielded 6 discoveries. Production has been somewhat low...

Production figures June 2018

11.07.2018 Preliminary production figures for June 2018 show an average daily production of 1 747 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 88 000 barrels per day compared to May.

Dry well near the Knarr field in the North Sea – 34/5-2 S

06.07.2018 A/S Norske Shell, operator of production licence 373S, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/5-2 S. The well is dry.

Delineation of gas and condensate discovery 6506/9-2 S (Fogelberg) north of the Åsgard field in the Norwegian Sea – 6506/9-4 S and 6506/9-4 A

04.07.2018 Spirit Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 433, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 6506/9-4 S and 6506/9-4 A on gas and condensate discovery 6506/9-2 S (Fogelberg).

Minor oil discovery and dry appraisal well southeast of oil discovery 35/9-7 (Nova) in the North Sea - 35/12-6 S and 35/12-6 A

04.07.2018 Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 925, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 35/12-6 S and appraisal well 35/12-6 A in the North Sea.  

Developing Troll phase three

03.07.2018 Operator Equinor and partners have submitted their Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the third development stage of the Troll field in the North Sea.

Drilling permit for well 6307/1-1 S in production licence 830

02.07.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 6307/1-1 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Drilling permit for wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B in production licence 128 D

27.06.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.