News and press releases

Drilling permit for well 8/10-7 S in production licence 405

12.11.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 8/10-7 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Drilling permit for well 24/9-13 in production licence 869

01.11.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for wildcat well 24/9-13, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Drilling permit for well 31/7-3 S in production licence 740

31.10.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 31/7-3 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Drilling permit for well 34/8-18 S in production licence 120

29.10.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor ASA a drilling permit for well 34/8-18 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Oil discovery north of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea - 7220/5-3

29.10.2018 Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 532, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7220/5-3. The well proved oil.

Delineation of the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) oil and gas discovery in the North Sea – 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A

29.10.2018 Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 248 I, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A on the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) oil and gas discovery.

Delineation of the 25/4-3 (Gekko) gas and oil discovery in the North Sea – wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A

19.10.2018 Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 203, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A on the gas and oil discovery 25/4-3 (Gekko).

Production figures September 2018

19.10.2018 Preliminary production figures for September 2018 show an average daily production of 1 607 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 255 000 barrels per day compared to August.