News and press releases

Delineation of the Hanz field and dry wildcat well in the North Sea - 25/10-16 S, A and C and 25/10-16 B

21.09.2018 Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 028 B, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 25/10-16 S, A and C on the Hanz field, as well as wildcat well 25/10-16 B drilled in production...

Drilling permit for well 7324/3-1 in production licence 615

18.09.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 7324/3-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Production figures August 2018

18.09.2018 Preliminary production figures for August 2018 show an average daily production of 1 870 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 42 000 barrels per day compared to July.

Drilling permit for well 30/6-30 in production licence 825

11.09.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 30/6-30, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has found new deep sea mineral deposits

11.09.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate just concluded a successful three-week data acquisition expedition on the Mohn’s ridge in the western part of the Norwegian Sea.

Northern Lights applies for permission to inject and store CO2 on the Norwegian Shelf

10.09.2018 On Friday, Equinor along with its partners Shell and Total, submitted an application for an exploitation permit for a subsea reservoir for injection and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2).

Drilling permit for well 6407/11-1 in production licence 751

10.09.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6407/11-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

38 companies have applied for acreage in APA 2018

07.09.2018 The authorities have received applications from 38 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. The application deadline expired on 4 September.