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Extended life for Snorre

10.10.2018 Equinor has received consent to continue use of the Snorre A and Snorre B facilities through 2040.

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).

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.

App for iOS and Android

06.09.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Facts app v2.1 developed by the NPD and the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is available for iPhones/iPads and Android mobiles.

Fast IOR project on Visund

05.09.2018 Operator Equinor has started production on Visund Nord in the North Sea. The project was completed in 21 months.

Updated guidelines for 2018 annual status report for producing fields

03.09.2018 The guidelines for the 2018 annual status report (ASR) have now been updated. Some adjustments have been made from the 2017 reporting.

Start-up of Aasta Hansteen

31.08.2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up of the Aasta Hansteen facility in the Norwegian Sea. Operator Equinor plans to start production during the course of autumn 2018.


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