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Start-up of Gina Krog

24.05.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up of production from the Gina Krog field in the North Sea.

Taking more initiative

19.05.2017 To ensure sufficient capacity to be an even better champion for developing new fields and improving recovery from producing fields, the NPD has awarded framework agreements to eleven supplier firms...

The Barents Sea north report is now available

16.05.2017 The report, which contains the new resource estimates for the eastern parts of the Barents Sea north, is now available online and in hard copy.

Ministry of Petroleum and Energy responsible for mineral deposits on the shelf

12.05.2017 From 1 April, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy took over management responsibility for exploration and recovery of mineral deposits on the continental shelf.

Awards in predefined areas 2017 (APA 2017) - announcement

02.05.2017 The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has 2 May 2017 announced the APA 2017, comprising predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea.

Expecting exploration record in the Barents Sea

25.04.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate is expecting a new record in the number of exploration wells in the Barents Sea this year.

Doubling the resource estimate for the Barents Sea

25.04.2017 According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s new calculations, the undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Barents Sea are twice as large as previously assumed.

International data forum meeting at the NPD

18.04.2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate is hosting an international conference on storage and use of petroleum data from 6 to 8 June. There is still time to register for those who are interested.


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