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New plan will increase recovery from Gullfaks

15.01.2019 A new, amended Plan for development and operation (PDO) describes the next phase in production from limestone rocks over the Gullfaks field in the North Sea. The increased reserves are estimated at...

Record licence awards in APA 2018

15.01.2019 Today, 15 January, 33 companies have been offered ownership interests in a total of 83 production licences on the Norwegian Shelf in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. This is the largest...

Award of exploitation permit for CO2 storage

15.01.2019 The authorities have granted Equinor a permit to exploit an area for CO2 storage on the Norwegian Shelf.

New edition of Norwegian Continental Shelf

14.01.2019 In an interview, Kristin Færøvik, chair of the board in the industry organisation Norwegian Oil and gas, emphasises the importance of the authorities ensuring that we also have stable framework...

The Shelf in 2018 - Barely halfway through the Norwegian oil and gas story

10.01.2019 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s forecasts show that, after a minor decline in 2019, oil and gas production will increase from 2020 and up to 2023. Overall production will then approach the...

Ready for Oda start-up

07.01.2019 The authorities have approved the application for start-up of the Oda field in the North Sea. Operator Spirit Energy expects start-up in February/March.  

Presentation of the shelf in 2018

17.12.2018 On 10 January, Director General Bente Nyland will present the results of exploration and production in 2018, as well as investment and production forecasts for the next five years.


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