New functionality on FactPages and Factmaps

02/09/2022 The upgrade will be done Wednesday 7th September, and the pages will be unavailable part of this day.


Page view 
  • Company: A new hyperlink to the fields reserves overview.
  • Surveys: Three new sub menus in "Group by category", "Finished" are included.
  • BAA (Business Arrangement Area): New menu item CO2 licences that will include both CO2 exploitation licences and CO2 exploration licences. 
Table view
New data
  • Wellbore: A new sub menu "CO2 storage". A listing of wells used both for exploration and injection of carbon will be shown here.
  • Wellbore: A new sub menu "Palynological slides". This has been before available only on "Page view". The listing is large, to download data to Excel takes 1-2 minutes.
  • BAA (Business Arrangement Area): "CO2 licences". Listing of the CO2 exploitation licences and C02 exploration licences.
  • TUF (Transport and Utilization Facilities): "TUF overview" gives an overview of terminal, pipelines and onshore plants in the system.  
Change of existing data 
  • Facility: In the sub menu "Fixed", a new attribute "Nation" is added. This has only been available on "Page view" before.
General user interface improvements: 
  • Sticky headers: Headings in table view always stay on first line when scrolling.
  • Sync date is also shown on Mobile version.
  • Direct link to the attribute description in page view, general information – see the icon.
  • More effective rendering of pictures.
  • Better language recognition in different browsers.


  • Updated map, services and downloads. 
    • New group "CO2 licences" under "Licencing". Layers for "EL – Exploitation licence" under "Business Arrangement Area" are removed.
    • New layer under "Wellbores" – "CO2 storage wellbores".
    • New layer under "Licencing"  – "Licence – documents" showing statusreports.
  • For detailed changes see Factmaps – changelog for services.

Ola Anders Skauby

Director Communication, public affairs and emergency response

Tel: +47 905 98 519

Updated: 02/09/2022

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