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Pre-qualification

Here you will find information about pre-qualification of players on the Norwegian continental shelf, as of 11 December 2018.

As can be seen from the list of pre-qualified players, there is substantial diversity both as regards nationality, size and experience.

This is in line with the authorities' objectives of increasing competition on the Norwegian continental shelf

New companies undergoing evaluation

The following companies have applied for pre-qualification either as a licensee or as an operator (Op) on the Norwegian shelf:

JAPEX   
NCS E&P   
RN Nordic Oil (op)   
Edge Petroleum   
Antares Norge    
Source Energy   
Inpex Norge AS (op)   
M Vest Energy (op)   
Chrysaor (op)

 

Number of pre- and requalifications 2000-2018

Licensees Operators Total
60 59 119
New, still existing, companies since 2000, Net (c)
31 50 81
* Does not exist as an individual company any more.
** Has been prequalified as operator.
a) New evaluation due to sales of large portion of portfolio to Lundin
b) New company with same name started by key personell
c) If operator status is given, the company is omitted from licensee listing

 

Number of pre- and requalifications

Year

2018

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  4
Operator  
Total  4
Licensee - Prequalified  Tyr Exploration
 Mime Petroleum
 Chrysaor
 Dyas B.V
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  
Operator - Requalified  

2017

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  1
Operator  1
Total  2
Licensee - Prequalified  Pandion Energy
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  OKEA
Licensee - Requalified  

2016

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  2
Operator  4
Total  6
Licensee - Prequalified  OKEA
 M Vest Energy
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Origo Exploration
 Petrolia NOCO
 Wellesley Petroleum
 KUFPEC Norway
Operator - Requalified  

2015

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  4
Operators  1
Total  5
Licensee - Prequalified  Origo Exploration
 CapeOmega
 Wellesley Petroleum
 Tellus Petroleum
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Capricorn Norge
Operator - Requalified  

2014

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  1
Operators  2
Total  3
Licensee - Prequalified  Inpex
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Svenska Petroleum
 Spike Exploration
Operator - Requalified  

2013

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  3
Operators  
Total  3
Licensee - Prequalified  Lime Petroleum
 MOECO
 Spike Exploration
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  
Operator - Requalified  

2012

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  4
Operators  2
Total  6
Licensee - Prequalified  Petrolia
 Explora
 Emergy
 Rosneft
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Tullow oil
 EnQuest
Operator - Requalified  

2011

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  1
Operators  1
Total  3
Licensee - Prequalified  Forties
 Core Energy
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Lukoil
Operator - Requalified  

2010

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  1
Operators  2
Total  3
Licensee - Prequalified  Agora
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Faroe Petroleum
 PGNiG
Operator - Requalified  

2009

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  
Operators  5
Total  5
Licensee - Prequalified  
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  North Energy
 Edison
 Spring Energy
 Bayern Gas
 Bridge Energy
Operator - Requalified  

2008

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  4
Operators  4
Total  8
Licensee - Prequalified  Skeie Energy
 Spring Energy**
 4 Sea Energy
 North Energy**
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Dana Petroleum
 Perenco
 Repsol
 Grupa LOTOS
Operator - Requalified  

2007

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  6
Operators  7
Total  13
Licensee - Prequalified  Genesis Petroleum
 Concedo
 Bayern Gas Norge**
 Flying High
 Skagen 44
 PGNiG**
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Premier
 E.ON Ruhrgas
 Petrofac
 Aker Exploration*
 Sagex
 Discover
 Rocksource 
Operator - Requalified  

2006

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  12
Operators  5
Total  17
Licensee - Prequalified  Mitsubishi
Discover**
PA Resources
Ener*
Faroe-Petroleum**
Edison**
Serica*
Rocksource**
Noreco**
VNG
Bridge Energy**
Aker Exploration**
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  OMV
 Hunt Oil
 Nexen
 Petro-Canada
 Noreco
Operator - Requalified  

2005

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  3
Operators  4
Total  7
Licensee - Prequalified  Altinex
 Premier**
 Marubeni
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Idemitsu
 Endeavour*
 Revus
 Pertrab
Operator - Requalified  

2004

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  3
Operators  5
Total  8
Licensee - Prequalified  Sumitomo
 Oranje Nassau
 Endeavour**
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Lundin
 Wintershall
 Noble
 Centrica
 DNOa
Operator - Requalified  

2003

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  2
Operators  6
Total  8
Licensee - Prequalified  E.ON Ruhrgas**
 Revus**
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Paladin*
 Mærsk
 Talisman
 Anadarko
 BG Norge
 GdF
Operator - Requalified  

2002

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  3
Operators  3
Total  6
Licensee - Prequalified  Petoro
 OER*
Licensee - Requalified  Norske AECD
Operator - Prequalified  DNO
 Pertra/PGS*
 Dong
Operator - Requalified  

2001

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  1
Operators  3
Total  4
Licensee - Prequalified  Paladin*/**
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  Kerr McGee
 Lasmo*
Operator - Requalified  Marathon

2000

Number of pre- and requalifications
Licensee  4
Operators  4
Total  8
Licensee - Prequalified  Dong**
 DNO**
 GdF**
 Pelican*
Licensee - Requalified  
Operator - Prequalified  AkerMaritime*
 Enterprise*
Operator - Requalified  Chevron
 Amerada Hess

 

Updated: 20/03/2019