Consent for start-up of subsea facility on the Balder field
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted ExxonMobil, operator and sole licensee in production licence 001, consent to start-up a subsea facility for production well 25/11-E-29 AH on the Balder field.
The Balder oil field has been producing since 1999. The field, which is located in the central part of the North Sea, was developed with subsea wells that are connected to a production and storage vessel, Balder FPSO.
The oil is transported by tanker.
Production figures February 2023
Preliminary production figures for February 2023 show an average daily production of 1 994 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
New Diskos data type: multi-gigapixel palynology slides
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's digitalisation project Avatara-p has produced over thirty thousand digital palynological slides from 284 released wells. This expanding dataset of 57 terabytes is now available in Diskos.
Drilling permit for well 6406/5-2 S
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS drilling permit for well 6406/5-2 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Five companies have applied for CO2 storage acreage
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has received applications from five companies in connection with the announcement of an area in the North Sea for potential storage of CO2 on the Norwegian shelf.
Production figures January 2023
Preliminary production figures for January 2023 show an average daily production of 1 979 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Drilling permit for 25/2-24 S
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP ASA drilling permit for well 25/2-24 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.