Joining forces in Stavanger
The Force forum aims to strengthen cooperation in research and development projects (R&D) at a two-day seminar hosted by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. The Joining Forces seminar starts today.
Sixty-seven researchers and representatives from the authorities and companies are joining forces in the hope of finding solutions for improved oil recovery and more efficient exploration. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate participates in Force as a member, secretariat and accountant.
Hans-Oddvar Augedal, chief geologist in Lundin and chair of Force’s steering committee, says that Force has achieved “an open sharing of expertise and knowledge between the companies within exploration, production and improved recovery, benefitting the industry as well as development of the shelf.”
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.