The resource accounts for 2019 are now available
20/02/2020 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's estimate of total proven and unproven petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf is about 15.7 billion standard cubic metres of oil equivalents.
This is 104 million more than as of 31 December 2018. Forty-eight per cent of the resources have been sold and delivered. About 48 per cent of the remaining resources have not yet been proven.
All you need to know about the resource accounts as of 31 December 2019.
Four companies offered acreage for CO2 storage
31/03/2023 Today, four companies have been offered exploration licences for CO2 storage in two areas in the North Sea. The companies are Aker BP, OMV Norway, Wintershall Dea Norway og Stella Maris CCS.
NPD Technology Day: Programme in place
24/03/2023 Have you remembered to sign up for the NPD Technology Day in Stavanger on 7 June?
Dry well near the Visund field in the North Sea
24/03/2023 Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 554, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 34/6-6 S.
Production figures February 2023
21/03/2023 Preliminary production figures for February 2023 show an average daily production of 1 994 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Oil and gas discovery near the Fram field in the North Sea – 35/10-9
14/03/2023 Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 827S, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 35/10-9 on the Heisenberg prospect.
New Diskos data type: multi-gigapixel palynology slides
13/03/2023 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
13/03/2023 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.
Drilling permit for well 31/2-23 S and 31/2-23 A
08/03/2023 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS drilling permit for well 31/2-23 S and 31/2-23 A, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Five companies have applied for CO2 storage acreage
06/03/2023 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.
Oil discovery near the Goliat field in the Barents Sea
02/03/2023 Vår Energi ASA, operator of production licence 229, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7122/8-1 S