Presentation of the shelf in 2018
On 10 January, Director General Bente Nyland will present the results of exploration and production in 2018, as well as investment and production forecasts for the next five years.
The press conference will be webcast live (In Norwegian only):
Time: Thursday, 10 January from 10.00.
Place: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, Stavanger (Valhall meeting room).
Light refreshments will be served after the presentation. Public transportation is recommended as we have limited parking.
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Production figures October 2023
Preliminary production figures for October 2023 show an average daily production of 1 981 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Name change for the NPD
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is changing its name to the Norwegian Offshore Directorate as of 1 January 2024. The new name reflects the additional responsibilities assigned to the directorate in recent years.
Drilling permit for well 35/11-28 S
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy ASA drilling permit for well 35/11-28 S in production licence 248 C, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Drilling permit for well 35/6-4 A
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Neptune Energy Norge AS drilling permit for well 35/6-4 A in production licence 929, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Adjustment of area fee rates
The area fee rates in Section 39 (1) of the Petroleum Regulations will be adjusted starting from 1 January 2024.
Oil and gas discovery in the North Sea
Equinor has discovered oil and gas in exploration well 30/6-C-2 A ("Lambda"), about four kilometres west of the Oseberg field in the North Sea.
Dry well in the Norwegian Sea
Equinor has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6307/1-2, 36 kilometres south of the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea. The well is dry.
Drilling permit for the wells 25/7-12 S and 25/7-12 A
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Vår Energi ASA drilling permit for the wells 25/7-12 S and 25/7-12 A in production licence 917, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.