Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
Statoil Comes Up Dry East of Sleipner Ost
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reports that Statoil has failed to find hydrocarbons at a wildcat well east of the Sleipner Ost field in production license 360.
NPD Grants Statoil Drilling Permit
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Statoil a drilling permit for wellbore 7220/5-2.
Total Gets NPD Nod for North Sea Appraisal
Thursday, April 04, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Total E&P Norge AS a drilling permit for well 7225/3-2.
Norway Reports Lower Hydrocarbon Production for February
Thursday, March 14, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said that technical problems on a number of fields caused production of oil and gas to decline during February.
Shell Gets Go-Ahead for Norwegian Well
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 NPD grants A/S Norske Shell a drilling permit for well 6406/9-3.
Petroleum Safety Authority Appoints New Director General
Monday, March 11, 2013 Anne Naess Myhrvold joins Norway's PSA as director general after decade working as head of HSE at BP Norge.
Statoil Gets NPD OK to Drill Appraisal in PL 265
Thursday, March 07, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 16/2-17 S in production license 265.
NPD: New Oil and Gas Discovery in North Sea
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 DONG E&P Norge discovers up to 16.8 million barrels of oil equivalent south of the Trym field.
Norway Ups Oil, Gas Estimates in Artic Areas by 2.5 Billion Barrels
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Norwegian oil officials boost the nation's estimate of undiscovered oil and gas by about 2.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent, or 15%, most of it gas in an area formerly disputed with Russia.
NPD Reports Two Dry NCS Wells
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Statoil and Maersk both come up dry with wildcat wells on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Rodriguez Well Makes 'Significant' Gas Condensate Discovery
Thursday, January 31, 2013 Wintershall finds up to 126 million barrels of oil equivalent at Rodriguez well in the Norwegian North Sea.
Wintershall Makes Gas/Condensate Find in Norwegian Sea
Thursday, January 31, 2013 Wintershall Norge AS, operator of production license 475, completes drilling of wildcat well 6407/1-6 S.
NPD: Dagny Development Plan Now Being Processed
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate confirms it has received a plan for the development and operation of the Dagny discovery in the central North Sea from Statoil and its partners.
Norway Makes License Offers as part of APA 2012
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Norway sends 40 companies offers for 51 new production licenses as part of its Awards in Pre-defined Areas 2012 program.
NPD Grants Repsol Drilling Gig
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted Repsol Exploration Norge AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7218/11-1.
Norway Agency Expects Petroleum Output to Fall 5% in 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013 After Norway's petroleum output rose 2% in 2012, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate expects total production to fall by five percent in 2013.
Lotos Drills Duster Northwest of Ula Field
Tuesday, January 08, 2013 Lotos EPN AS, operator of production license 498, has completed drilling of wildcat well 7/8-6 S. The well is dry.
Statoil Completes Latest Johan Sverdrup Appraisal Well
Thursday, January 03, 2013 Statoil confirms that it has completed its latest appraisal well on the Johan Sverdrup discovery in the North Sea, finding a 99-foot oil column.
NPD Grants Drilling Permit to Maersk
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted Maersk Oil Norway AS a drilling permit for wellbore 6506/6-2, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Wintershall Gets Approval for Sidetrack Well on PL457
Thursday, December 06, 2012 Bridge Energy announces that approval has been given for the drilling of a sidetrack well on Norwegian production license 457.