Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum & Energy
Norway Takes New Approach to Naming Offshore Fields
Friday, September 21, 2012 The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has renamed the Draupne discovery in the central North Sea as part of a new strategy in naming Norway's offshore oil and gas fields.
Ministry of Petroleum and Energy Unveils 21st Licensing Round
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy hereby announced the 21st Licensing Round, which comprises 94 blocks or parts of blocks in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea.
Dana Scoops Up 9 Blocks in Norwegian Round
Friday, January 29, 2010 Dana Petroleum Norway AS has been awarded interests in nine offshore blocks under six new Production Licenses by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
Norway Awards 38 Offshore Oil and Gas Blocks
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Norway's Government has decided to offer 38 production licenses to 42 oil and gas companies, of which 19 are offered operatorships.
Norway's Offshore Activity High But Oil Output in Decline
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Norway's Minister of Petroleum and Energy noted that the country is working to sustain a high level of offshore activity to curtail a decline in its oil production. Gas production, however, is on the rise.
Govt Says Sustained Activity Significant for Norwegian Petroleum Sector
Monday, May 18, 2009 Exploration activity and focus on enhanced recovery from existing fields will be decisive to realize the potential from the Norwegian resource base.
RWE Dea Strengthens Barents Sea Portfolio with 2 New Licenses
Friday, May 15, 2009 Against tough competition, RWE Dea Norge has been awarded two promising licenses in the 20th licensing round by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
Eni Wins New Operatorship, Interests in Barents Sea Licenses
Tuesday, May 05, 2009 Eni has been awarded the three licenses following the 20th licensing round awards called by the Norwegian Government which ended on April 30, 2009.
PGNiG Collects E&P Interest on Norwegian Continental Shelf
Tuesday, May 05, 2009 PGNiG Norway will acquire a 35% participating interest in the PL521 exploration and production license on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Genesis Scoops Up Production License Offshore Norway
Friday, May 01, 2009 Genesis has been awarded an interest in one Production License offshore Norway in the 20th Licensing Round.
Norway Awards 34 Oil Cos New Production Licenses in 20th Round
Friday, May 01, 2009 The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy awarded 21 new production licenses in the 20th licensing round to 34 companies.
StatoilHydro Turns on Taps at Alve Field in Norwegian Sea
Friday, March 20, 2009 The Alve gas and condensate field in the Norwegian Sea started production yesterday afternoon, March 19. Alve is developed as a subsea satellite field tied back to the Norne field's production vessel.
Eni, StatoilHydro Submit Goliat Devt Plan to Norwegian Ministry
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Eni Norge and StatoilHydro will today deliver the Plan for Development and Operation of the Goliat License in the Barents Sea to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
Det Norske Prepares Extensive '09 Drilling Campaign
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 For 2009, Det norske has prepared a program for nine exploration wells, all operated by the company. This is the most extensive exploration program ever carried out by a Norwegian independent.
OMV Bags Additional Offshore Exploration License in Barents Sea
Thursday, February 12, 2009 OMV was awarded one additional offshore exploration license located in the Barents Sea.
Norway, China Shake Hands on Continued Cooperation in Petroleum Sector
Friday, January 16, 2009 Norway and China have signed a strategic agreement in Beijing for enhanced cooperation in the petroleum sector.
Norway Offers 40 Cos Stakes in 34 Oil & Gas Licenses
Thursday, December 18, 2008 The Norwegian Government has decided to offer 34 production licenses to 40 companies in predefined areas of the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea.
Det Norske Goliat Sale to StatoilHydro Approved
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 The Norwegian Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has approved Det norske’s sale of 15% in production licenses 229, 229B and 229C, located in the Barents Sea, to StatoilHydro.
Norwegian Authorities Give Go-Ahead for PA Resources' Sale of Subsidiary
Monday, December 15, 2008 The agreement between PA Resources AB and Bayerngas Norge AS concerning the sale of PA Resources Norway AS has been approved by the Norwegian authorities.
Wintershall Gets Go-Ahead from Norwegian Ministry for Revus Offer
Tuesday, December 09, 2008 Wintershall has received approval from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for consummation of the voluntary offer from Wintershall for all the shares of Revus Energy.