The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the plan for development and operation of the Equinor-operated Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 project.
The Oil and Gas Authority has issued findings from its latest ‘Tier Zero’ meeting with managing directors of the 22 largest oil and gas producers on the UK continental shelf.
ConocoPhillips Skandinavia has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to use a new submarine cable at the Eldfisk complex in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
Equinor has awarded drilling service contracts valued at around NOK2.5 billion ($286 million) in total for new and existing field developments offshore Norway.
Eigen has supplied a new safety barrier management system to Lundin Norway, designed to deliver real-time health status of the Edvard Greig platform in the Norwegian North Sea.
Equinor has permission from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to start operations at the Trestakk field in license PL091 in the Norwegian Sea.
Siccar Point has proven oil and gas in the deepwater Blackrock prospect west of Shetland.
Aker Solutions has contracted ProSep to supply two MAX+ ProSalt mixers to Equinor’s Heimdal Gas Centre platform in the Norwegian North Sea.
Ocean Power Technologies Inc.’s PB3 PowerBuoy deployed in the Adriatic Sea has produced more than one MegaWatt-hour cumulative energy to date.
Hurricane Energy says first hydrocarbons have flowed into the process system of the FPSO Aoka Mizu west of Shetland.
Rever Offshore (formerly Bibby Offshore) has deployed all four of its subsea vessels since the start of last month for projects in the UK North Sea.
Predator Oil & Gas Holdings has issued a prospective resources update and conceptual development plan for the Ram Head gas field offshore southern Ireland.
Worley’s INTECSEA consultancy has funding from the Oil & Gas Technology Centre for prototype testing of its Pseudo Dry Gas liquid removal system.
Cavitas Energy has secured funding from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre for a new solution for heavy oil.
Wintershall DEA’s Maria field in the Norwegian Sea has undergone a 71% downward revision to the 207 MMboe of reserves estimated at sanction following underperformance, according to consultant Westwood Energy.
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority has finished investigating an incident earlier this year on the Equinor-contracted semisubmersible West Hercules.
Clearwell Technology is working on Therm-X-Mill, a thermal energy device for downhole, in situ removal of production tubing components.
Aker BP and its partners in the Valhall field in the southern Norwegian North Sea have taken a final investment decision for the first phase of the Wellhead Platform Production Recovery project.
Maersk Drilling plans to upgrade its ultra-harsh environment jackup Maersk Intrepid to a hybrid rig with low nitrogen oxide emissions for operations offshore Norway.
Azinor Catalyst has committed to drill two exploratory wells in the UK central North Sea next year, as part of a planned three-well campaign.
Independent Oil and Gas has signed a letter of intent with Maersk Drilling UK for the Harvey gas appraisal well in the UK southern North Sea.
NUI, an independent hyperbaric research and test facility, has ordered two large hyperbaric pressure chamber systems from Optime Subsea.
The Norwegian Continental Shelf is expected to remain a viable offshore oil and gas play for many years to come, but future E&P opportunities will not be without challenge and difficulty.
Aker BP has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority for two exploratory wells in the North Sea.