As policymakers in Dubai search for consensus on tackling climate change, the scale of the challenge is evident in the stormy waters of the North Sea, where Norway is opening another gas field.
Climate activists have once again turned to the Norwegian courts, this time suing the government over development plans at a handful of oil and gas fields under the sea off its coast.
Norwegian climate negotiators should push other countries attending climate talks in Dubai to follow its lead in adopting guarantees to drive investment into renewable energy projects in developing countries, according to former British prime minister Gordon Brown.
Norway is betting that zeroing out emissions from oil production will help it meet internationally agreed climate targets while future-proofing an industry that’s made it one of the richest countries in the world.
KCA Deutag has been awarded a contract to carry out a major project to electrify Equinor’s (OSE:EQNR) Askepott jack-up rig in Norway.
Kuwait’s overseas oil producing arm has agreed a deal to sell its Norwegian assets to Polish energy group Orlen.
Odfjell Drilling has announced that Equinor has exercised options for seven wells to extend the use of the Deepsea Aberdeen on the Breidablikk field.
Seven consortia have submitted applications as part of Norway’s first offshore wind leasing auction, with strong interest from North Sea oil and gas majors.
On 5 November 1983 an explosive decompression incident during a diving operation on the Byford Dolphin rig claimed the lives of five people.
Equinor reported a profitable Q3 despite lower gas prices, but pointed to a major impairment expected on its US wind portfolio.
Aker BP has announced the start-up of production at the Kobra East & Gekko (KEG) project in the central North Sea, several months ahead of its initial target.
Vår Energi reported a rise in production and profits during the third quarter, touting further growth in the coming months as new projects are brought online ahead of schedule.
Solstad Offshore has struck a refinancing deal with Aker that will see the creation of a new company controlled by the Norwegian industrial investor.
Norwegian firm Ocean Installer will complete a subsea tie-back of Eirin gas field after securing a contract from Equinor.
Neptune Energy has announced the start of drilling at its Ofelia appraisal well in the Norwegian North Sea.
August update: K2, Leverett and Earn underway, and Norway takes off.
Longboat Energy announced that the Velocette exploration well has failed to find commercial resources, but tipped “significant” follow-on opportunities.
Equinor has submitted a £300 million plan to the Norwegian government to develop the Eirin gas field.
Equinor has signed two deals with COSL Offshore Management to use the COSLPromoter and COSLInnovator rigs in Norwegian waters worth £291 million.
After weeks of work, and “several rounds of weakening”, Aker Solutions has finally felled the “stubborn old thing” at the Stord decommissioning yard in Norway.
British oil and gas executive Nick Walker has been named as CEO of Var Energi (OSLO:VAR), one of the largest producers in Norway.
Equinor (OSLO: EQNR) has made a successful oil and gas discovery in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
The Norwegian government has given Equinor the green light to electrify its liquefied natural gas facility in northern Norway, a project forecast to lower emissions and lock in gas deliveries beyond 2030.
Longboat Energy has announced that it has started drilling operations on the Velocette exploration well in Norway.
Equinor’s year-on-year takings have been trimmed in half in what is likely to be a common theme amongst the world’s oil and gas giants in the coming days.