Norwegian exploration and production firm Var Energi (OSLO: VAR) expects to dish out a minimum of $1 billion in dividends this year.
Neptune has completed the fourth and final development well at its operated Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea, in preparation for production start-up next year.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has demobilised crew from one of its North Sea platforms after a gas leak on board.
North Sea operator Neptune Energy has handed a contract to TechnipFMC to carry out work in Norway.
Update: North Sea’s stable reputation ‘protected’ as Norwegian government intervenes to halt offshore worker strike
The Norwegian government has stepped in to end industrial action by offshore workers which threatened to shut in almost 60% of the country’s gas exports.
Norway’s oil and gas safety watchdog has launched an investigation into a fire at an Equinor-operated refinery over the weekend.
More than half of Norway's gas exports are likely to be hampered by ongoing offshore strikes, the country's leading trade body has said.
As of 23 June, Westwood Global Energy reports that there are four exploration wells active, two in the Northern North Sea and two in the Norwegian Sea. Since the last report, five exploration well programs have completed, with three of the wells being successful. The Slagugle appraisal well was P&A in April, with no results released until May when it was reported as a dry well.
The merger of Aker BP and Lundin Energy’s oil and gas businesses is due to be completed after market close today, finalising the creation of a major new Norwegian energy player.
The Linnorm gas discovery in the Norwegian North Sea will not be progressed as a separate development, operator Shell confirmed last week.
Equinor has reported a second minor discovery during wildcat drilling on the Johan Castberg field, this time at the Skavl Stø well.
A planned takeover of Lundin Energy’s exploration and production business by Aker BP is forecast to complete at the end of the month.
Equinor has awarded Transocean a contract extension for its Spitsbergen semi-submersible rig, which will see it in use off Norway until 2025.
The first of eleven turbines has now arrived at Equinor’s Hywind Tampen project off Norway, as installation begins in earnest.
Equinor has announced the restart of production at its Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, after a 2020 fire forced the site offline.
Aker BP has concluded the drilling of a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea, locating up to 1.9 million cubic metres of oil equivalent, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).
Centrica has concluded the sale of the majority of Spirit Energy’s Norwegian assets to Sval Energi, and its interests in the Statfjord field to Equinor, as it focuses on UK gas production and energy transition projects.
Equinor said it has now fully exited all joint ventures in Russia, concluding a process begun in February following the country's invasion of Ukraine.
Norwegian late-life specialist OKEA will buy Wintershall Dea’s stakes in a trio of Norwegian fields, including operatorship of the Brage field, 76 miles west of Bergen.
There are several hubs around the North Sea which will still be producing in a decade’s time – but 12 of these will be “key” thanks to their production upsides and emissions intensity, according to new research.
Equinor is to sell its non-operated share in the Greater Ekofisk Area to Sval Energi, alongside a minority share in the Martin Linge field, as part of a $1 billion deal.
Longboat Energy has announced deal to farm-in to two gas-weighted exploration prospects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf led by OMV Norge.
Equinor is extending contracts with oilfield services giants Baker Hughes, Halliburton and Schlumberger for integrated drilling and well services on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has reached an agreement to transfer the operatorship of the Krafla field to AkerBP.
Offshore contractor Maersk Drilling has secured a deal with Aker BP, on behalf of the Ivar Aasen license.