Norway's offshore safety watchdog has given Statoil permission to use the Gullfaks B facility for two more decades.
Gullfaks today celebrated 30 years of production.
Statoil said it has resumed production at its Gullfaks A platform after it was shutdown due to a gas leak.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has agreed to let Statoil use the B platform on the North Sea Gullfaks field for another 20 years.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Gullfaks field licence holders consent to begin producing from the Rutil deposit on Gullfaks South.
Norwegian operator Statoil plans to replace a cable system on its Gullfaks field after leak was discovered after just one month in use.
Production has been shut down on the platform a helicopter was travelling from in the North Sea after a helicopter crash.
Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a multi-million pound contract with Statoil for the provision of production control equipment in Norway.
Statoil is investigating a chemical leak at its subsea Gullfaks project.
Statoil has started the world´s first wet gas compression on the seabed of the North Sea Gullfaks field.
One of the major cash cows on the Norwegian shelf, the Gullfaks field, which has been producing for nearly 30 years, is facing further investments to boost production and extend the field’s lifetime.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up and operation of a new subsea wet gas compressor and umbilical on Gullfaks Sør field in production licence 050.
Statoil has started its fast-track project for improved oil recovery from Gullfaks South (GSO) in the North Sea. The company aims to increase output from the area by an estimated 65 million barrels of oil equivalent. Production was started three years ago in the Gullfaks region after the project was approved.