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North Sea

UK could adopt Norwegian tax system to incentivise exploration

01/07/2019

One of the big challenges facing the UKCS is the need to increase the amount of exploration activity – the eight exploration wells drilled in 2018 represented the lowest level of activity since 1965, although there have been some notable recent successes such as the massive Glengorm gas discovery announced by Total in January and the technical success rate over recent years has averaged more than 50%.

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New Norwegian frontiers

01/07/2019

Studies continue to identify northern Norway and the Arctic as a growth area for the Norwegian oil and gas industry.

North Sea

Exploro opens base in Aberdeen

08/05/2019

A Norwegian geological and geophysical market leader has underlined its commitment to the future exploration of the North Sea by opening an office in Aberdeen to serve its existing and new clients on the UKCS.

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