Dozens of companies have applied for acreage in the latest oil and gas exploration round in Norway, though it is the lowest figure in recent years.
Equinor and its partners have decided to invest NOK 9 billion (£746m) in the Halten East development area in Norway.
Westwood Global Energy reports that there were three exploration wells active as of 24 January. One exploration well has spudded and completed in 2022.
Norway has dished out 53 licences in its latest round of awards for oil and gas exploration.
Westwood Global Energy reports that there were two exploration wells active as of 29 November. A total of six appraisal wells and 27 exploration wells have completed to date in 2021, from which ten commercial discoveries have been made giving a 37% commercial success rate to date.
Drilling has begun on four production wells at the field in the Norwegian Sea.
Westwood Global Energy reports that there were five E&A wells active as of 31 August, comprising two exploration wells and three appraisal wells.
Oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea Norge has awarded a contract to Odfjell Drilling to complete the drilling of at least four operated wells next year.
Westwood Global Energy reports that there was one exploration well programme active as of May 27, plus one development programme with an exploration sidetrack planned. One exploration well programme was completed and one exploration well programme spudded in May.
Four exploration wells and one appraisal well were active in Norway at the end of September. Three wells were completed and one well spudded in September.
Westwood Global Energy reports that there were six active exploration wells and one active appraisal well at the end of July. Since the last report, five exploration wells have spudded and six E&A wells have completed on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Westwood Global Energy reports that there were five active exploration wells and two active appraisal wells as of June 25. Since the last report, six wells have spudded and four have completed.
German energy firm Wintershall has struck gas with its Balderbraa wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea.
Statoil has hit gas on the Mim prospect in the Norwegian Sea. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said today that wells had been drilled on the discovery, six kilometres east of the Alve field. Early estimates put the size of the discovery at between one and five billion standard cubic metres of recoverable gas.
Centrica has confirmed putting off the submission of a field development plan (FDP) for the Fogelberg discovery in the Norwegian Sea until mid-2019.
Norwegian energy firm Noreco said today that it is due a payment of $14million from the Dvalin project, previously named Zidane.
Statoil was today celebrating after its wildcat made an oil and gas discovery.
Wintershall has picked CHC to provide helicopter services in support of the drilling programme on the Maria Field in the Norwegian Sea.
Norway’s oil and gas safety body said today it had given Shell permission to expand its gas plant at Nyhamna.
Statoil is said to have invested NOK798million in a new mini development in the Norwegian North Sea.
Statoil has shut down the Volve field, according to reports.
Nearly 40 companies have applied for new production licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, indicating there is still considerable interest in the sector according to country's petroleum directorate.
Norway's 23rd licensing round has attracted 26 companies keen to explore in the Barents Sea.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil has announced the completion of its 482km Polarled pipeline, the deepest on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Aberdeen-based Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company, has spudded its latest exploration well on the Blink prospect.