norwegian sector

Oil & Gas

Statoil gets Vanguard go-ahead

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for a wildcat exploration well to be drilled using the Ocean Vanguard semi-submersible in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, block 16/2,

Oil & Gas

Centrica completes £936m deal


Scottish Gas owner Centrica said yesterday it had completed its £936million deal with Statoil Petroleum to acquire a package of producing and development oil and gas assets in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

Oil & Gas

Barents well disappoints

Although Noreco has yet to conclude drilling operations on its Eik prospect, exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea, block 7228/1, PL396, preliminary drilling results indicate that the well does not signal commercial hydrocarbons. It targeted resources estimated at 130-310million barrels.

Oil & Gas

Dagny development

Statoil and partners have decided they will develop the Dagny oil and gas discovery and the Eirin gasfield in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, block 15/5 with a fixed platform and subsea solution respectively. Export will be via existing Sleipner infrastructure.