http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Lundin Petroleum spuds exploration well at Børselv prospect in the Barents Sea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/31/lundin-petroleum-spuds-exploration-well-at-boerselv-prospect-in-the-barents-sea Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has commenced drilling of exploration well 7220/6-3 on the Børselv prospect in PL609 on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea. Lundin Petroleum reports gas discovery at Korpfjell prospect in the Barents Sea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/29/lundin-petroleum-reports-gas-discovery-at-korpfjell-prospect-in-the-barents-sea Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that Statoil AS has completed the Korpfjell exploration well 7435/12-1 in PL859 in the southeastern Barents Sea. The well proved a small, non-commercial gas discovery. Lundin Norway delineates Alta discovery in the Barents Sea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/28/lundin-norway-delineates-alta-discovery-in-the-barents-sea Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 609, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 7220/11-4 and 7220/11-4 A on the 7220/11-1 (Alta) oil and gas discovery. BOEM publishes draft EIS for Hilcorp oil, gas project in Beaufort Sea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/18/boem-publishes-draft-eis-for-hilcorp-oil-gas-project-in-beaufort-sea The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing the possible environmental impacts of the activities proposed in an offshore oil and gas development and production plan (DPP) submitted to BOEM by Hilcorp Alaska LLC. on Sept. 18, 2015. Statoil reports gas discovery at Gemini North in the Barents Sea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/7/statoil-reports-gas-discovery-at-gemini-north-in-the-barents-sea Statoil and partners OMV and Petoro have made a small gas discovery in the Gemini North well, northeast of the Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea. The well also proved oil. Dream of $65 billion hidden off Norway is fading away http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/6/dream-of-65-billion-hidden-off-norway-is-fading-away Norway’s oil industry has been salivating for years over the Arctic Lofoten islands, which could hold billions of barrels of crude. It will likely have to keep dreaming. Saipem seen getting work in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/24/saipem-seen-getting-work-in-novateks-arctic-lng-2-project Italy's Saipem is likely to get a sub-contractor role in a new project to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Arctic by Russia's Novatek, one of Novatek's partners said. Saipem set for Arctic LNG 2 platform contract http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/17/saipem-set-for-arctic-lng-2-platform-contract Russian gas producer Novatek is expected to select Italy's Saipem to build offshore platforms for its second liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in the Arctic, four sources said. Low oil price hurts Norway's economic case for northern drilling http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/3/low-oil-price-hurts-norways-economic-case-for-northern-drilling Low oil prices mean drilling for oil and gas in an offshore zone between Russia and Norway will not bring the economic benefits Oslo had predicted, according to a report commissioned by two green groups that are suing the Norwegian state over its plans. Rosneft finds first oil field offshore eastern Arctic http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/6/27/rosneft-finds-first-oil-field-offshore-eastern-arctic Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Sunday it had found its first oil field in the Laptev Sea in the eastern Arctic, making a breakthrough in the search for hydrocarbons in the harsh and far-flung region despite Western sanctions.