http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Norway's oil bosses insist end isn't nigh after $35-billion shock http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/19/norways-oil-bosses-insist-end-isnt-nigh-after-35-billion-shock Can Norway dump $35 billion in oil and gas investments, and simultaneously convince that same industry to throw money into the country’s own fossil-fuel future? After the initial shock of learning that Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund wants nothing to do with it, the petroleum industry says both are in fact possible. Drilling permit for Norwegian wildcat well granted to OMV Norge http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/drilling-permit-for-norwegian-wildcat-well-granted-to-omv-norge The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV (Norge) AS a drilling permit for well 6506/11-10, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Norway idea to exit oil stocks is `shot heard around the world' http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/norway-idea-to-exit-oil-stocks-is-shot-heard-around-the-world Norway’s proposal to sell off $35 billion in oil and gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled heft to a once-grassroots movement to enlist investors in the fight against climate change. Consent granted for start-up of production from Maria field http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/consent-granted-for-start-up-of-production-from-maria-field The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted consent for start-up of production from the Maria field in the Norwegian Sea. Well-Safe Solutions secures its first contract with TAQA Bratani http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/well-safe-solutions-secures-its-first-contract-with-taqa-bratani Well-Safe Solutions has signed its first contract after launching in July this year. Statoil plans to step up exploration after driving down costs http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/statoil-plans-to-step-up-exploration-after-driving-down-costs Statoil ASA plans to step up drilling in Norway for a second consecutive year, in the first indication it has given of its exploration plans for 2018. Norway's $1-trillion wealth fund wants out of oil and gas stocks http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/norways-1-trillion-wealth-fund-wants-out-of-oil-and-gas-stocks Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund proposed dumping about $35 billion in oil and gas stocks, including Shell and Exxon Mobil, to protect the economy of western Europe’s biggest petroleum producer. Statoil granted drilling permit for appraisal well west of Oseberg field http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/15/statoil-granted-drilling-permit-for-appraisal-well-west-of-oseberg-field The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for wellbore 30/8-5, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Statoil unveils Norway’s first platform to be remote-operated from land http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/9/statoil-unveils-norway-s-first-platform-to-be-remote-operated-from-land The opening of the Valemon control room was celebrated today at Sandsli in Bergen. Valemon will be the first platform in Statoil’s portfolio to be remote-controlled from land. Lundin Norway granted drilling permit for wildcat in PL 533 http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/6/lundin-norway-granted-drilling-permit-for-wildcat-in-pl-533 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7219/12-3 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.