http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Oil CEOs urge Norway to throw a lifeline to carbon capture http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/16/oil-ceos-urge-norway-to-throw-a-lifeline-to-carbon-capture Three of the world’s biggest oil companies called on Norway to help maintain funding for carbon capture and storage technology that is stagnating amid concerns about whether it can ever be cost-effective. New Products and Services http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/february-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has introduced the iSeries NXT platform to its portfolio of Tolteq MWD/LWD directional systems and tools. Faroe Petroleum divests 17.5% stake in Fenja development http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/12/faroe-petroleum-divests-175-stake-in-fenja-development Faroe Petroleum plc, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to announce that it has executed a transaction with Suncor Energy Norge AS (Suncor) for the sale of a 17.5% working interest in the Fenja development, located in PL586 in the Norwegian Sea. Statoil granted drilling permit for wildcat on Norway's PL 167 http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/7/statoil-granted-drilling-permit-for-wildcat-on-norways-pl-167 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-29 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Faroe Petroleum commences drilling of Fogelberg appraisal well http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/5/faroe-petroleum-commences-drilling-of-fogelberg-appraisal-well Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway, the UK and Atlantic Margin, is pleased to announce the commencement of the Fogelberg appraisal well and contingent sidetrack 6506/9-4S and4A in the Norwegian North Sea (Faroe 28.3%). Western Europe's biggest oil producer is getting another fix http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/31/western-europes-biggest-oil-producer-is-getting-another-fix A rally in the price of black gold is giving Norway another fix. Trelleborg contributes to floatover of topside for world’s largest FPSO spar platform http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/31/trelleborg-contributes-to-floatover-of-topside-for-world-s-largest-fpso-spar-platform Floatover equipment from Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has contributed to the successful mating of Statoil’s landmark Aasta Hansteen gas field project’s 24,000-ton topside and the world’s largest Spar FPSO platform, off the coast of Norway at Stord. Top Norway fund manager bets on rigs for 200% return http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/29/top-norway-fund-manager-bets-on-rigs-for-200-return After more than three years of taking a hammering, drillers are set to rise. Norway grants drilling permit to Spirit Energy Norge AS http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/26/norway-grants-drilling-permit-to-spirit-energy-norge-as The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for wellbore 35/9-14, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. TAQA to transform Eider platform, extend the life of North Sea fields http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/25/taqa-to-transform-eider-platform-extend-the-life-of-north-sea-fields Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) is transforming its Eider platform and ensuring continued production from Otter field, as part of its strategy to maximize economic recovery and extend the life of its oil and gas fields in the Northern North Sea (NNS).