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CGG starts new multi-client survey offshore Norway

CGG has announced a western extension of the Horda BroadSeis-BroadSource 3D multi-client program that it began acquiring in the Northern North Sea, offshore Norway, in 2014.

Optime Subsea Services targets cost savings on subsea tree installations

A group of ex-FMC employees have teamed up with subsea installation player DeepOcean to found Optime Subsea Services, whose multiCompletionSystem (mCS) can provide up to 80% time and cost savings on subsea tree installations as compared to traditional solutions.

Statoil scouts for deals yet to become ‘cheap’ after oil slump

Statoil, Norway’s biggest oil company, is keeping a close watch of acquisition opportunities after a crash in crude prices.

Subsea 7 bags $300-million contract offshore Norway

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract with a value of approximately $300 million for Wintershall Norge's Maria field development. The field is located in the Norwegian Sea at a water depth of approximately 300 m.

Plexus Holdings wins third order from Maersk Oil's Danish business unit

Plexus Holdings has secured an additional purchase order with Maersk Oil's Danish business unit to supply its wellhead system and mudline services for a well in the Danish sector of the North Sea.

Statoil spuds Bister exploration well in Norwegian Sea

Statoil has started drilling the Bister exploration well (well 6407/8-7) in the Norwegian Sea, Faroe Petroleum, a partner in the well, has announced.

Wintershall finds oil near Kristin field in Norwegian Sea

Wintershall Norge, the operator of PL589, is about to complete the drilling of wildcat well 6406/2-8 in the Norwegian Sea. The well proved oil.

Operators to collaborate on Barents Sea exploration

Statoil, Eni Norge, Lundin Norway, OMV and GDF SUEZ will collaborate on solving operational tasks tied to exploration in the Barents Sea.

Statoil makes another gas discovery in Aasta Hansteen area

Statoil, together with its partners in PL602, has made a gas discovery in the Roald Rygg prospect in the Norwegian Sea. This is the second discovery made by Statoil in the Aasta Hansteen area in Spring 2015.

Maersk Oil starts production from new platform in Danish North Sea

Maersk Oil has started production from the new unmanned platform Tyra Southeast-B, the company reported Tuesday.

Polarled pipe-laying underway, Statoil says

The Solitaire pipe-laying vessel started the first stage of the Polarled installation project on Thursday, Statoil has reported. The 482-km long pipeline will transport gas from Aasta Hansteen field, in the Norwegian Sea, to Nyhamna, in western Norway.

Statoil to drill wildcat well in PL 029B in North Sea

Statoil Petroleum has recieved a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for wildcat well 15/6-13 in PL 029B, near the Gina Krogh field in the central North Sea.

EMGS inks more 3D EM data sales agreements in Barents Sea

Electromagnetic Geoservices has entered into two new data licensing agreements with two oil companies for the provision of 3D EM data from EMGS's multi-client data library in the Barents Sea.

Dolphin Geophysical sets new benchmark for seismic productivity

Dolphin Geophysical has just mobilised the 'world's largest floating object' by deploying a seismic spread of 12 streamers, 7,050 m in length with 150 m streamer separation, off the coast of Myanmar for Ophir Energy.

Lundin spuds appraisal well on Alta discovery in Barents Sea

Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway, has started drilling appraisal well 7220/11-2 in PL609.

BG Group brings North Sea's Knarr field online

READING, United Kingdom -- BG Group announced Wednesday that the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO vessel had started production from Knarr oil field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

Lundin's Gemini wildcat disappoints offshore Norway

Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway, operator of PL338C, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-24. The well is dry.

ABB wins $155 million order to power Johan Sverdrup

ABB has won an order worth $155 million from Norway’s Statoil to supply systems and equipment to two HVDC converter stations linking the recently discovered Johan Sverdrup offshore field with the onshore grid.

EMGS inks 3D EM data sales agreement in Barents Sea

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has entered into a data licensing agreement with an oil company for the provision of 3D EM data from EMGS's multi-client data library in the Barents Sea.

DNV GL calls for collaboration over Arctic emergency response, rescue strategies

As offshore field developments in the North and Norwegian Seas face maturity, operators on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) are looking to the more remote areas of the Barents Sea for further development.