WorldOil Neptune Energy conducts world’s first for dual drilling subsea Neptune Energy has conducted the world’s first dual drilling operation from an integrated subsea template structure at the Fenja field in the Norwegian North Sea. Nova module lifted onto Neptune Energy’s Gjøa platform Neptune Energy and Wintershall Dea announced the successful lift of the 740-tonne topside module for the Nova development project in the Norwegian North Sea. Norway says it may follow OPEC+ lead on production cuts Norway, the biggest oil producer in western Europe, said it would consider cutting its output if there was a broad international agreement to curb supply. Equinor sees Johan Sverdrup production ramp faster than expected Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea expects to reach plateau production for the first phase in early May, earlier than anticipated. Due to higher plant capacity, plateau production will increase from around 440,000 boepd to around 470,000 boepd. Coronavirus case reported on Equinor’s Martin Linge field offshore Norway The infected person has been in isolation in his cabin since March 9th, and measures to prevent further contamination for offshore installations has been introduced. North Sea oil producers face near-term carbon target challenge A group of UK North Sea oil and natural gas producers face an ambitious government-mandated target to cut their emissions as soon as 2025 as the nation seeks to make more real its ambition for net-zero fossil fuel pollution by the middle of the century. TGS delivers milestone North Sea OBN project TGS announced that processing of the northern half of its landmark ocean-bottom node (OBN) multi-client survey in the Norwegian North Sea is complete and has been delivered to pre-funding customers. Aker BP and Framo sign “smart” offshore maintenance contract Aker BP and Framo have entered a long-term maintenance contract for seawater lift pumps where compensation is directly linked to facility uptime. Neptune announces first gas from Dutch North Sea well Neptune Energy announced first gas from the new L5a-D4 well in the deepest producing gas field of the Dutch North Sea. Ashtead Technology supports Northern Lights carbon capture project offshore Norway Developed by Equinor in partnership with Shell and Total, the Northern Lights project aims to securely collect and transmit CO₂ from onshore sources and store it under the seabed.