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Wood continues growth in Norway with two new Equinor contracts

Wood has secured two new contracts from Equinor for onshore and offshore facilities in Norway.

Exxon Mobil ready for Norwegian exit

Speaking after reports that ExxonMobil is preparing to put its Norwegian upstream portfolio up for sale, Neivan Boroujerdi, Wood Mackenzie, said “The move doesn’t come as a surprise.

Aker BP successfully carries out North Sea decommissioning using cutting edge technology

Aker BP selected Optime Subsea as a provider of well access system and -services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Capricorn Norge AS granted drilling permit for exploration well southeast of Norne

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Capricorn Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6508/1-3 cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Aker BP granted drilling permit for exploration well northeast of Norne

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 6608/6-1 cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

NPD announces delineation of Edvard Grieg field in the central North Sea

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 338, has completed the drilling of exploration wells 16/1-31 S and 16/1-31 A.

NPD releases production figures for May 2019

Preliminary production figures for May 2019 show an average daily production of 1,599,000 bbl of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 120,000 bpd compared to April.

Equinor granted drilling permit for well southwest of Marulk field

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6507/2-5 S cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Aker BP granted drilling permit for wildcat east of Frigg field

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 25/2-20, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Equinor discovers oil and gas from exploration well Snadd Outer Outer/Black Vulture

Equinor, alongside partners Ineos E&P and Faroe Petroleum, has made an oil and gas discovery in exploration well Snadd Outer Outer/Black Vulture in production license 159B, in the Norwegian Sea.

Equinor awards contract for subsea pipelines, marine operations for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2

On behalf of the Johan Sverdrup license, Equinor is awarding the contract for subsea pipelines and associated marine operations in the second project phase to Subsea 7.

Sleipner partnership releases CO2 storage data

Equinor and its partners will disclose datasets from Sleipner field; the world's first offshore CCS plant, in a push to advance innovation and development on the field of CO2 storage.

CGG awarded processing contract for Equinor's Johan Sverdrup PRM project

Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a contract by Equinor for the processing of seismic data from the Johan Sverdrup Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) system in the North Sea.

Drilling advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Aker BP completes drilling of wildcat, northeast of Gina Krog

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 814, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 15/6-15.

Deep Casing Tools, NOV form alliance in Norway

International casing and completion technology business, Deep Casing Tools (DCT), has formed an alliance in Norway with American multi-national corporation NOV Completion Tools.

TGS announces Atlantic Margin 2019 survey in the Norwegian Sea

TGS announced it will manage the new Atlantic Margin 2019 3D multi-client project in the Norwegian Sea.

Ampelmann enters Norway with first Walk to Work contract

Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann has secured a contract with DeepOcean to support the hook-up and commissioning of the Valhall Flank West (VFW) project, operated by Aker BP.

Equinor's makes recommendation for board of directors

The nomination committee in Equinor recommends that the company's corporate assembly elects Finn Bjørn Ruyter as new member to Equinor’s board of directors

Wiking Helikopter service adds another H145 to its fleet

Wiking Helikopter Service took delivery of another H145 helicopter in offshore configuration.