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Equinor Energy gets NPD nod for drilling well 31/11-1 S in PL 785 S

Equinor Energy gets NPD nod for drilling well 31/11-1 S in PL 785 S

Equinor Energy has secured drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for well 31/11-1 S in production licence 785 S (PL 785 S) in the Norwegian North Sea. The company will drill well 31/11-1 S with the Deepsea Atlantic drilling facility. The wildcat well will be drilled 62 kilometres, south of the Troll field. […]

Norway offers 136 blocks in 25th licensing round on NCS

Norway offers 136 blocks in 25th licensing round on NCS

The Norwegian government is offering 136 blocks in the 25th licensing round on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), all of them located in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. While 11 blocks are being offered in the Norwegian Sea in one region, the remaining 136 blocks are in the Barents Sea, across eight areas. […]

Equinor Energy secures permit from NPD for drilling PL 090 I wells

Equinor Energy secures permit from NPD for drilling PL 090 I wells

Equinor Energy has secured drilling permit for 31/2-22 S and 31/2-22 A wells in the production licence 090 I (PL 090 I) in the Norwegian North Sea from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). The Norwegian oil and gas company will drill the 31/2-22 S and 31/2-22 A wells using the West Hercules drilling rig, nearly […]

Snorre expansion project in North Sea set to begin production

Snorre expansion project in North Sea set to begin production

Norwegian authorities have approved Equinor and partners’ plans to begin production from the Snorre expansion project in the North Sea. In July 2018, the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the expansion of the Snorre field for increasing recovery from it by almost 200 million barrels […]

PGNiG reports Warka gas discovery in PL1009 license in Norwegian Sea

PGNiG reports Warka gas discovery in PL1009 license in Norwegian Sea

Warka gas discovery : PGNiG Upstream Norway has claimed to have made a large gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea through the drilling of a wildcat well 6507/4-1 on the Warka prospect in license PL1009. According to the company, the exploration well is located in an area where it has been carrying out hydrocarbon exploration […]

Wellesley Petroleum fails to find hydrocarbons with 6204/11-3 well in PL 829

Wellesley Petroleum fails to find hydrocarbons with 6204/11-3 well in PL 829

Wellesley Petroleum has failed to find any hydrocarbons following the drilling of exploratory well 6204/11-3 in production licence 829 (PL 829) in the Norwegian North Sea. The wild cat well was spudded by the PL 829 operator nearly 75 kilometres north of the Gjøa field and 60 kilometres northwest of the Norwegian town of Florø. […]

Neptune Energy gets NPD nod for drilling 6406/12-G-1 H well in PL 586

Neptune Energy gets NPD nod for drilling 6406/12-G-1 H well in PL 586

Neptune Energy has been granted a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for drilling well 6406/12-G-1 H in production licence 586 (PL 586) in the Norwegian Sea. The wildcat well will be drilled by using the West Phoenix drilling facility once it wraps up the drilling of observation well 6406/12-H-4 for Neptune Energy […]

Spirit Energy encounters dry well in PL 780 near Aasen field in North Sea

Spirit Energy encounters dry well in PL 780 near Aasen field in North Sea

Spirit Energy Norway has failed to find any hydrocarbons in production licence 780 (PL 780), 5km north of the Ivar Aasen field in the Norwegian North Sea, following the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-33 S. The operator of the PL 780 licence drilled the wildcat well 16/1-33 S with the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility in […]

Equinor makes minor oil discovery in PL 089 near Vigdis field in North Sea

Equinor makes minor oil discovery in PL 089 near Vigdis field in North Sea

Equinor Energy has made a minor oil discovery in production licence 089 (PL 089) through the drilling of the 34/7-E-4 AH wildcat well near the Vigdis field in the Norwegian North Sea. The goal of the 34/7-E-4 AH exploratory well was to determine the presence of hydrocarbons in reservoir rocks from the Middle Jurassic Age […]

Equinor encounters dry well near Fram field in Norwegian North Sea

Equinor encounters dry well near Fram field in Norwegian North Sea

Equinor Energy, the operator of production licence 827 S in the Norwegian North Sea, has failed to find any hydrocarbons following the drilling of wildcat well 35/10-6. The wildcat well was drilled nearly 20 kilometres northwest of the Fram field in the northern region of the North Sea, and nearly 145 kilometres northwest of Bergen. […]

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