Equinor preparing for wildcat well off Norway

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling permit to Equinor for a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea. The well 6407/9-13 will be drilled from the West Hercules semi-submersible drilling rig, the NPD said on Friday. The drilling … Read More

Equinor’s Johan Castberg oil project now two years behind schedule

In addition to previous delays due to weld quality, Equinor has experienced further delays and cost overruns on its Johan Castberg project. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content Subscribe to … Read More

Odfjell Drilling to bag $20 million from extra well with Equinor

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has added an additional well to a contract for the Odfjell Drilling-owned Deepsea Stavanger, which will see the rig busy into 3Q 2022. Equinor has exercised one additional well to be added to the Deepsea Stavanger … Read More

Equinor spuds Egyptian Vulture exploration well

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has started drilling operations on the Egyptian Vulture exploration well located offshore Norway. The update was shared by Longboat Energy, an emerging full-cycle North Sea E&P company established by the former management team of … Read More

Industry majors, oil & gas players shortlisted for French floating wind tender

Equinor, Shell, and TotalEnergies – oil and gas players that continue raising their stakes in the renewable energy sector – have been selected by the French government to participate in the country’s first tender dedicated to floating wind. Shell has … Read More

ClampOn to monitor subsea sand and erosion on Kristin Sør

ClampOn has secured a contract to supply subsea erosion monitors and particle monitors for Equinor’s Kristin Sør development. Under the contract, ClampOn will install subsea erosion monitors in bends to track any wall thickness loss. Additionally, the company will install … Read More

Siemens to supply equipment for Equinor’s North Sea electrification project

Energy technology company Siemens Energy has won a contract from Aker Solutions to provide equipment for the electrification of the Equinor-operated Troll West project in the North Sea. Equinor filed its plan for the Troll West electrification project to Norwegian … Read More

Norwegian Offshore Wind Project Receives Additional Support

Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø met Florian Schuchert (vice president Offshore wind technology) and Jens Økland (senior vice president for Business development in Renewables) when she visited Equinor in Stavanger. The Ocean Grid project will get financial support … Read More

Work ramps up on German large-scale offshore hydrogen plant

AquaSector project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor want to intensify their collaboration on the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. Courtesy of AquaVentus The AquaSector hydrogen wind farm project is a part of the AquaVentus initiative. Its goal is … Read More

Petrobras and Equinor hire DOF anchor handlers

Norskan, DOF ASA’s Brazilian subsidiary, has secured two contracts for its Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels with Petrobras and Equinor, respectively. Anchor handler Skandi Paraty has been awarded a one-year contract extension with Petrobras until July 2022. The vessel features … Read More