Equinor extends the life of Heimdal gas hub

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor is extending the life of the Heimdal gas centre, located in the North Sea, to 2023. New wells at Valemon will extend profitable operations at Heimdal, which is processing gas from Valemon. The field … Read More

MOL gearing up for North Sea appraisal well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted MOL Norge a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the North Sea off Norway. The well 25/8-22 S will be drilled from the Transocean Barents drilling rig. The drilling programme for the … Read More

UK and Norway chasing electrification of North Sea assets to reach climate goals

As the energy transition has started gaining traction in the last couple of years, no stone is left unturned when it comes to options for reducing carbon emissions, including electrification of oil and gas assets, carbon capture usage and storage, … Read More

OMV gearing up for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea offshore Norway. The well 1/3-13 will be drilled from the Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig. OMV has already gained consent from … Read More

Lundin cleared to drill well near Ivar Aasen field

Oil and gas company Lundin Energy Norway has been given a drilling permit to drill a new wildcat well in the North Sea, offshore Norway. Under the permit, given to Lundin by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the well will … Read More

Spotlight on major projects in carbon capture realm

Carbon capture utilization and storage or CCUS has gained momentum as a topic of global interest in the last couple of years as energy transition talks and plans intensified, especially in the offshore energy and maritime industries. Carbon capture is … Read More

After 21 years in North Sea, Petrojarl Banff FPSO ready for recycling – gallery

After a 21-year period in the North Sea, Teekay’s Petrojarl Banff FPSO has completed its final voyage and is now moored alongside the Modern American Recycling Services Europe (MARS) quayside in Denmark in preparation for green recycling. Petrojarl Banff FPSO; … Read More

DOF Subsea lands multiple North Sea contracts

DOF Subsea has acquired multiple contracts for execution in the North Sea, including a number of subsea projects with inspection, maintenance & repair (IMR), construction, and decommissioning services. DOF Subsea plans to employ Skandi Acergy, Skandi Skansen, Skandi Iceman, Skandi … Read More

Equinor’s Troll West electrification to cut CO2 emissions by almost half a million tonnes per year

Norway’s Equinor and its partners have decided in favour of Troll West electrification and on Friday are submitting the plan for development and operation to the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Source: Equinor The Troll field lies in the … Read More

Equinor gets life extension for North Sea gas hub

Norway’s safety regulator, the Petroleum Safety Authority, has given Equinor consent for life extensions for the Heimdal platform with associated pipelines and wells while the field partners are working to decide on the timing of the field shutdown ahead of … Read More