Following plans to scale up gas production, Polish player secures more Norwegian acreage

As part of its strategy for the diversification of gas supplies amid growing concerns about energy security due to the current geopolitical crisis, PGNiG has inked a deal with Wellesley Petroleum to expand its footprint offshore Norway by acquiring a … Read More

Norway’s Equinor and Aibel ink 10-year collaboration deal

Norwegian state-controlled energy giant Equinor and its compatriot oil and gas services company Aibel have entered into a 10-year agreement to ensure a close and long-term strategic collaboration. The agreement aims to ensure predictability, which will be important to both … Read More

Polish firm to scale up Norwegian gas production in push for ‘more energy security’

PGNiG Upstream Norway, a Norwegian unit of Poland’s state-owned oil and gas company PGNiG, plans to produce an additional volume of approximately 0.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas this year to ensure the diversification of gas supplies for Poland. … Read More

Repsol reopens North Sea field after oil spill-related shutdown

Spanish oil and gas company Repsol has experienced production interruption at its operated Yme field located in the North Sea offshore Norway but the field has now been restarted. Yme field; Courtesy of Repsol The Yme field was shut in … Read More

Another Maersk rig to get low-emission upgrade ahead of new gig

Offshore rig owner Maersk Drilling has secured a contract with Aker BP, who will employ the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Invincible at the Ivar Aasen field offshore Norway. Aker BP hired the rig on behalf of the Ivar Aasen … Read More

Greenstat and Everfuel to jointly develop Hydrogen Hub Agder in Norway

Danish green hydrogen fuel provider Everfuel and Norwegian energy company Greenstat will in a joint venture establish a hydrogen hub in Norway, called Hydrogen Hub Agder. Illustration Courtesy of Everfuel Following up on the cooperation deal from July 2021, Greenstat … Read More

Equinor all set to undertake North Sea ops with Odfjell rigs

Norwegian oil and gas state-owned giant Equinor has received two types of consent from Norway’s offshore safety regulator for operations in the North Sea, using two different Odfjell Drilling-owned rigs. The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said on Friday that it had given … Read More

With 50 years of operations under its belt, Ekofisk gets another life extension

Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has extended the production licences in the Greater Ekofisk Area – located in the southern part of the North Sea – which have been in operation for over five decades. The operator, ConocoPhillips … Read More

PetroNor chairman suspect in ongoing corruption investigations

Oslo-listed oil and gas exploration and production company PetroNor has revealed the remediation steps it is undertaking in the midst of ongoing investigations into criminal charges and allegations of corruption pertaining to individuals connected with the company. The investigations are … Read More

Equinor spuds ‘one of largest gas prospects in Norway in 2022’

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has started drilling an exploration well, located in the North Sea offshore Norway, using an Odfjell Drilling-owned rig. Following the recently completed drilling of the Kveikje well, which resulted in a significant hydrocarbon discovery with excellent reservoir … Read More