WATCH: Aker BP installs jacket for new Hod B platform

Following a recent sail away from a yard in Verdal, a jacket for the Aker BP-operated Hod B platform has been installed in the North Sea off Norway. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences … Read More

Vår Energi hands out long-term deals to local suppliers

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has awarded long-term contracts on Health Safety Security Environment and Quality (HSSEQ) services to local suppliers. Vår Energi said on Monday that the following five companies were awarded contracts on HSSEQ services for … Read More

Neptune to test additional prospect in Dugong licence

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy is planning to test an additional prospect in a North Sea licence where its large Dugong offshore discovery is located. The Dugong discovery is located in Production Licence 882 where Neptune Energy is the … 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

North Sea Link construction all done

Construction of the 720-kilometer North Sea Link that will exchange power between the UK and Norway has been completed. The testing of the power link is set to begin in the coming days and trial operation will start on 1 … 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

Repsol and Yme partners to buy Maersk Drilling jack-up

Offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has made plans to sell one of its jack-up rigs to Havila, which will, in turn, lease and later sell the rig to the Yme field licence, operated by Repsol, for a price tag of … Read More

NordLink interconnector officially launched

TenneT, Statnett and KfW have officially commissioned the 1,400 MW NordLink interconnector between Norway and Germany. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg launched the NordLink submarine cable today, 27 May. The so-called ‘Green Cable’ will facilitate … 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

Union working to avoid downsizing of 200 rig workers

A Norwegian union is working to avoid the downsizing of 200 workers of the West Mira rig following a recent contract termination by Wintershall Dea. Northern Ocean is the owner of the West Mira rig and Seadrill is the operator. … Read More