Tagged: Norwegian continental shelf

Riis-Johansen has faith in new oil area in Norway

Despite the fact that oil production is down on the Norwegian shelf it is still very attractive to investors, according to oil and energy minister. According to NPD, 40 percent of the Norwegian oil...

About the extended continental shelf off Bouvet Island

The purpose of Friday’s presentation, and the documentation submitted last year, is to determine the boundary between the Norwegian continental shelf and the deep ocean floor, which constitutes the international seabed area. All documentation...

Peregrino platforms in place

Statoil has completed heavy offshore lifting of two wellhead platforms on the Peregrino oil field offshore Brazil. The development is the group’s largest offshore project outside the Norwegian Continental Shelf. “The Peregrino project is...

Companies and industry face new demands

“Future offshore projects will have to meet new quality and cost-efficiency requirements. Statoil and suppliers will need to acknowledge this development if we are to maintain our competitive advantage.” Thus spoke Statoil’s executive vice...

Statoil honored in Houston

The Tyrihans field was one of five offshore developments to be presented with a Five Star Award at the Deep Offshore Technology (DOT) conference in Houston on Feb. 2 The Statoil-operated oil and gas...

Statoil awarded exploration licences

Statoil has today been awarded shares in eight exploration licences on the Norwegian continental shelf. The company is operator on six of the licenses. The Norwegian authorities’ awards in predefined areas in 2009 (TFO2009)...

Major upgrade on Snorre

Investments totaling more than NOK 5 billion will ensure increased production and continued profitability on the Snorre field in the North Sea. Snorre has the largest remaining reserves of Statoil’s fields on the Norwegian...

New technology in North Sea test

A new method which simplifies drilling operations in unstable formations and thereby saves time and costs has been tested by Statoil on the Brage field. This “liner drilling” solution makes it possible to operate...