Tagged: Barents Sea

APA 2009 – Awards

The Government has decided to offer 38 production licenses in the awards in predefined areas 2009 (APA 2009). – Today I am offering production licenses to 42 companies of which 19 companies are offered...

Quota for the minke whale hunt in 2010

The Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs has set a quota of 1286 animals for the minke whale hunt in 2010. The quota for 2010 is composed of a basic annual quota of 885...

The largest contract ever to Technip Norge

Technip has been awarded by Eni Norge AS an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract, worth approximately USD 290 million, for the Goliat field development. Goliat will be the first Norwegian oil producing field...

Agreement on Norwegian-Russian fisheries for 2010

Norway and Russia have entered into an agreement on management of the joint stocks in the Barents Sea for 2010. The stock situation is very good and quotas for both cod and haddock have...

Joint hunt for suitable CO2 storage

Norwegian and British authorities are working together in the so-called One North Sea Project to identify suitable formations under the North Sea where carbon dioxide (CO2) can be stored. The first report from the...

StatoilHydro’s research award to oil hunter

StatoilHydro’s research prize for 2009 has been awarded to Professor Jan Inge Faleide (54) at the University of Oslo for his research on the geological development of the Norwegian Sea, the Barents Sea and...

Norway cuts arctic barrel count

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has cut by 20 percent its best estimate of how much oil and gas lies in the budding near-arctic oil province of the southern Barents Sea, it was revealed Tuesday....

Hunt is on for polar explorer Amundsen’s seaplane

On Aug. 25 Norway’s navy set sail for the Barents Sea to track down the missing plane used by legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen, who disappeared 81 years ago and hopefully resolve one of the...

Norwegian/Russian cooperation in the Barents Sea

Norway and Russia will this month begin a joint mapping of undiscovered natural resources in the Barents Sea and around the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, DN Energi reports. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the...