Tagged: Goliat Oil Field

New Goliat rig not built for arctic conditions

The drilling rig Scarabeo 8 (photo) is under construction in Italy and will be used to develop the Goliat field outside northern Norway. However, the Norwegian petroleum safety authority has demanded operator ENI to...

Norwegian oil debate goes Arctic

The management plan for the Norwegian Sea presented by government last week bans oil drilling in several coastal areas, but at the same time opens up for drilling in new places in the Arctic,...

Oil worth billions outside Norway’s Arctic coast

Seven billion barrels of oil equivalents are probably hidden under the continental shelf of northern Norway. The oil industry and the political opposition parties now step up pressure on government to extract the resources,...