Tagged: Norwegian continental shelf

EGM approves Det norske & Aker Exploration merger

The merger of Norwegian oil minnow Det norske oljeselskap ASA (OSL: DETNOR) with sector player Aker Exploration ASA (OSL: AKX) was approved on Oct. 19 by the extraordinary general meetings (EGMs) in both companies....

Halliburton awarded two-year Talisman deal

Halliburton, through its product service line Baroid, has been awarded a two-year contract, with multiple extension options, to provide drilling fluids and associated services to Talisman Energy Norge AS. The $229 million contract, including...

StatoilHydro: Technology developments paying off

Better drilling methods are making the single biggest contribution to improving recovery from Norway’s offshore fields. A number of solutions adopted by StatoilHydro this year are already yielding good results, writes Inger Ueland for StatoilHydro.com...

StatoilHydro: Natural gas – fuel of the future

“Natural gas is an attractive energy source for the future,” said Rune Bjørnson, StatoilHydro’s executive vice president for natural gas during a press seminar in Oslo on Sept. 24. StatoilHydro is currently the second...

Goliat contract to Aker Solutions

Eni Norge, the operator of the Goliat license (PL229/PL229B) and the partner StatoilHydro, have selected Aker Subsea for provision of the Subsea Production System (SPS) on Goliat. The estimated value for this contract is...

Weather Issues May Cut Norway Winter Oil Output

The petroleum industry is facing a new autumn and winter with challenges concerning the lifeboats on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), StatoilHydro reports today. “Throughout the winter, StatoilHydro will have to continue transferring personnel on...

StatoilHydro inaugurates floating wind turbine

The world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine – StatoilHydro’s Hywind pilot – is being officially inaugurated in the North Sea today, 8 September. “Today, we’re inaugurating the pilot facility which could help floating wind...

Det norske and Aker Exploration to merge

On Ag. 25, Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Aker Exploration ASA announced they are merging “to realise their shared ambition of creating a bigger and more dynamic oil company.” As a result of the merger alone,...

Norway Petroleum Directorate: 2Q Production Remained Stable

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s report for the first quarter of 2009 provides an overview of oil and gas production, new discoveries, new development plans and drilling activity. Production on the Norwegian Continental Shelf remained...