Tagged: Offshore

On the Edge: Norway as an offshore country

“On the Edge” is the new opinion column in the Norwegian American Weekly, offering opinions written by invited contributors to make some comments on the current issues that define modern Norway. By Svein Ludvigsen...

Visiting Norway's fields of black gold

If I had to sum up our week in Norway with one thought, it would be “boiler suit”. We were there to film our segment for Earth’s Frontiers on oil and we quickly realized...

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...

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...

The Global Pipeline Award 2009 to DNV

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has given DNV the Global Pipeline Award 2009. This is the industry’s most prestigious global award and emphasizes the status of DNV’s pipeline standard. Asle Venås, who...

Permission to build offshore wind park

The Government has granted the firm Vestavind Offshore permission to build a large offshore wind park with up to 78 generators off the coast of Møre og Romsdal county in Central Norway. The project, Havsul...

Oil windfall at heart of tight Norway election

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s ruling center-left is within reach of becoming the first government to win re-election since 1996 when the North Sea state began investing its oil windfall in an offshore fund. The...

World’s first CO2 transmission guideline ready

DNV, authorities and major industry partners have developed the world’s first guideline for the transmission of CO2. Its unified approach will ensure that CO2 is transmitted in offshore and onshore pipelines in a reliable,...