Tagged: OLF

Gro Brækken to head OLF from 2010

  The board of the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) has appointed Gro Brækken to succeed Per Terje Vold as chief executive with effect from 1 January 2010. She is currently secretary-general of Save...

Norwegians hunting oil spills in the dark

Oil spills that have to be found and recovered in the dark was one of the things the oil industry practiced in the annual oil on water exercise. The oil companies’ clean-up toolbox includes...

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,...

Norway Oil Sector Hit By Pipe-Fitting Quality Error

  OSLO (Dow Jones)–Norway’s oil and gas industry has been hit by a worldwide pipeline quality scare after Italian company Tecninox said hundreds of thousands of duplex pipe fittings were heated at the wrong...

Demands publication of seismic surveys

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NDP) will not go public yet with the results of seismic shootings in an area outside the Lofoten Archipelago. Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) demands that NPD change this decision...

Oil industry with eyes on the Arctic

   The Norwegian oil industry is focusing on winning the battle of developing the Lofoten area in northern Norway first. However, the ambitions for future development projects lie further north in the Arctic, reports...