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NPD releases more relinquished offshore data to explorers

Oct. 2, 2023
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is making publicly available nearly 6,000 datasets from relinquished areas across the Norwegian Continental Shelf.


Courtesy Transocean
Transocean Encourage

Transocean Norwegian rig contracted to 2026

July 6, 2023
An operator offshore Norway has exercised six one-well options for the Transocean Encourage semisubmersible rig.
Courtesy Equinor
This illustration by Equinor depicts the Troll Field in the North Sea.

NPD logs seven discoveries offshore Norway this year

July 5, 2023
Eighteen exploration wells drilled in the year to date in Norwegian waters have led to seven discoveries, according to the latest update from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate...
Courtesy TechnipFMC
I Epci Credit Technipfmc

TechnipFMC to supply, install Berling subsea facilities offshore mid-Norway

June 30, 2023
OMV Norge has awarded TechnipFMC an iEPCI contract for the Berling gas development in the Norwegian Sea, a subsea tieback to the Åsgard complex.
Courtesy OMV
Berling Field Illustration Resized

Norway approves Berling-Åsgard subsea tieback

June 28, 2023
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved OMV Norge’s plan for development and operation for the Berling gas and condensate discoveries in the Norwegian Sea....
Courtesy Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
Seabed Minerals Credit Npd
North Sea & Europe

Norway takes first steps toward seabed minerals licensing

June 21, 2023
The Norwegian government plans to open parts of the Norwegian Continental Shelf for commercial seabed mineral activity.