Tagged With Norway
Norway makes plans for new gas area
30 September 2010
Gas should start flowing from new fields in the northern Norwegian Sea in 2016 – but, disappointing those who wanted a new export system, it will be transported to markets through existing pipelines, Martin Quinlan writes
Norway presses ahead with upstream licensing offer
8 July 2010
Despite reservations about deep-water drilling in the wake of the US Gulf disater, Norway is pressing on with licensing in frontier areas
North Sea focus shifts to Norway
6 April 2010
Testing times have led to reduced enthusiasm for oil and gas investments in UK waters, while Norway's upstream attractions shine brighter
Global oil production continues its steady climb
1 February 2010
Global oil supply has risen steadily in recent months
Skanled pipeline's ups and downs
1 May 2009
The plan to lay a gas pipeline from Norway to Sweden and Denmark has survived last-minute doubts by some of its backers, but commercial uncertainties remain, Martin Quinlan writes
Squeezing more out of Statfjord
28 April 2009
StatoilHydro and partners are planning an additional investment under their Statfjord Late-Life project that aims to keep the Norwegian field in production beyond 2020, recovering over 68% of in-place oil and 75% of in-place gas.
North Sea: chilling winds test resolve
21 April 2009
Falling oil prices and evaporating credit are forcing the smaller firms, which have led exploration in UK waters in recent years, to rein in spending. In Norway, where large explorers dominate, there are calls for more territory, Martin Quinlan writes
North Sea: chilling winds test resolve
1 April 2009
Falling oil prices and evaporating credit are forcing the smaller firms, which have led exploration in UK waters in recent years, to rein in spending. In Norway, where large explorers dominate, there are calls for more territory, Martin Quinlan writes
Norway: Sevan platform for first Barents Sea oilfield
9 March 2009
Sevan Marine is to design the platform for the Goliat platform
Norway: New gas-export pipeline gets state backing
9 March 2009
Norwegian government supports planned gas-export pipeline
StatoilHydro faces 'cost tsunami'
5 January 2009
StatoilHydro's results have disappointed and high costs and lower oil prices will be painful. But strong cash flow offers attractive growth possibilities through M&A
A tough nut to crack
1 February 2007
Oil and gas production in the Arctic has a long-term future, says a new report. But it is not the end-all solution to the world's energy-supply worries, writes Martin Clark
The dating game
1 February 2007
With oil prices falling, the Statoil-Hydro merger could be the first of many M&A deals in oil and gas, writes James Gavin
Norway: come and drill in the Barents Sea
2 August 2005
The 19th licensing round, opened in June, signals an acceleration of work in the icy Barents Sea – described by the energy minister as potentially "the most important petroleum province in Europe". As the search moves from low-key to high-profile, there are hints that the first Barents Sea development – Statoil's Snøhvit LNG facility, due in production next year – will be expanded, Martin Quinlan writes
Statoil leads the way on carbon dioxide storage
29 July 2005
Norway's Statoil has been storing carbon dioxide from the Sleipner field in a saline aquifer since 1996 and the techniques it is helping develop will lead the world on to a low-carbon diet, say Trude Sundset, Rosetta Steeneveldt, Tore Andreas Torp and Bjørn Berger
The oil price helps
1 April 2005
Once again, predictions of the demise of the North Sea oil and gas province have been proved wrong. The statistics for 2004 show a mostly mature, but busy area, with high oil prices supporting incremental developments at older fields and a number of new-field developments. Increasingly, projects are being led by the new breed of specialist operator, Martin Quinlan writes
LNG: STL ahead of its time
1 April 2005
The award-winning Submerged Turret Loading Buoy system, developed by Norway's APL, is being put to the test on the world's first offshore LNG terminal in the US Gulf of Mexico. Martin Clark reports
Abandoning pump and dump
1 April 2005
AGR Subsea, a Norwegian company, has developed technology that allows for drilling fluid, or mud, used in subsea wells to be returned to the rig without the use of a riser. The technology offers an environmentally friendly alternative to leaving the mud on the seafloor, a common practice known as pump and dump, Anne Feltus reports