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A tale of oil-down-to’s

A tale of oil-down-to’s

28 years after Saga Petroleum AS made the H-Central oil discovery, Equinor has returned to explore for more volumes in the Draupne Sandstone as it tar [...]
Landscapes under the North Sea: Geology and Offshore Wind

Landscapes under the North Sea: Geology and Offshore Wind

It’s now well known that the North Sea was an area of exposed land during the Last Glacial Maximum, around 25,000 years ago, when Global Mean Sea Leve [...]
Small Norwegian E&P players achieve highest returns on exploration spend

Small Norwegian E&P players achieve highest returns on exploration spend

The key result of the analysis, which includes exploration activity and results from 2017 to around October 2020, is that the highest return on explor [...]
A reflection on the state of the industry

A reflection on the state of the industry

Shane Cowley puts the current oil and gas industry downturn in a global energy perspective. [...]
Integrating rock physics and seismic for enhanced understanding of Barents Sea prospectivity

Integrating rock physics and seismic for enhanced understanding of Barents Sea prospectivity

James Moore and Roberto Ruiz from PGS explain how the integration of seismic data and rockAVO provides a reliable interactive toolset to understand se [...]
NCS tax changes incentivize new projects

NCS tax changes incentivize new projects

Although temporary tax changes have incentivized new projects being sanctioned, the exact impact remains to be seen and depends on the continued oil p [...]
Seismic acquisition reinvented

Seismic acquisition reinvented

World's first Ultra High Density (UHD) multi-client 3D hybrid seismic acquisition in the Norwegian North Sea [...]
How successful is exploration in Norway?

How successful is exploration in Norway?

Success rate is still high on the NCS, but discoveries are small. Statistics demonstrate a success rate of 32% for the 157 wildcats drilled the last 5 [...]
The Case for Killing Your Darlings

The Case for Killing Your Darlings

To date, there is no significant discovery made on a CSEM negative in the Barents Sea. It’s about time to realise that low resistivity sandstones do h [...]
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