Author: Halfdan Carstens

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First operated wildcat for OKEA

First operated wildcat for OKEA

OKEA spudded 6407/9-12 (Skumnisse) on October 16. The purpose is to test the Upper Jurassic Rogn Fm for additional oil in a possible extension of the [...]
The programme is ready

The programme is ready

21 companies have committed to give a talk about their future plans and strategies on November 20-21 in Stavanger at NCS Exploration Strategy 2019. [...]
Introducing the mysterious X

Introducing the mysterious X

In the search for continued petroleum resources on the NCS and in other regions around the world, geologists and geophysicists working with imaging of [...]
To buy – or to explore?

To buy – or to explore?

This choice is driven by several factors, including the company’s exploration performance and appetite for risks and the market trading opportunities [...]
“The Ultimate Survey”

“The Ultimate Survey”

“The increase in operational efficiency and scale of the operation is now making OBN competitive with conventional 3D streamer seismic and is a step c [...]
Total’s two axes

Total’s two axes

"Within Total, we believe that the North Sea still holds many opportunities for a major company," says Amine Soudani, NWEurope Area Exploration Manage [...]
US in the lead

US in the lead

The United States currently holds 293 billion barrels of recoverable oil resources. This is 20 billion barrels more than Saudi Arabia and almost 10 [...]
First licence for Mime Petroleum

First licence for Mime Petroleum

The agreement provides Mime with a 10 percent ownership interest in the Balder and Ringhorne fields and a 7.4 percent ownership interest in the Ringho [...]
“TopSeis – a worthy winner”

“TopSeis – a worthy winner”

In a fierce competition with Deep Blue and EarthNET developed by EMGS and Earth Science Analytics, respectively, Lundin and CGG finally pulled the lon [...]
Honorary Award for GeoStreamer

Honorary Award for GeoStreamer

“It is an honor for me to receive this Honorary Award on behalf of PGS”, Rune Olav Pedersen, CEO in PGS, said at NCS Exploration 2019. The prestigi [...]
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