Author: Terje Solbakk

1 2 3 4 10 / 38 POSTS
Resources of the NCS is growing

Resources of the NCS is growing

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has announced its yearly Resource account. According to their estimates of proven and unproven resources, [...]
NLCS/UKCS: Sillimanite field in production

NLCS/UKCS: Sillimanite field in production

In a press release of today, Wintershall DEA and Gazprom announce that their joint venture, Wintershall Noordzee B.V,  has started gas production from [...]
What’s your favourite wildcat?

What’s your favourite wildcat?

Once again, the time has come to nominate the most courageous and innovative prospect drilled on the NCS the last two years, the Exploration Innovatio [...]
Time for a reality check

Time for a reality check

Estimating hydrocarbon volumes before drilling is fraught with uncertainty. After mapping 242 discoveries across the Norwegian Continental Shelf, Edmu [...]
Dutch exploration well proved non-commercial gas

Dutch exploration well proved non-commercial gas

The TAQA-operated P15-20 exploration well on the Dutch Continental Shelf (NLCS) last autumn was completed just before Christmas, TAQA confirmed in an [...]
Aker BP’s exploration plans for 2020

Aker BP’s exploration plans for 2020

In 2019, Aker BP participated in 16 exploration wells, increasing the Aker BP resource portfolio by 170 MMboe, with a cost of 0,6 $ per boe discovered [...]
NCS: Hasselbaink wildcat dry

NCS: Hasselbaink wildcat dry

The wildcat 25/7-9 S targeting the Hasselbaink prospect turned out dry, according to a press release from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). [...]
DKCS: What ever happened to the 8th licensing round?

DKCS: What ever happened to the 8th licensing round?

On 21st June 2018, the Energy, Utilities and Climate Committee of the Danish Parliament announced the 8th Licensing Round for oil and gas exploration [...]
A recent wildcat confirmed an active petroleum system south of Lofoten

A recent wildcat confirmed an active petroleum system south of Lofoten

The recent wildcat 6611/11-1 (Toutatis) prospect proved non-commercial amounts of oil next to the Nordland V and VI area. It seems to have passed peo [...]
Success with fractured basement rocks

Success with fractured basement rocks

Following the Lancaster discovery of 500 MMboe put into production in May 2019, Hurricane yesterday announced in an Operational update (pdf) that oper [...]
1 2 3 4 10 / 38 POSTS
X