Category: Exploration

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Honoured for Deep Sea Minerals initiative

Honoured for Deep Sea Minerals initiative

Bloomberg Media has since 2011 published a ranking of the 50 Most Influential with "the ability to move markets or shape ideas and policies". In th [...]
Plenty of “rock batteries” on the ocean floor

Plenty of “rock batteries” on the ocean floor

Figure caption: Manganese nodules are formed as accretions at 4500 meter in the deep Pacific Ocean. They grow very slowly, about 1 cm per every millio [...]
Deep Sea Mining may be Imminent

Deep Sea Mining may be Imminent

Norway is in an excellent position to become a leader in the exploration for deep sea minerals. The search for deep sea minerals is strongly inspir [...]
Equinor spuds first UKCS exploration well of the year

Equinor spuds first UKCS exploration well of the year

Last week, Equinor spudded well 16/2a-6 in P2319, the first UK Continental Shelf exploration well being drilled this year. It follows on from a previo [...]
Neptune intends to drill a third Dugong panel

Neptune intends to drill a third Dugong panel

As announced by partner Petrolia Noco yesterday, the Dugong partnership with Neptune as the operator aims to drill a third exploration well on the Dug [...]
Limited uptake in 25th NCS Licensing Round

Limited uptake in 25th NCS Licensing Round

Another sign that frontier exploration is getting less and less important even in the Norwegian sector? One would say so, when looking at the awards a [...]
The area near the oldest NCS licence keeps on giving

The area near the oldest NCS licence keeps on giving

With the discovery of between 60 and 135 MMboe recoverable, Vår Energi and partner Mime Petroleum (10%) have clearly proven that the area where the se [...]
The Deep Sea: A Potential “Copper Mine”

The Deep Sea: A Potential “Copper Mine”

As clearly pointed out by IEA in the May 2021 report (“The Role of Critical Minerals in Clean Energy Transition”), solar photovoltaic (PV) plants, win [...]
Large discoveries in the Triassic are still possible

Large discoveries in the Triassic are still possible

“Within EMGS, we would have been very excited if additional prospectivity had been proven within the Snadd level related to the observed resistor. Thi [...]
Geology keeps surprising

Geology keeps surprising

Yesterday, the NPD announced that well 35/11-25S and its side-track 25A drilling the Apodida prospect both came in dry. With the S well targeting Uppe [...]
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