Search for Barents

30.06.2014 Rosneft begins geological exploration in the Barents and Pechora sea

Rosneft has started field works at five license blocks of the Barents and Pechora Seas: East Prinovozemelsky, located in the North-Eastern part of the Barents sea near the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, Perseevsky, located in the North-Western part of the Barents sea, and at the South Russky, South Prinovozemelsky and West Matveevsky license blocks, located in the Pechora Sea.

17.06.2014 Lukoil teams up with Gazprom in Barents

Russia’s largest private oil company turns away from last year’s statement not to invest in Arctic offshore.

02.06.2014 Norwegian ministry rejects Greenpeace appeal

Norwegian authorities on May 30 rejected an appeal from Greenpeace, thereby giving Statoil final permission to begin exploration activities on the Apollo prospect in the Barents Sea.

27.05.2014 Greenpeace board Statoil’s rig en route to Barents Sea

On the morning of 27 May Greenpeace activists boarded the drilling rig Transocean Spitsbergen, Statoil’s press service has reported. The rig was en route to the Hoop area in the Barents Sea.

18.07.2013 Lundin Petroleum Spuds Exploration Well On Barents Sea Gohta Prospect

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that drilling of exploration well 7120/1-3 in PL492 has commenced.

15.07.2013 Gazprom to Pay 22.4 Billion Roubles for Barents and Karsk Sea Fields

The Russian government has awarded Gazprom the Ludlow gas field in the Barents Sea without requiring a tender, according to a government letter dated July 9.