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27.08.2014 Johan Sverdrup: The Making of a Giant

Aker Solutions has assembled one of its biggest engineering teams ever to deliver the initial plans for the engineering and design phase of the giant North Sea Johan Sverdrup oil deposit.

11.07.2014 North Sea oil ‘worth billions less than expected’

The body responsible for independent analysis of the UK’s public finances yesterday dramatically reduced its forecasts for North Sea oil revenue over the next two-and-a-half decades.

30.06.2014 Premier sells UK North Sea assets to MOL

Premier is pleased to announce that it has sold its non-operated interests in the producing Scott, Telford and Rochelle fields to MOL Group for a cash consideration of $130 million. MOL will assume the liabilities for future abandonment costs.

02.06.2014 Norway installs system for reservoir monitoring in Snorre and Grane fields

Work will continue this summer and autumn on installing a seismic streamer on Snorre, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on May 30 . A dedicated system with a seismic streamer will also be installed on Grane.

28.05.2014 Tullow’s well in North Sea dry

Tullow Oil Norge AS, operator of production licence 550, is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 31/2-21 S, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on May 27. The well was drilled about 12 kilometres northwest of the Troll C platform in the North Sea.

15.05.2014 Centrica’s two wells in North Sea dry

Centrica Resources has drilled two dry exploration wells, 8/10-5 S and 8/10-5 A, approx. 13 kilometres southeast of the Ula field, in the southern sector of the North Sea, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on May 14.

12.05.2014 Norway’s Statoil discovers oil at Gimle field in North Sea

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licences 120 B/Gimle Unit, has completed drilling of an observation well with exploration targets, 34/10-C-18 A, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported on April 9.

14.04.2014 Norway’s Statoil makes discovery in North Sea

Operator Statoil has together with the Valemon Unit partners made a gas and oil discovery in the Valemon Nord prospect in the North Sea, Statoil’s press office said on April 11.

08.04.2014 OMV, GDF SUEZ, Statoil start production at new platform in Norwegian North Sea

The partners Statoil (operator), OMV and GDF SUEZ have started oil and gas production on the Gudrun platform in the North Sea, OMV’s press office said on April 7. OMV acquired a 24% interest in the Gudrun license in last year’s major deal with Statoil.

07.04.2014 Kazakh KMG to withdraw from northern project

Kazakhstan's KazMunaiGas Exploration and Production JSC (KMG EP) which is a part of KazMunaiGas group of companies, intends to withdraw from the White Bear project, Abat Nurseitov, head of KMG EP, said on April 2 at a press conference in Astana, Trend reported on April 4