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Country summary: Norway
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Norway - recent news
|22 Aug 19
||Norway: Enova approves funding to support the Hywind Tampen project to supply renewable power to offshore oil and gas installations
Enova has approved an application for funding of up to NOK 2.3 billion to support the Hywind Tampen project for developing the world’s first floating offshore wind farm supplying renewable power to offshore oil and gas installations. Equinor and its partners are considering the possibility of supplying electricity from a floating offshore wind farm to the Gullfaks and Snorre fields.
|22 Aug 19
||Norway: Equinor granted drilling permit for well 32/4-2 in PL 921
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor a drilling permit for well 32/4-2 in production licence PL 921. The well will be drilled about 28 kms southeast of the Troll field.
|20 Aug 19
||Norway: Equinor announces new light oil discovery in the Barents Sea
Equinor and partners OMV and Petoro have made an oil discovery in the Sputnik exploration well in the Barents Sea. Recoverable resources are preliminarily estimated at 20-65 million barrels of oil. The Sputnik well was drilled in licence PL855, approx. 30 kms North East of the Wisting discovery.
|20 Aug 19
||Norway: Aker BP drills dry well northeast of the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea - 6608/6-1
Aker BP, operator of production licence PL 762, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 6608/6-1. The well, which was drilled about 65 kms northeast of the Norne field, is being permanently plugged and abandoned as a dry hole.
|19 Aug 19
||Norway: Lundin announces oil discovery at the Goddo prospect on the Utsira High
Lundin Petroleum has made an oil discovery at exploration well 16/5-8 S, targeting the Goddo prospect in PL815 approx. 14 km south of the Edvard Grieg field in the Norwegian North Sea.
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