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Equinor starts production from Kristin South

Equinor and its partners Petoro, Vår Energi, and TotalEnergies EP Norge started production from the first Lavrans well in the Kristin South area on 7 July.


Deltic Energy announce formal award of UKCS Licence

Deltic Energy has announced that it has accepted one of the two licences that were provisionally awarded by the North Sea Transition Authority in Tranche 3 of the UK's 33rd Offshore Licensing Round.


Ocean Installer awarded SURF contract for Troll

Ocean Installer have been chosen by Equinor and its partners in the Troll A license as the SURF Contractor for their new 12 billion NOK investment in the Troll Phase 3 – Stage 2 Project.


DNO racks up discoveries in its offshore Norway core area

DNO ASA, has announced a gas condensate discovery on the Cuvette prospect in the Norwegian North Sea licenses PL248F and PL248GS in which the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary DNO Norge AS holds a 20% interest.


Shelf drilling secures new contract in UK North Sea

Shelf Drilling has announced that a subsidiary of Shelf Drilling (North Sea), Ltd, has secured a contract for the Shelf Drilling Fortress jack-up rig with a North Sea operator for operations in the UK Continental Shelf