A new analysis reveals that the oil and gas industry employs 225,000 people in Norway. Today, Kristin Færøvik, chair of the board of the Norwegian Oil and Gas association, presented the brand-new study of ripple effects to the Minister of Petroleum and Energy.
Drilling operations contract awarded to Rowan Norway
The contract covers permanent plugging of four wells and drilling of three production wells, and includes an option for four additional wells. The work will be performed with the Rowan Viking jack-up rig.
Recommends electric boiler on the Edvard Grieg platform
Lundin Norway’s recommendation to the other licensees in the Edvard Grieg field is to cover all heat and power needed to operate the platform by electricity from shore when the area-wide solution for power from shore for fields on the Utsira High in the North Sea is in place by 2022.
Through the downturn in the industry, Lundin Norway has continued to invest in its employee base. More than 30 percent of the current workforce has in fact been recruited in the period after oil prices started to fall in 2014. This has been made possible by our long-term strategy to secure sustainable growth.
Rosenberg WorleyParsons to handle modification work on the Edvard Grieg platform
Lundin Norway and its licence partners in PL338 are awarding Stavanger based Rosenberg WorleyParsons contract for modification work on the Edvard Grieg platform in the North Sea. The contract will give important ripple effects locally and regionally, and provide work for 150 people.
Successful appraisal well and extended production test on Alta
Lundin Norway, operator of production licence 609, and its partners have just completed a successful appraisal well and production test on the Alta discovery on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) presented the 2018 Resource Report this week. It shows that there still are plenty of resources to explore for on the Norwegian shelf. And the exploration is profitable.
Lundin's production set to double with Johan Sverdrup
Lundin Norway will double current production levels thanks to the Johan Sverdrup development. “This field alone will lay the foundation for our strong production growth for the coming years,” says Managing Director Kristin Færøvik.