Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has received a drilling permit from Norwegian authorities for a wildcat well located in the Norwegian Sea. The drilling activities will be carried out by an Odfjell Drilling-owned rig.
An alliance between Repsol Sinopec, TechnipFMC, and Petrofac has started the pre-front end engineering and design studies (Pre-FEED) for the development of the Ithaca Energy and Hibiscus owned Marigold field in the North Sea via the Repsol Sinopec-operated Piper Bravo platform.
Norwegian state-owned giant Equinor and its compatriot Sval Energi have entered into an agreement for the sale of Equinor’s non-operated share in the Greater Ekofisk Area and a minority share (19 per cent) in the Martin Linge field, both located in the North Sea offshore Norway.
Following the first gas from two fields in the UK North Sea, UK company IOG plc has experienced mechanical issues on the producing platform. Meanwhile, a Noble-owned jack-up is almost ready to come back offshore and resume drilling on the third field next month.
About 28,500 workers at Norwegian shipyards, oil industry fabrication plants and other manufacturers will go on strike from April 1, unless labour unions and employers reach a new wage deal, a state-appointed mediator said on Monday.