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Statoil Awards Transocean Two Rig Contracts

Statoil and license partners have decided to use the semisubmersible rig Transocean Spitsbergen on three exploration wells in the UK, and then on a six-well production drilling campaign on the Aasta Hansteen licence in Norway. The exploration drilling campaign in the UK will be conducted for the Mariner, Jock Scott and Verbier licenses, and is […]

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Gas Discovery Near North Sea Valemon Field

  Two years after Valemon came on stream Statoil has made a new gas discovery on the field, called Valemon West. The discovery is estimated to contain between 20 and 50 million barrels of oil equivalent. “This is an important discovery for the further development of Valemon,” says Gunnar Nakken, Statoil’s senior vice president for […]

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Statoil Prepares for Complete Shutdown of Norwegian Shelf

Norway’s Statoil is preparing to shut down production on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) following a notice of lockout from the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF), the company said Thursday in a statement. A lockout means a complete shutdown of Norwegian oil and gas production, highly possible government intervention and an end to the strike, […]

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