Equinor has exercised an option to acquire a 50 % interest in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

The giant development in the North Sea has been through the busiest installation campaign ever for a field in the North Sea. Read more

Power Generation

The plan for development and operation of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea was approved by the Norwegian Parliament. Read more


Statoil has agreed to sell its 17% non-operated interest in the Alba oil field on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) to Verus Petroleum. Read more

Offshore & Marine


(Photo: Woldcam - Roar Lindefjeld / Bo Randulff / Statoil)

The last module of the Johan Sverdrup riser platform – handling all exports of oil and gas from the Johan Sverdrup field was lifted into place yesterday. With this, the first of four topsides of the next North Sea giant has been installed. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Statoil, Johan

(Photo: Espen Rønnevik / Roar Lindefjeld / Woldcam)

The operations to install Norway’s largest pipeline to the Johan Sverdrup field started outside Mongstad, north of Bergen, late last week onboard the vessel Saipem Castorone. Read more


Statoil and Total have completed their acquisition of Cobalt International Energy’s 60% operated interest in the North Platte discovery in the US Gulf of Mexico for an aggregate purchase price of USD 339 million. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Statoil has acquired Total's equity stake in and take over the operatorships of the Martin Linge Field and the Garantiana discovery on the Norwegian continental shelf. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Michael Smith, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Freeport LNG, does not believe natural gas can accurately be called a bridge fuel — at least, not yet. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

KBR Inc. has been awarded the Concept and FEED (front-end engineering design) contract by Statoil for its groundbreaking Northern Lights Project to develop an onshore CO2 -- a known greenhouse gas -- storage terminal in Norway. Read more


The supply of natural gas in the United States is not only plentiful, but represents an increasing percentage of total gas supply. Read more


Statoil and partners further increase the value of the Johan Sverdrup field as a result of continued high quality in project execution, good drilling efficiency and further maturation of the resource base. Read more


Key figures from Maersk Group, Statoil and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development have signed up to discuss future ocean business opportunities, demands and strategies at Opening Oceans Conference 2018. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Statoil has awarded EPC contracts for the delivery of subsea production systems and services for the Troll Phase 3 project and the Askeladd project, respectively, to Aker Solutions. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Statoil is signing a letter of intent with Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd in Singapore for the construction of the hull and integrated living quarters for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. Read more


On Thursday 9 November, the opening of the Valemon control room was celebrated at Sandsli in Bergen. Read more


The partners in the Fram license have decided to invest in a new project to increase production from the Fram field in the North Sea. Read more


Statoil and partners have made an oil discovery in the Verbier sidetrack well in the outer Moray Firth on the UK Continental Shelf, proving a minimum of 25 million recoverable barrels of oil in the immediate vicinity of the wellbore. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Statoil has already achieved its 2015 target of reducing the annual CO2 emissions from the Norwegian continental shelf by 1.2 million tonnes from 2008 to 2020. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Statoil has acquired participating interests in two additional offshore frontier blocks, including one operatorship. Read more


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    Photo courtesy of Eiliv Lerin, Statoil

    The Snohvit natural gas field located off the northern coast of Norway is protected by Chartek 7 epoxy intumescent coating.

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