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More oil gushes as conflicts rage

Norway's state-owned oil and energy company Equinor publicly celebrated during the weekend as it started pumping up the first oil from its huge new...

ExxonMobil selling North Sea fields to local firm

Norwegian oil firm Vår Energi, formed through the merger of Point Resources and ENI Norge late last year, has confirmed it's buying ExxonMobil's remaining...

Equinor’s windmills stir more debate

The Norwegian government's decision to fund half if not all of a huge offshore wind power project for state oil company Equinor is stirring...

Oil platform smoke set off alarms

An investigation was underway Thursday into what caused a separator to start smoking on board one of state oil company Equinor's oil platforms in...

Aker boss is Oslo’s best paid

Øyvind Eriksen has been working for the past 10 years as chief executive of Aker, Norwegian industrialist Kjell Inge Røkke's stocklisted investment firm. That's...

Auditor slams oil safety regulator

Environmental activists were alarmed this week, after Norway's state auditor general's office all but blasted Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (Petroleumstilsynet, PTIL) for not doing...

‘Goliat’ platform in trouble again

The huge Goliat oil platform, Norway's first in the Barents Sea, is still plagued by so many technical problems that safety regulators are warning...

Supply ships busy in Russian waters

Norwegian supply ships that offer various services to the offshore oil industry have been busy in Russia's Arctic waters this summer. It's welcome business...

Giant Statoil deals help secure jobs

Norway's three largest offshore companies won contracts worth nearly NOK 12 billion from state oil company Statoil on Thursday that can create as many...

Offshore giant aims to refloat fortunes

Seadrill, controlled since its founding by Norwegian shipping magnate John Fredriksen, aimed to be the world's largest offshore offshore drilling contractor. It was already burdened with...

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