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PSA investigates incident on Åsgard B platform

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3/18/2019 STAVANGER — The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decided to investigate an incident involved a dropped object on the Åsgard B facility on March 13, 2019. This incident occurred while dismounting a trolley from a lifting beam on the main deck of the semisubmersible gas platform in the Norwegian Sea. Three people participated Read More

Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside ready for sail-away

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3/18/2019 The Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside at Kværner Stord. Photo Kværner ASA. STAVANGER — With 560 beds the Johan Sverdrup living quarters topside is the largest of its kind in Norway. The fourth and last platform for the first phase of the giant project is now ready for sail-away from Kværner’s yard on Stord Read More

New Zealand PM says 'gun laws will change' after mosque shooting

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The Australian government is looking at banning semi-automatic weapons following the killing of 49 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques, the prime minister said. She did not go into details. The suspected gunman got a “category A” firearms license in 2017, and began stockpiling weapons legally at that point, PM Jacinda Ardern told reporters on Friday. Read More

Suspected killer is fascist who 'had contact with Breivik'

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The suspect in the New Zealand mass shooting is a self-styled fascist and racist who calls himself an “ordinary white man” prepared to die in the attacks. The suspect posted a video on social media live-streaming his actions as he approached his targets and carried out his attacks. In it, the blond-haired man, dressed in Read More

Norway plans to expand Arctic oil exploration areas amid falling production

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Norway’s government is proposing to expand the area that will be offered for oil and gas exploration in the 2019 licensing round of acreage in mature areas, Petroleum and Energy Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg said on Thursday. Norway plans to include a total of 90 new blocks in the so-called APA annual licensing round this year, Read More

DNO Shares Traded Ex-Dividend

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Oslo, 15 March 2019 – DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced that the Company’s shares will be traded ex-dividend effective 15 March 2019. A dividend payment of NOK 0.20 per share will be made on or about 27 March 2019 to all shareholders of record as of 18 March 2019. — Read More

Equinor to extend the life of eight NCS installations

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3/14/2019 STAVANGER — Equinor has received the authorities’ approval for extending the life of eight installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) during the last three years. Several of these installations were originally scheduled for shutdown already, or in only a few years. Instead, the extensions will give many more years of operation on the Read More