July 2018

 NCS E&P Update

Launch of Rystad Energy Analytics and Client Portal extends our product portfolio to the new level

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• NCSSolution: provides monthly up-to-date information on licenses and field activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including area-by-area reviews, exploration drilling activity, reserves/resources benchmarks, production profile outlooks and monthly feature topics (e.g. asset transaction).

NCSAtlas Insights
July 2018

• Recent transactions
• Round 24
• 2018 H1 Summary

Future Well Count

Heidrun area insight



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Key NCS Takeaways July 2018 


  • OKEA has signed an agreement to acquire Shell’s ownership in Draugen and Gjøa including operatorship for NOK 4.5 billion 

  • Neptune Energy has signed an agreement to acquire VNG Norway including the Fenja development with operatorship as well as Brage , Njord, Hyme and Ivar Aasen 

  • Point Resources and ENI have signed an agreement to merge Point and ENI Norge into Vår Energi with Point owning 30.4% and ENI 69.6% in the new company


  • 12 new licenses awarded in the 24 th exploration round of which 9 are in the Barents Sea and three in the Norwegian Sea. Equinor (5 including one firm well), AkerBP (2) and Spirit Energy (2) awarded most operatorships

  • Spirit Energy completed the appraisal of PL 433 Fogelberg well 6506/4 S and A which included a Drill Stem Test. The test flowed at 4047 boe/d. Preliminary resource range is 40-90 MMboe with PDO expected 2019

  • Wellesley Petroleum made an oil discovery of 3-8 MMboe in PL 925 Kallåsen wells 35/12-6 S&A located 5 km south east of the Nova discovery

Field Developments

  • Equinor submitted the PDO for Troll Phase 3 development with reserves of 2.2.billion boe at cost of 7.8 billion NOK. This phase targets the gas cap over the oil column in Troll West

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