Field maturity, new technology impact development off Norway

Development in Norwegian offshore areas is undergoing a shift from mature areas, which are becoming increasingly marginal, to the new "frontier" areas of Mid-Norway and the Barents Sea.New technology and a higher number of smaller satellite fields will drive development solutions for both the mature and frontier areas in the future, concludes Wood Mackenzie in a recent report. The Edinburgh analyst notes that subsea and floating production systems are becoming standard as developments range into ever-deeper waters.Capital investment in the Norwegian sector is expected to remain healthy for another 10 years, at the least. Reinvest ment, both by Norwegian companies and others, remains encou...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected