Latest Norwegian Sea Stories

Oil Companies Work In Extreme Conditions
2012-11-26 11:49:18

The northward shift of Norway's oil industry means it must adjust to temperatures down to -30°C, storms, sleet and snow, and drift ice; and to the blackest night

Ups And Downs Of The Norwegian Sea
2012-11-20 09:57:08

An anticlockwise rotation of sea-surface height patterns has been observed near Norway’s west coast. Archived data from radar altimeters on the ERS-1, ERS-2 and Envisat satellites show the wave-like motion around the centre of the Lofoten Basin.

2009-05-01 04:32:00

LONDON, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chevron Europe, Eurasia and Middle East, an affiliate of Chevron Corporation, today announced that it has successfully bid for the exploration rights in nine blocks awarded in the 20th Norwegian Licensing Round. The blocks are located in the Outer Voring Basin in the Norwegian Sea, approximately 155 miles (250 kilometers) west of the coast of Kristiansund, in 3000 feet (1000 meters) of water.

2008-10-17 09:00:23

StatoilHydro has concluded the drilling of exploration well 6707/10-2S in the Norwegian Sea. The well was drilled in production license PL218, which is located southeast of the Luva gas find and 280km west of Sandnessjoen in Norway. StatoilHydro is the operator of the license.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.