is a Norway-based oil and gas exploration company, which is the part of
the Aker Group. The Aker Group is a worldwide supplier of
products and integrated solutions for customers in the oil, gas,
and process industries, as well as a European shipbuilder and a
in the fisheries industry. Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy
Aker Exploration as a Norwegian Continental Shelf license holder. The
is in negotiations with oil companies regarding receiving license
in return for conducting offshore exploration drilling. Aker
majority shareholder is Aker ASA, which, as of February 2009, held
of the Company’s shares through its wholly owned subsidiary, Aker
The Company operates through its subsidiary, Aker Exploration AS.
Good progress on development projects
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norske oljeselskap ASA is working actively on three potential
projects. In the fourth
Det norske recorded high operating revenues.
2010, Det norske oljeselskap ASA confirmed its position as one of the
active exploration companies on the Norwegian continental shelf and the
company will continue its extensive exploration activity in 2011.
In the first quarter 2011, the company will decide on the optimum
solution for the Draupne discovery. Draupne stands out as a very good
Estimated volumes have been lifted from between 110 million to 150
boe, to between 112 to 192 million boe, with a most likely volume of
norske studied alternative development options for Draupne (PL 001B).
a stand alone development of Draupne and a coordinated development with
the Luno discovery (PL 338) are being considered. The company aims to
its recommended development solution to the licence partners by the end
of first quarter of 2011.....
18 August 2010
the second quarter, Det norske operated three rigs simultaneously
experiencing any serious incidents or injuries.
the Draupne and Storklakken discoveries were appraised with positive
and the apparisal drilling in Grevling proved potentially commercial
Exploration well 16/1-11 A discovered more oil in Draupne in PL 001B.
resource potential of a development is estimated to lie between 110 and
150 million barrels of oil equivalents.
picture to the left is from the successful production test at Draupne
April this year. Read more about Draupne here.
norske discovered oil in apparaisal well 25/1-11A in Storklakken in PL
460. The resource potential is estimated to lie between 7 and 12
barrels of oil equivalents.
of the exploration wells that Det norske participated in during the
quarter were dry: well 15/12-22 Storkollen in PL 337, well 15/9-24
in PL 408 and well 2/2-6 Optimus in PL 332.