(Updates to add Det Norske, Maersk)
HELSINKI Dec 20 The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Friday:
STATOIL, DET NORSKE, MAERSK
Production at the giant Johan Sverdrup oil and gas field in the North Sea will be delayed by a year to the end of 2019, a partner in the field, Statoil said on Friday.
The field is now seen to hold between 1.8 and 2.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe), against 1.7-3.3 billion boe seen previously, Statoil said in a statement.
Det Norske said the first phase of the field's development will require investments of some 100 to 130 billion crowns ($16.23-$21.10 billion).
The Finnish drug maker said late on Thursday that it entered into a license agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals for the development and comercialisation of a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Orion will receive an upfront payment of $31 million, it said.
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(Additional reporting by Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm newsrooms)