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OSLO, Aug 15 Norway's Mongstad oil refinery stopped production on Wednesday following a power outage and it was unclear when output would restart, operator Equinor said.
OSLO, July 4 Shares of offshore driller Fred. Olsen Energy took another dive on Wednesday after it said it stopped paying its creditors to preserve liquidity, in the latest example of a rig firm falling victim to slow demand recovery in the sector.
OSLO Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor submitted on Tuesday a 7.8 billion crown ($954.46 million/726.99 million pounds) plan to develop gas reserves in the western part of its Troll field, the largest gas field off Norway.
OSLO Italy's Eni increased its Norwegian presence with a view to extracting more offshore oil on Monday by merging its subsidiary there with privately-owned Point Resources, in the sector's latest round of consolidation.
OSLO A fall in equities and oil markets knocked shares in Shelf Drilling on their Oslo market debut on Monday, although the world's largest owner of shallow water rigs was optimistic rig rates are set to rise.
LONDON/ OSLO Royal Dutch Shell announced the sale on Wednesday of oil and gas assets in Norway and Malaysia for over $1.3 billion, bringing it closer to a target of $30 billion in disposals by year-end.
OSLO Billionaire investor John Fredriksen has agreed to buy a stake in Bulk Infrastructure AS, which plans to build a large data center in his native Norway as well as a transatlantic fiber-optic cable, the company said on Wednesday.
OSLO Norway is not happy with an asset swap deal between Austria's OMV and Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant access to the Norwegian continental shelf, the minister in charge of approving the deal has told Reuters in Norway's first comments on the matter.
OSLO Shareholders in Norway's largest company, Statoil , will approve on Tuesday the board's proposal to drop "oil" from its name as its seeks to diversify its business and attract young talent concerned about fossil fuels' impact on climate change.