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Statoil takes $350m hit on exploration halt

2014-11-21 19:35

Statoil says it is halting exploration in Angola after poor drilling results, retreating from an offshore area it had high hopes for.

Tanzania LNG project could cost up to $30bn

2014-11-13 18:15

A planned liquefied natural gas export plant to develop Tanzania's vast gas reserves could cost up to $30bn, says the energy minister.

Statoil finds more gas offshore Tanzania

2014-10-14 12:00

Norway's Statoil has found more gas offshore Tanzania, increasing its total for an eventual investment decision on a liquefaction plant with Britain's BG Group.

Statoil to sell Azerbaijani stakes

2014-10-13 12:30

Norwegian energy firm Statoil plans to sell $2.2bn worth of its Azerbaijani assets to Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas.

Statoil to keep Rosneft partnership

2014-08-25 15:42

Norwegian energy group Statoil intends to continue its partnership with Russia's Rosneft, despite Western economic sanctions imposed on Moscow.

Greenpeace boards Arctic rig

2014-05-27 18:41

Greenpeace activists boarded an oil rig in the Norwegian Arctic to try to stop exploration plans in the far north.

Greenland eyes mines, says prime minister

2014-01-21 20:31

Greenland will push ahead with a uranium and rare earths mine, despite objections as the melting of the polar ice cap unlocks the country's mineral riches.

Statoil sets up risk unit

2013-09-13 15:45

Statoil is setting up a political and security risk analysis team to protect staff and assets in hotspots after failing to foresee a deadly attack in Algeria.

Statoil delays $15.5b Arctic project

2013-06-05 15:04

The Norwegian government's hopes of creating a new oil region in the far north has hit a snag over a planned tax increase.

'Polar bears' protest Arctic oil drilling

2013-04-10 21:33

Two Greenpeace activists dressed as polar bears have boarded an oil platform in Norway to protest against Norwegian oil and gas group Statoil's planned drilling in the Arctic.

Statoil, ExxonMobil in gas find

2013-03-18 15:39

Norwegian oil group Statoil has announced a large natural gas find with US partner ExxonMobil off Tanzania's coast, the third major discovery in a year.

2 Norwegians found alive in Algeria

2013-01-19 13:15

Two Norwegians have been found alive but six others remain unaccounted for in the hostage crisis at a gas field in Algeria, Norway's Statoil says.

East Africa seen as new frontier for gas

2012-10-30 17:59

East Africa has emerged as the new frontier for natural gas production, boosted by offshore discoveries in Mozambique, Tanzania and Madagascar, a report says.

BP, Statoil prepare Libya evacuations

2011-02-21 14:11

Statoil is pulling some of its employees from Libya and BP is preparing to do so, the oil companies have said as the EU evacuated its citizens.

 

Statoil in test case over seabed areas

2014-11-17 10:45

Norway's Statoil risks millions of dollars in extra costs in Canada in a test case that could spell problems for other oil firms.

Statoil posts surprise loss

2014-10-29 17:00

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has recorded an unexpected third-quarter loss owing to weak oil prices and a charge for depreciated assets.

Statoil divests from Shah Deniz for $2.25bn

2014-10-13 16:15

Statoil is pulling out of the Shah Deniz gas field in Azerbaijan and the South Caucasus Pipeline by selling its 15.5% stake to Malaysia's Petronas.

Masdar joins mega wind project off Britain

2014-09-24 17:07

Abu Dhabi energy company Masdar has announced that it is joining a multi-billion dollar offshore wind farm project in Britain.

Lithuania, Statoil sign LNG deal

2014-08-21 19:15

Lithuania has signed a deal with Norway's Statoil to supply natural gas to the country's new terminal starting 2015.

Statoil reports profit jump

2014-04-29 13:45

Norwegian oil giant Statoil almost quadrupled its first quarter profits, owing to higher oil and gas prices and lower expenditure.

New LNG plants should be onshore - Tanzania

2013-10-11 14:52

Tanzania, which is sitting on natural gas reserves double Europe's annual demand, wants the country's future liquefied natural gas terminals to be built onshore.

US, EU in talks over oil price-fixing

2013-09-08 13:00

US regulators want to join European officials in their investigation of the oil markets as they hunt for signs that trading benchmarks have been compromised.

EU raids oil majors over price-fixing

2013-05-14 19:40

European authorities have raided the offices of top oil firms Shell, BP and Statoil as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of oil prices.

At least 2 Norwegians killed in Algeria

2013-01-25 21:19

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has confirmed the deaths of two of its Norwegian employees at the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria, which was attacked by Islamist militants.

US monitoring Algeria hostage situation

2013-01-16 21:02

The White House says it is closely monitoring the situation in Algeria after armed Islamists seized 41 Western hostages including seven Americans in an attack on a gas field.

63 evacuated from Norway oil rig

2011-04-09 14:05

Rescuers say more than 60 people have been evacuated from an oil platform off Norway's west coast after operator Statoil received reports of a gas leak.

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