Tag Archives: StatoilHydro

Floating wind power soon a reality

The world's first full-scale floating wind turbine is now operational. Located off Norway's southwest coast, the wind turbine was launched earlier this autumn, marking a milestone in the development of large, offshore floating wind farms. StatoilHydro is the energy company behind this first full-scale offshore wind turbine – known as Hywind. The turbine design, which draws ...

StatoilHydro becomes Statoil 

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StatoilHydro ASA has changed its name to Statoil ASA, and simultaneously adopting its new visual identity. The ticker symbols will remain unchanged as STL on the Oslo Stock Exchange and STO on the New York Stock Exchange. Statoil reports that the group is taking the opportunity to clarify its future ambitions and strategy. Chief executive Helge Lund ...

StatoilHydro proceeds with Luva

Work on a development solution for the Luva find, which lies in 1,300 metres of water in the Norwegian Sea and 300 kilometres from land, will now continue reports StatoilHydro on its website. Following the completion of a feasibility study, the licensees have resolved to spend almost two years considering possible approaches to bringing the discovery ...

Norwegian EXPO 2010 pavilion will showcase sustainability

On Oct. 16, Norway signed the contract with the EXPO 2010 organisation in Shanghai. State Secretary Øyvind Slåke, Vice Minister of Trade and Industry, attended the ceremony. The site for the pavilion has thereby been officially handed over, and the work on the pavilion can now begin. "This is an important landmark for our participation at ...

StatoilHydro and Tierra Announce Joint Technology Project

StatoilHydro and Tierra Geophysical announced Oct. 13 that they have signed a contract for joint development of seismic imaging software technology. The seismic imaging software is expected to improve StatoilHydro's ability to assess exploration and production targets in areas of complex geology. Dave Diller, president of Tierra, commented on the announcement: "We are very pleased to be ...

StatoilHydro presented Alexander Rybak

Alexander Rybak and Bengt Lie Hansen on stage at the Murmansk Economical Forum. Photo: Thomas Nilsen

As a surprise to the Governor of Murmansk, StatoilHydro presented a concert with Norwegian Belarusian Alexander Rybak, the winner of Eurovision 2009, at the Governor’s reception party after the first day of Murmansk International Economical Forum, reports the Barents Observer. Alexander Rybak performed on the stage in Murmansk together with the modern folk dance company Frikar ...

StatoilHydro: Technology developments paying off

Better drilling methods are making the single biggest contribution to improving recovery from Norway’s offshore fields. A number of solutions adopted by StatoilHydro this year are already yielding good results, writes Inger Ueland for StatoilHydro.com StatoilHydro has made a substantial commitment to research and technology development in order to improve its drilling and well operations. “Downhole intervention and sidetracks ...

StatoilHydro’s research award to oil hunter

The winner of StatoilHydro’s research award for 2009, Professor Jan Inge Faleide at the University of Oslo, is head of a major research programme called Petrobras which is investigating geological development in the Barents Sea. (Photo: Gro Faleide)

StatoilHydro’s research prize for 2009 has been awarded to Professor Jan Inge Faleide (54) at the University of Oslo for his research on the geological development of the Norwegian Sea, the Barents Sea and the Arctic Ocean. In recent years Faleide has had the primary responsibility for large-scale research projects to investigate the continental margins. His ...

Lois Quam: For opportunities in the new green economy, we should look to Norway

Over the past several days the University of Minnesota and the Royal Norwegian Embassy have hosted Transatlantic Science Week. These annual meetings were initiated by the Norwegian government beginning in 2001 to strengthen cooperation in research, innovation and higher education between Norway, the United States and Canada. By Lois Quam - Minnpost.com The relationship between Norway and ...

StatoilHydro’s energy competition for students

Today, October 1, StatoilHydro launches a competition giving students the opportunity to find creative solutions to the growing energy needs while taking into consideration climate challenges. Students from universities in Norway are invited to develop a roadmap towards the global future energy realities taking into account the increasing demand for energy, as well as the urgent ...