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Apr 21, 2015, 10:14 ET
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Statoil Awards Ferus LP major CO2 Service Contract in North Dakota

 Statoil, an innovative international energy company, has demonstrated environmental and economic leadership by awarding a major carbon dioxide...

Apr 09, 2015, 10:00 ET
Statoil makes oil discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Statoil Makes Oil Discovery in Gulf of Mexico

 Statoil announced today that it has made an oil discovery in its Miocene Yeti prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). "The Yeti...

Jan 29, 2015, 09:46 ET

GE e Statoil avviano una nuova ambiziosa collaborazione per accelerare lo sviluppo delle soluzioni di energia sostenibile

- Programma congiunto incentrato sulla tecnologia per trovare soluzioni industriali volte a ridurre l'impatto ambientale della produzione di...

Jan 29, 2015, 06:22 ET

GE und Statoil starten ehrgeizige neue Partnerschaft zur Ankurbelung der Entwicklung von nachhaltigen Energielösungen

- Gemeinsames technologieorientiertes Programm legt Schwerpunkt auf Industrielösungen, die die Umweltbelastung der Öl- und...

Jan 28, 2015, 22:57 ET

GE et Statoil lancent un projet commun ambitieux pour accélérer le développement de solutions pour l'énergie durable

- Un programme appuyé par une technologie commune pour mener des recherches sur des solutions industrielles destinées à...

Jan 28, 2015, 10:47 ET

GE And Statoil Launch Ambitious New Collaboration To Accelerate Development Of Sustainable Energy Solutions

 GE and Statoil announced a new collaboration to accelerate the development of more environmentally and economically sustainable energy...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:10 ET
Jack/St. Malo project in Gulf of Mexico

Statoil Announces First Oil From Jack/St. Malo Project in the Gulf of Mexico

Statoil (NYSE: STO) announced that oil and natural gas production has started today from the Jack/St. Malo project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The...

Oct 30, 2014, 17:18 ET
Stampede in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Statoil sanctions Stampede

 Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO), together with co-owners in the Stampede development in the Gulf of Mexico, today announced it has sanctioned...

May 06, 2014, 19:00 ET
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Statoil starts latest Gulf of Mexico drilling campaign

Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) announced today that it has started its latest Gulf of Mexico exploration campaign. It started drilling Martin, a...

May 06, 2014, 19:00 ET
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Statoil says 70% oil recovery is achievable

 Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) executive vice president for its North American operations Bill Maloney said today that the company has set a...

Feb 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Statoil sponsors Stars Over Texas Stage and Rodeo Rockstar competition at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

 As part of the company's Heroes of Tomorrow Program, Statoil will sponsor the Stars Over Texas Stage and Rodeo Rockstar competition at this...

Nov 22, 2013, 18:00 ET
Statoil signs research agreement with NASA:  From left: Lars Hoier, senior vice president, research, development and innovation, Statoil; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director Dr. Charles Elachi.   Photo credit is NASA/JPL-Caltech.  (PRNewsFoto/Statoil)

Statoil and NASA finalize research agreement

 Statoil and NASA have formed an agreement to explore a wide range of technologies to assist Statoil in the search for oil and gas exploration...

Sep 26, 2013, 05:45 ET
The Bay du Nord discovery was drilled by the semi-submersible rig West Aquarius, in approximately 1,100 metres of water. (PRNewsFoto/Statoil)

Significant oil discovery offshore Canada

 Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) Canada and co-venturer Husky Energy have announced that the first Bay du Nord exploration well has discovered...

Aug 27, 2013, 15:00 ET
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New oil discovery offshore Canada

Statoil has made a third discovery of crude oil in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore Newfoundland. The discovery was made on the Bay du Nord...

Aug 27, 2013, 11:13 ET
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International energy company Statoil supports Norsk Hostfest, North America's largest Scandinavian Festival, for the second year in a row

Norsk Hostfest's annual five day festival, now in its 36th year, will be held October 1-5 at the All Seasons Arena on the North Dakota State...

Jul 01, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Statoil takes over operatorship in Eagle Ford

Statoil (NYSE:STO) announced today that the company as of 1 July has assumed operatorship for all activities in the eastern part of its Eagle Ford...

Jun 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

Statoil Canada and PTTEP Canada Limited donate $1million to Calgary and area flood relief

CALGARY, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Following the worst flooding in Alberta's history, Statoil Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Norwegian energy...

Jun 19, 2013, 06:00 ET
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Statoil makes another oil find offshore Newfoundland

 Statoil has made a discovery of light, high-quality oil in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore Newfoundland. Oil was encountered while drilling...

May 07, 2013, 18:30 ET
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Statoil sanctions the Julia field development in the Gulf of Mexico

Statoil and operator Exxon Mobil have decided to sanction the Julia field development in the Gulf of Mexico. The field, located approximately 200...

Mar 20, 2013, 15:30 ET
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Statoil Awarded 15 Leases in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) was the highest bidder on 15 leases in the central region U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale today. With the addition,...