Statoil formally opens new production platform

Statoil formally opens new production platform

STAVANGER, Norway, Aug. 19 (UPI) --Norwegian oil company Statoil said Tuesday the nation's prime minister attended a ceremony for the launch of its first new regional oil platform in nine years.
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Statoil to cut more than 1,000 jobs

Statoil to cut more than 1,000 jobs

STAVANGER, Norway, July 25 (UPI) --Norwegian energy company Statoil, one of the largest in the world, said Friday it was cutting as many as 1,400 positions in an effort to trim costs.
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North American gas lifts Norway's Statoil

North American gas lifts Norway's Statoil

STAVANGER, Norway, April 29 (UPI) -- A stake in the U.S. natural gas sector helped Norwegian energy company Statoil post a sizable profit for the first quarter, President Helge Lund said Tuesday.
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Exploration success strong in 2013, Statoil says

STAVANGER, Norway, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Norwegian oil company Statoil said Friday it had a successful 2013 in terms of oil and gas reserves generated from its exploration activity.

Russia expects post-Soviet record for oil production

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said oil output from the country for 2013 should reach a post-Soviet record of 3.8 billion barrels.

Statoil lauds successes off Canada

STAVANGER, Norway, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil said Wednesday its success in productivity was buoyed by an oil discovery made this year off Canada.

OMV spends big on North Sea assets

VIENNA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Austrian energy company OMV said Monday it paid $2.65 billion to acquire North Sea oil and natural gas acreage from Norwegian energy company Statoil.

Statoil gets drilling permit for North Sea

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Norwegian government said it awarded energy company Statoil a drilling permit for a license area in the North Sea.

Statoil gains strength offshore Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 9 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil announced it signed a memorandum of understanding to explore for additional reserves offshore Azerbaijan.

Britain signs off on Mariner oil field

LONDON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The British government said Friday it expects the Mariner offshore oil field could account for 5 percent of the country's daily production.

Statoil confirms fifth death at In Amenas

STAVANGER, Norway, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil confirmed that a fifth employee died as a result of a January terrorist attack on a natural gas facility in Algeria.

Statoil confirms four dead in Algeria

STAVANGER, Norway, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil confirmed that four of its employees died as a result of a terrorist attack on a natural gas facility in eastern Algeria.

Algeria crisis weighs on Statoil, BP

STAVANGER, Norway, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil said five of its employees were unaccounted for following terrorist attacks on a gas installation in Algeria.

Statoil in mourning over Algerian attack

STAVANGER, Norway, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil said Monday it was flying flags at half staff at all installations for one week out of respect for the crisis in Algeria.

Statoil keen on North American boom

STAVANGER, Norway, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- With oil and natural gas expected to dominate the global energy mix, Norwegian energy company Statoil said it aimed to capitalize on North American reserves.
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Helge Lund (born October 16, 1962) is the Chief Executive Officer for the Statoil group, and former CEO of Aker Kværner.

Lund graduated in business management at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen. He also has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the INSEAD business school in France. He started his career as a consultant for McKinsey & Company and as political adviser for the Conservative Party in the Norwegian parliament Stortinget before starting work for Hafslund Nycomed in 1993. In 1997-8 he was Vice President in Nycomed Pharma before starting work in Aker RGI in 1999 as Vice President before becoming CEO for Aker Kværner in 2002. After Olav Fjell withdrew as CEO of Statoil in 2004, Lund took over his position and retained after Statoil merged with the oil & gas division of Norsk Hydro in 2007 to create StatoilHydro.

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