A significant number of discoveries have been made on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) for the last two years. Even more important, the trend is towards making bigger finds. Since the merger between Statoil and Norsk Hydro exactly two years ago (October 1, 2007), StatoilHydro's international and Norwegian exploration efforts have proven more new resources than what has been produced.
PETEX, the biennial London conference and exhibition organized by the Petroleum Society of Great Britain to celebrate the oil and gas industry, will be held between 20 and 22 November this year at Earls Court. We talk to Dr. Oliver Quinn, Conference Chair, about the conference and find out what special events are planned for this year.