About us

PGNiG Upstream Norway AS is a subsidiary company in the PGNiG group.  The sole owner of PGNiG Upstream Norway AS, which is the largest oil and gas exploration and production company in Poland.  It is a leader in the natural gas business segments in Poland including trade and distribution as well as oil and gas exploration, production and gas storage.  PGNiG SA has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since September 2005  with the Polish State Treasury as the main shareholder. 

PGNiG Upstream Norway AS was established in May 2007 and the Company's head office is located at Forus.  The objective of the Company is to carry out exploration and production of oil and gas, as well as any other activities connected with this.

PGNiG Upstream Norway's main producing assets are Skarv, Vilje, Vale and Morvin. In addition we participate in the Gina Krog and Snadd development projects which are scheduled to come on stream in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Combined, these fields and developments will provide stable revenues in the coming years. The Skarv field and the Snadd development is operated by BP. The Morvin field and Gina Krog development is operated by Statoil. The Vilje and Vale fields are operated by Det Norske Oljeselskap and Centrica respectively.

Who we are

PGNiG Upstream Norway AS was established in 2007. Its main task is to explore for and produce oil and gas from fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

The Company is a part of the PGNiG Group. The sole owner is Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA, which is the largest exploration and production company in Poland. It is the leader in the natural gas industry in Poland, responsible for maintaining energy security in the country. PGNiG has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2005.

In 2010, PGNiG Upstream Norway pre-qualified as an operator on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. This enabled the company to take a leading role in offshore oil and gas exploration and development projects.

During its first ten years, PGNiG Upstream Norway has actively participated in Norwegian licensing rounds. Currently, the company holds 21 exploration licenses. The company intends to maintain its active role in exploration, including applying for additional production licenses.

In 2012, PGNiG Upstream Norway participated in production of oil and gas from the Skarv Field. Thus, PGNiG became the first Polish company with a significant international hydrocarbon production as part of its portfolio.. In addition this was also PGNiG’s first offshore producing field.

Currently, PGNiG Upstream Norway produces hydrocarbons from 5 oil and gas fields (Skarv, Vilje, Morvin, Vale, and Gina Krog). In addition it also participates in two development projects, the Snadd and Storklakken Fields. The company’s resources in Norway amount to 78 million barrels of oil equivalents (as of 1 January 2017). The company has its base in Sandnes, Norway.

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