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New Danish energy agreement: 50 % of electricity consumption from wind power in 2020

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2012 02:00 CEST

With an ambitious energy agreement Denmark takes a decisive step towards a society free of coal, oil and natural gas

Luna-1 exploration well did not encounter hydrocarbons

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2012 01:00 CET

As operator of licence 1/11 and in cooperation with licence 2/05 Altinex Oil Denmark A/S (Noreco) has drilled the Luna-1 (5605/32-1) exploration well in western part of the Danish North Sea. No hydrocarbons were discovered in the well. Luna-1 was drilled as a vertical well and reached its total depth in volcanic conglomerates of presumed Rotliegendes age at 2073 metres below mean sea level. A...

Large drop in energy consumption and CO2 emissions in 2011

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2012 01:00 CET

Warmer weather, imports of electricity as well as more wind power, led to a drop in energy consumption in 2011 of 5.8% and a drop in emissions of CO2 of 10.3%. Continued increase in consumption of renewables.

New Open Door application from Total

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2012 01:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency has received a licence application for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the Open Door Area from Total E&P Denmark B.V

New Open Door application from Nikoil

Press releases   •   Mar 09, 2012 01:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency has received a licence application Nikoil Limited for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the Open Door Area.

Danish consumption of natural gas fell by 16.2% in 2011

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2012 01:00 CET

Production of natural gas fell by 14.0%

Electricity consumption fell in 2011 by 2.6%

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2012 01:00 CET

In 2011, electricity production from wind turbines corresponded to 28.2% of domestic electricity consumption.

China: Denmark and China intensify cooperation on renewable energy

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2012 01:00 CET

Denmark launches cooperation with China that will contribute to convert the Chinese energy supply to a climate friendly and “low carbon” energy system. The cooperation may lead to increased demand for green products from Danish companies.

Energy consumption down by 2.4% in Q3 2011

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2012 01:00 CET

Lower energy consumption for the first nine months of 2011

Felsted-1 exploration well encountred nitrogen gas and minor amounts of hydrocarbons

Press releases   •   Jan 25, 2012 01:00 CET

As operator of Licence 1/05 Polish Oil & Gas Company SA (PGNIG) has drilled the Felsted-1(5409/3-1) exploration well onshore Jutland southeast of Aabenraa.

The DEA updates the five-year forecast of Danish oil and gas Production

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2011 01:00 CET

Oil production is written up 5 % in 2011 while production of sales gas is written up 17 % in 2011.

Securing Denmark’s energy future

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2011 01:00 CET

The Danish Government’s plan "Our Future Energy" seeks to create green growth and help the country convert to 100 percent renewable energy use by 2050

Energy consumption falls in Q2 2011

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2011 01:00 CET

Observed energy consumption fell in Q2 2011 by 3% compared with Q2 2010.

Lille John-1 exploration well discovers oil in the Danish North Sea

Press releases   •   Nov 03, 2011 01:00 CET

PA Resources UK Limited discovered oil in sandstones of Miocene age in the Lille John-1 exploration well.

Award Ceremony – ‘Nordic Energy Municipality 2011’

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2011 02:00 CEST

The Finnish Presidency for the Nordic Council of Ministers invites the press to the Award Ceremony of the Nordic Energy Municipality 2011.

Renewable energy consumption soars in 2010

Press releases   •   Sep 30, 2011 02:00 CEST

Consumption of renewable energy increased by 17.4%, while coal consumption fell in 2010. Observed Danish energy consumption grew by 4.5% because of the cold weather. After adjusting for this, energy consumption was unchanged compared to 2009.

Broder Tuck-2 exploration well discovers natural gas in the Danish North Sea

Press releases   •   Aug 26, 2011 02:00 CEST

As operator of Licence 12/06 PA Resources UK Limited has drilled the Broder Tuck-2 (5504/20-04)  exploration well in the south-westernmost part of the Danish North Sea. The well discovered hydrocarbons (gas with condensate) in sandstones of MiddleJurassic age.   Broder Tuck-2 was drilled as a vertical well and reached its total depth in Triassic shale at 3658 metres below mean sea level. The...

The Danish state realized almost DKK 24 billion from North Sea production in 2010

Press releases   •   Jun 16, 2011 02:00 CEST

Until 2015, the state is expected to generate annual revenue of DKK 23-30 billion from the North Sea.

Actual energy consumption down in Q1 2011

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2011 02:00 CEST

Actual energy consumption was 4.6% lower in Q1 2011. Adjusted for foreign trade in electricity energy consumption fell by 5.7%.

Løve-1 exploration well encountred traces of hydrocarbons

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2011 02:00 CEST

Løve-1 exploration well in Jutland encountred traces of hydrocarbons