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Update of the Danish Energy Agency’s five-year forecast of Danish oil and gas production

Press releases   •   Dec 15, 2009 01:00 CET

Expected oil production for 2009 is written down 1 per cent compared to the annual report. The expected production of natural gas is written down 12 per cent.

Invitation to the opening of Arctic Venue on December 12

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2009 01:00 CET

Arctic Venue opens on Saturday December 12 at 1-3 pm at Nordatlantens Brygge in Copenhagen

English-language portal on climate change adaptation in Denmark

Press releases   •   Dec 08, 2009 01:00 CET

The most important sections of the Danish Portal for Adaptation to Climate Change ( have been translated into English and will be presented during COP15.

Collaboration among authorities makes carbon trading fraud more difficult

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2009 01:00 CET

Danish daily newspaper Ekstra Bladet claims on 1 December that Denmark is a haven for carbon trading fraudsters. Neither the Danish tax authorities nor the Danish Energy Agency agrees with this claim.  

Tender on Support, Maintenance and further Development of The Danish Emission Trading Registry

Press releases   •   Nov 16, 2009 01:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency offers a contract on support, maintenance and further development of the Danish Emission Trading Registry November 16th 2009

New Open Door application

Press releases   •   Sep 28, 2009 02:00 CEST

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

Actual energy consumption down by 7.3% in Q2 2009

Press releases   •   Sep 07, 2009 02:00 CEST

Actual Danish energy consumption was 7.3% lower in Q2 than in Q2 2008. Coal and oil consumption has fallen in particular. Consumption of coal and coke fell by 15.2%, while oil consumption fell by 6.7%. Consumption of natural gas fell by 4.9%. 

Close to DKK 35.9 billion state revenue from oil and gas activities in 2008

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2009 02:00 CEST

The production of oil and natural gas, coupled with record oil prices in 2008, meant that the Danish state generated close to DKK 35.9 billion in taxes and fees from the activities in the North Sea last year.

New Open Door application

Press releases   •   May 12, 2009 02:00 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency has on 11 May 2009 received an application for a licence for exploration for and production of hydrocarbons in the Open Door Area.

Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm ready for tender

Press releases   •   May 01, 2009 02:00 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency is now publishing the tender for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm in Kattegat west of the island of Anholt.

Deep Danish North Sea exploration well completed, Gita-1X

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2009 02:00 CEST

As operator for the companies in Licence 9/95 Mærsk Olie og Gas AS has drilled the Gita-1X (/22-5) exploration well about 10 kilometres south of the Harald field in the Danish part of the North Sea.

Large drop in energy consumption and CO2 emissions in 2008

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2009 01:00 CET

Less energy consumption

Exploration for hydrocarbons in new area in the Danish North Sea

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2009 01:00 CET

DONG E&P has applied for a licence for oil and gas exploration in the Danish North Sea. The area applied for is neighbouring licence 4/98, confer map.

The Baltic Sea countries strengthen cooperation on energy and climate

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2009 01:00 CET

The Nordic and Baltic countries and Poland, Russia, Germany and the European Commission (the Parties) convened for a conference of ministers in Copenhagen on 17-18 February on the Baltic Sea Region Energy Cooperation (BASREC). The conference was opened by Mr Bertel Haarder, Minister for Education and Minister for Nordic Cooperation, who in his opening speech emphasised the importance of...

EUDP awards 85 million DKK from the special pool for development of 2nd generation (cellulosic) bioethanol

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2009 01:00 CET

The Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) now supports two projects, that combined comprises research, development and demonstration of new technology for production of 2nd generation bioethanol for transportation. BioGasols demonstration project BornBioFuel on Bornholm, is granted 78.19 million DKK, while a related research and development project, lead by Aalborg...

Danish North Sea exploration well completed, Siri-6

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2009 01:00 CET

As operator for the companies in Licence 6/95 DONG E&P A/S has drilled the Siri-6 (/20-10) exploration well about 4 kilometres west of the Siri field in the Danish part of the North Sea. Siri-6 was drilled as a vertical well and reached its total depth at metres below mean sea level in chalk of Danian age. The well encountered reservoir sandstone in the Paleo-cene, but no hydrocarbon...

Oil discovery in appraisal well south of the South Arne oilfield Denmark, Rigs-4/4A

Press releases   •   Aug 08, 2008 02:00 CEST

Hess Denmark ApS, operator for the companies in licence 7/89 and 2/06, has completed the appraisal well Rigs-4/4A (/30-5) in the Danish part of the North Sea. Oil was discovered in chalk layers. DONG E&P A/S was managing the drilling operations of the well, which was drilled as a near vertical well and reached total depth of metres below mean sea level in clay stones of Early Cretaceous age. ...

Rødsand II Offshore Wind Farm Reopen for Tenders

Press releases   •   Feb 07, 2008 01:00 CET

The Danish Energy Authority is today soliciting new tenders for the Rødsand II Offshore Wind Farm south of Lolland. Domestic and international companies may bid to construct the 200 MW offshore wind farm, which shall be connected to the Danish electrical grid by 30 September . Rødsand II had previously been open for competitive bidding, won by a consortium of Energi E2, DONG Vind and E.ON...

Danish North Sea exploration well completed, Ebba-1X

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2008 01:00 CET

As operator for the companies in Licence 8/06 Mærsk Olie og Gas AS has drilled the Ebba-1X (/15-10) exploration well ca. 5 kilometres north of the Dagmar field. The well was spudded 17 December with the jack-up rig Energy Enhancer at the position 55°37'03.92" N; 04°36'25.14" E (UTM zone 31; 6,164,845 m N; 601,211 m E), where the water depth is 34 metres. The well location is near the A.P....