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  • *Seadrill may move to London, Singapore* CEO Thorkildsen disagreed with move, leaves firm.

  • OSLO, Oct 4- Prosafe SE:. *Prosafe SE: letter of intent for another norwegian sector new build. *Says the rig will be ready for operations in the North Sea in 2015.

  • OSLO, Oct 4- Production on Statoil's Snorre A platform was up and running after a late Wednesday gas alarm triggered a shutdown, a Statoil spokesman said on Thursday.

  • OSLO, Oct 4- Statoil's gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf was reduced by 8 million cubic metres per day due to an unplanned outage, the company said on Thursday.

  • OSLO, Oct 4- Norwegian gas exports to Europe remained broadly stable on Thursday morning, data from Norway's gas system operator Gassco showed. Exports to Europe including Britain totalled 290 million cubic metres per day at 0615 GMT compared to 289.7 mcm daily average on Wednesday.

  • OSLO, Oct 4- Statoil was partially restarting production on its Snorre A oil and gas platform in the Norwegian North Sea on Thursday morning after gas alarms overnight shut the facility, a company spokeswoman said. "There were two alarms at 2330 last night which triggered a shutdown but the situation was quickly resolved," spokeswoman Elin Isaksen said.

  • *On the first day of the application period of the retail offering of Borregaard, the following primary insiders and members of Orkla's management team submitted applications to subscribe for shares as part of the ongoing initial public offering and listing by Borregaard:.

  • OSLO, Oct 4- Statoil's Snorre A oil and gas platform in the Norwegian North Sea was shut overnight after a gas alarm and the facility was undergoing a partial restart on Thursday morning, a company spokeswoman said.

  • For more on the company, double click TELIASONERA. "As a company you have a responsibility to ask questions, and my impression is that TeliaSonera has not really thought through how things work in this kind of countries," Szyber said.

  • For more on the company, double click TELIASONERA. "As a company you have a responsibility to ask questions, and my impression is that TeliaSonera has not really thought through how things work in this kind of countries," Szyber said.

  • *Announce Cameron River 3 D survey, a 470 square km onshore 3 D multi-client project located in NE British Columbia, Canada. *The survey will be acquired along the prolific liquids-rich Triassic Montney and Doig unconventional fairways. *The seismic data will be processed by Arcis.

  • "The tighter October loading schedule has pushed the front-end of the Brent CFD curve into steep backwardation while Platts is assessing Forties at the highest premiums to the 10-25 day Brent strip since late August," said Eugene Lindell, senior crude market analyst at JBC Energy in Vienna. Total bid Oct. 20-24 Forties to dated plus 45 cents and.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 3- A long-running campaign by Norwegian telecoms group Telenor for an increased stake in Russia's Vimpelcom won potentially important backing on Wednesday, as the Russian antitrust regulator said it was positive on a proposed deal.

  • *Seadrill may move to London, Singapore.

  • OSLO, Oct 3- Output from Norway's key gas processing plant Kollsnes is to remain below full capacity until Friday, gas system operator Gassco said in an updated market message on Wednesday. The 145 million cubic metres capacity Kollsnes plant, which processes gas from Norway's biggest gas field, Troll, will see its output reduced by 30 mcm until 0400 GMT on Friday.

  • *Nordic spot price for Thursday rise to 32.6 euros/ MWh. OSLO, Oct 3- Nordic spot power price rose on higher exports to Germany and lower supply from wind power while consumption was expected to increase as temperatures head down, analysts said.

  • LONDON, Oct 3- British prompt gas prices rose to a one-week high on Wednesday as a drop in flows from liquefied natural gas terminals and low imports from the Netherlands and Norway left the market undersupplied. Gas for within-day delivery rose 1.20 pence to 61.70 pence per therm at 1014 GMT, the highest since Sept. 26, while day-ahead gas.

  • MILAN, Oct 3- Italian oil services company Saipem. said on Wednesday it was awarded a three-year $550 million contract from Statoil to provide drilling services in the off Norway. Scarabeo 5 has been working continuously since 1990 in the Norwegian North Sea.

  • OSLO, Oct 3- Norwegian oil and gas firm Statoil. Statoil is aiming to raise its production from around 1.9 million barrels of oil equivalent a day in 2010 to more than 2.5 million barrels in 2020..

  • OSLO, Oct 3- Oil driller Seadrill plans to stay listed on the Oslo stock exchange even after moving its management out of Norway, the firm's chief financial officer said on Wednesday. "I cannot imagine any changes to that. Bermuda- registed Seadrill is listed both in Oslo and in New York.