Idemitsu Petroleum Norge (IPN) is a subsidiary of the Idemitsu group, one of Japan’s largest energy corporations.
We entered the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) in 1989 by acquiring a stake in the Snorre field.

Our office is located in Oslo and we currently employ around 60 highly skilled and experienced professionals.


Our HSE policy states that Health, Safety and Environmental considerations are of primary focus at all levels in our organisation. 

Go to the top menu and click on HSE&Q for more detailed information.


Production started from Fram H-Nord
(Published 10.09.2014)

Fast track field Fram H-Nord in the North Sea is now in production.

Minor gas discovery in the Barents Sea
(Published 08.08.2014)

The partners in production licence 614 have made a minor gas discovery of between 1 billion and 2 billion cubic meters.

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IPN is currently partner in Fram, Snorre, Statfjord Øst, Sygna, Tordis, Vigdis and Vega. The Fram H-Nord and Knarr fields will come on-stream in 3rd quarter of 2014 and within 1Q 2015 respectively, bringing the total number of producing fields up to nine.
We are also participating in a number of discoveries currently being evaluated for development, among them the Astero, C-East and Peon discoveries.