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 50 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.


First Idemitsu Barents Sea well is an oil discovery
(Published 09.09.2013)

IPN is pleased to announce that our first well in the Barents Sea has been crowned with success.

Increased interest in H-Nord
(Published 04.07.2013)

Idemitsu has acquired additional interest in PL 090 F (25%) and PL 090 G (25%) from ExxonMobil.

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IPN is a partner in seven producing oil and gas fields - Fram, Snorre, Statfjord Øst, Sygna, Tordis, Vigdis and Vega.

We also participate in a number of discoveries currently being evaluated for development, among them the Astero discovery and the Peon gas discovery.

The Knarr field was approved for development in 2011 and will start production in 2014.