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.


Duva PDO approved
(Published 26.06.2019)

Idemitsu Petroleum Norge confirms today that its Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Duva (PL 636) project in the North Sea has been approved by Norwegian authorities.

Idemitsu submits development plan for Duva
(Published 06.03.2019)

Formerly known as Cara.

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IPN is partner in ten producing fields and more than 20 exploration licenses all across the NCS.
We are also participating in a number of discoveries currently being evaluated for development.