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.


Oil and gas discovery near the Fram field in the North Sea – 35/11-23
(Published 11.11.2019)

Submission of PDO for Hywind Tampen
(Published 16.10.2019)

The final investment decision for the Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm project was approved by the partners in the Snorre and Gullfaks licenses, and the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) was submitted to the Norwegian authorities.

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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.