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. 

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Improving oil recovery and extending the field life of Statfjord Øst
(Published 28.12.2020)

On 16 December 2020, Equinor, as Operator of Statfjord Øst Unit and on behalf of the partners, issued a written notification of material changes to the Plan for Development and Operation for Statfjord Øst.

First Production from Snorre Expansion Project
(Published 15.12.2020)

A milestone in the Snorre Expansion project was reached on 12 December 2020 , when the first wells were put on production.

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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.