An offshore supply vessel has been detained in Aberdeen harbour for the second time in a matter of months amid allegations its crew have gone unpaid.
The Scottish Government will tomorrow reveal whether it intends to block a North Sea pioneer’s controversial plans to tap un-mined coal beneath the Firth of Forth.
Energy service firm First Integrated Solutions (FIS) has brought in a new operations director who boasts almost 30 years’ experience in the lifting equipment industry.
Allseas has released footage of its giant decommissioning vessels' maiden heavy lift job.
Ports in the north-east of Scotland must band together with their UK neighbours to fend off the challenge from Norway and the Netherlands for decommissioning work.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) wants to see a pioneering North Sea equipment sharing initiative grow from “small beer” into an Amazon-esque virtual warehouse.
Oil prices are unlikely to increases significantly this week despite the recent Opec output reduction deal as US inventories remain well stocked, S&P Global Platts analysis indicates.
North Sea exploration drilling will remain in the doldrums unless more clarity on the size of remaining reserves is provided, an oil and gas analyst said.
A perfect storm of slow economic growth, low crude prices and an oversupply in the shipping market was behind Danish conglomerate Maersk’s decision to demerge, an analyst said yesterday.
Last week, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) published its Decommissioning Delivery Programme – the follow up to its Decommissioning Strategy, which was published earlier this year.
BP has estimated that about 95tonnes of oil spilled from its Clair platform west of Shetland as a result of a “technical issue”.
Development drilling activity levels on the UK continental shelf will hold up for another three years, an analyst from Douglas Westwood has said.
The UK could treble the amount of solar power on the system without pushing up costs, a study suggests.
Claxton has launched the latest versions of its modular Sabre cutting system and recovery tower - technologies used for decommissioning projects.
Chevron said today that salvage teams had found wreckage from a helicopter that crashed on its way to one of its oil platforms off Angola, killing at least five people.
Marathon Oil said today it had agreed to sell properties in west Texas and New Mexico for $235million.
In a video shot for Shell’s enhanced high specification fuel, V Power, Kimi Räikkönen takes on the role of a fireman. Unfortunately, Malaysian fireman Mohd Uzair Abdullah does not speak English, but Räikkönen has an excellent grasp of the language. See how he gets on in his new “day job” below:
BP is preparing a number of responses for dealing with oil that leaked from its Clair platform, but thinks letting it disperse naturally at sea is the best option, the company said today in a statement.
Rather than quaking at the prospect of being slapped with a fine, North Sea firms are glad the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has been armed with new powers, the regulator’s boss said.
The Oil and Gas Authority’s boss believes the involvement of more than one authority in UK offshore decommissioning will not frustrate North Sea companies.
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North Sea investors will need more convincing Opec's output reduction deal is robust before loosening their purse strings, a prominent petro-economist said today.
Coal generated a record low 6% of the UK’s electricity this spring, official figures show.
The UK’s top-flight index burst back through the 6,900 mark as investors cheered an output-limiting deal struck by the Opec oil cartel.
A rush by Australia’s state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country’s energy security, the federal government has warned after an entire state lost power.