Oil and gas operator Taqa has confirmed a further seven suspected cases of coronavirus on a North Sea platform - taking the firm's total to 20 across two assets.
Dutch marine services firm Fugro has announced it is taking a series of “painful measures” in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, including job cuts.
RockRose Energy’s boss today insisted the firm’s growth prospects were “undimmed” by the slump in crude prices.
A call for staff to return to work at a Dundee-based engineering firm after being sent home amid the Covid-19 pandemic has been branded “irresponsible” amid claims it is putting lives at risk.
US President Donald Trump’s call for a 10 million barrel per day – or even 15mn bpd – cut drove up oil prices last week but weak demand continues to run the show, with little respite expected from talks due to take place this week.
The double whammy of the Covid-19 pandemic and the effects of the Opec+ price war is presenting what is rapidly becoming the upstream oil and gas sector’s biggest challenge to date.
A toxic cocktail of the Covid-19 outbreak and an act of self-sabotage by two of the world’s biggest oil nations has created unprecedented and overwhelming currents for the oil and gas industry to swim against.
Bosses at US oilfield equipment firm Dril-Quip have claimed Aberdeen has a "whinge and whine culture" in a shocking, leaked video.
A month after the last unproductive OPEC+ meeting and with Covid-19 slashing demand amid the ongoing price war, the US has managed to broker a new extraordinary meeting for oil-producing nations. Russia and Saudi Arabia will be back to the negotiating tele-table on 6 April 2020 to discuss the output cuts of at least 10 million barrels per day (bpd), first announced by US President Donald Trump on Twitter on 2 April 2020.
An oil worker with suspected coronavirus symptoms has died at home after being airlifted from a North Sea platform earlier this week.
The world has been transformed in the past month since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. The dramatic impact of COVID-19 on global oil demand and has been compounded by Saudi Arabia and Russia failing to agree production cuts to stabilise oil prices. With Brent trading well below US$30/bbl the resilience of the sector is once again being pushed to its limit. What does this mean for the UK and Norway upstream sectors?
Oil jumped more than 11% in London as OPEC+ scheduled an urgent meeting next week to try and stem the crude market’s rout, with an output cut of 10 million barrels a day of global production being discussed.
A number of North Sea oil fields will be facing a swifter end to their economic life due to the recent oil price drop, according to a leading petroleum economist.
Temperature checks and social distancing ‘do work’ for North Sea helicopter travel, OGUK director claims
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has insisted temperature checks and social distancing “do work” as a Covid-19 safety measure for offshore helicopter flights, despite concerns from workers and unions over the practices.
The “extremely challenging” conditions presented to the North Sea industry “emphasises the need” for the government’s promised oil and gas sector deal, according to EY.
Tests to help safeguard North Sea oil and gas workers against the outbreak of Covid-19 are “at long last becoming available”, according to a trade union boss.
The annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Oil soared after U.S. President Trump said that he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut production back by 10 million barrels or more after he spoke with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Thursday.
BP is adjusting the company's offshore procedures after several workers who had previously been aboard a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico tested positive for the coronavirus.
Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm Wood has said “employee reductions are being made” in order to tackle the effect of the coronavirus outbreak.
Energy services firm TechnipFMC has announced a reduction in spending of more than 30% in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
A key climate summit in Glasgow has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Covid-19 crisis a ‘moment to reassess’ for smaller North Sea firms overlooking energy transition, top analyst says
The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could be a “moment to reassess” for many smaller North Sea oil and gas firms overlooking the energy transition, a top energy analyst has said.
North Sea helicopter flights are expected to reduce by up to 30% over the next two weeks due to the effect of the coronavirus outbreak.