In January 2021, OGUK and Deloitte will launch the latest edition of the UKCS upstream supply chain collaboration review and index. The index is developed from supply chain and operator company feedback and provides an understanding of how effectively industry is working together in what continues to be challenging times for us all.
Oil & Gas
The fatal Germanwings 9525 plane crash in the French Alps is bringing action on mental health for oil and gas helicopter pilots, a top UK boss has said.
Environmental issues arising from mining and bush fires in Australia are to be tackled with the help of a North Sea safety technology.
Global Energy Group’s new group chief executive has described the firm as “probably the best positioned organisation in the whole of the UK” to make the most of the expansion in offshore renewables.
Privately backed Apex International Energy has announced a second oil find in Egypt’s Western Desert, with another well still to go.
Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has signed a deal to provide gas to industrial and manufacturing companies in Lagos and Ogun states.
Centrifuges Un-Limited has rebranded to "OSSO" and appointed a new chief executive as part of a major growth drive.
Stratigraphic consultancy firm PetroStrat has announced the acquisition of RPS Energy’s Specialist Geology Business Unit.
Shelf Drilling has reported an early termination for two of its rigs, both of which were contracted to Adnoc Drilling.
Waha Oil Co. has cut production in order to carry out maintenance on the 32-inch pipeline connecting fields to the Es Sider terminal.
Waste management firm Augean expects to record a £3 million impairment in its 2020 results linked to the decline of its North Sea business.
China’s biggest offshore driller is being targeted in the final days of President Donald Trump’s administration for its activity in the South China Sea.
The Tawke licence in Kurdistan produced 110,300 barrels per day in 2020, DNO has reported, down from 124,000 bpd in 2019.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has been largely silent on the financial wreckage of the U.S. shale industry in recent years, but that may be about to change.
French energy giant Total has confirmed the award to Maersk Drilling of contracts worth $100 million for its exploration and appraisal campaign in Suriname's Block 58.
Adnoc, Mubadala Investment and ADQ have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on launching the Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Alliance.
A global property investor aims to make BP’s North Sea headquarters in Aberdeen a beacon of the city’s green credentials.
Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC) has sold its 30% stake in OML 17 to TNOG Oil and Gas, for $533 million.
Frontier Energy will hold its North Africa and Mediterranean E&P Summit online on January 28, showcasing the region’s future energy potential.
Total has opted not to continue being a member of the American Petroleum Institute (API), expressing differences of opinion over climate change.
Kidnappings offshore West Africa hit a six-year high in 2020, Ambrey has reported, with 142 crew members seized by pirates.
Nigerian authorities moved to seize assets belonging to one of the nation’s largest banks to recoup damages owed by Royal Dutch Shell Plc to a local community over a decades-long dispute.
Training and management consultancy firm Assurance of Learning (AoL) has snapped up a north-east counterpart for a six figure sum.
Babcock bosses have continued to hit out at its oil and gas helicopter business, saying “weakness” persisted through the third quarter.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) confirmed it was continuing to respond to an ongoing ransomware attack, probably by international serious and organised cyber-crime groups.