Jersey Oil and Gas said today that a new, fixed platform would be its preferred option for developing its flagship Greater Buchan Area (GBA) in the North Sea.
Bosses at Cairn Energy said today that asset sales and a “swift re-alignment” of capital programmes had given the firm “flexibility” to help it get through the latest market downturn.
Boris Johnson must act now to accelerate decarbonisation projects or risk losing thousands of skilled engineers essential for delivering the UK’s net zero infrastructure.
UK offshore exploration drilling is on course to slump this year to its lowest level since companies starting scouring the North Sea for oil in the mid-1960s.
Netherlands-based Wintershall Noordzee has completed the third development well at the Sillimanite field in the southern North Sea.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has started benchmarking North Sea operators on their flaring and venting levels in a crackdown on offshore emissions.
The north-east oil and gas sector’s approach to energy transition is being accelerated by the Covid-19 crisis, according to the chairman of Scottish commercial law firm Burness Paull.
Pilot error ultimately led to a helicopter crash off Shetland and the death of four passengers, a fatal accident inquiry was told on its final day yesterday.
New technology will enable offshore workers to talk to and text robots working around oil and gas platforms.
A trade union boss has suggested creating a “job share” scheme to help safeguard North Sea oil industry workers’ positions until offshore activity ramps up next year.
CNOOC is looking for buyers for its Scott platform and associated oilfields in the UK North Sea, according to Reuters.
CGG has announced the completion of the first phase of its largest ever seafloor survey in the UK central North Sea (CNS).
Premier Oil is seeking another price cut for the North Sea assets it is buying from BP, according to a news report.
Aberdeen and Norway based training provider Mintra has announced its listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
It's thought a new air and surface decontamination system could be used to minimise the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak offshore.
North-east engineering and service company SengS has insisted it will “come out the other side in a relatively strong position” after a challenging year.
The head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) hopes a government sector deal for the North Sea will be agreed by the end of the year.
The blowout on the Ocean Odyssey exploration rig in 1988 is often overshadowed by Piper Alpha but is a significant event in oil & gas history.Derek Beddows, Archer Knight’s Director of Diving and Safety Services, recalls his time as part of the response, and the pioneering work which went into capping the well, 32 years ago this week.
Archer has clinched a four-year contract extension worth up to £78.6 million to provide Apache's UK North Sea business with platform drilling operations and maintenance services.
Upstream investment firm Reabold Resources has hailed a significant boost to its footprint west of Shetland through its stake in Corallian Energy.
Private-equity-backed Neptune Energy has kicked off the subsea construction phase of its Covid-delayed Seagull project offshore UK.
Subsea technology firm Interventek, of Aberdeen, has clinched an eight-figure deal to supply equipment to US energy service giant Baker Hughes.
Hurricane Energy said today that Alan Parsley had resigned as non-executive director of the UK offshore oil and gas business.
BP has said it "will not rule out further exploration at all" in the North Sea, despite a pledge to cut global oil production by 40% within the decade.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has appointed a BP and Chevron veteran is its new central North Sea area manager.