Statoil has received consent to drill an exploration well at a prospect named Blamann.
Statoil has been given a generally clear bill of health for two mobile production facilities based on the Haltenbanken field in the Norwegian North Sea.
Exxon Mobile has been given consent to extend the lifetime of its Sigyn field activities.
A relatively newcomer to the North Sea is steaming ahead with plans to revolutionise the recovery of heavy oil from the North Sea.
Statoil has committed to drilling three new exploration wells in North Sea frontier areas as part of the latest offshore licensing awards.
A total of 17 oil and gas operators have been awarded licences in the 29th 'frontier' offshore Licensing Round.
London-listed RockRose Energy has continued its North Sea buying spree with the acquisition of assets formerly owned by collapsed First Oil.
Two oil and gas innovation and research bodies are offering more than £1million to fully fund industry development projects with Scottish universities.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s political fight for another independence referendum might just be a prelude to the economic one lying ahead.
Augean said yesterday it was on the hunt for bolt-on acquisitions for its North Sea services subsidiary, with the Peterhead area identified as a target for expansion.
Bureau Veritas (BV), the global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has devoured a “Mac” for an undisclosed sum.
Statoil has released footage of the Njord A platform being towed to the Kvaerner Stord yard in Norway last summer.
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has strengthened its board and senior management team with a string of new appointments.
EnQuest made a marginal profit last year after streamlining its operations by reducing overheads and increasing production.
Aker Solutions has secured a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract from Statoil for the second phase of the massive Johan Sverdrup development offshore Norway.
Faroe Petroleum's chief executive hailed 2016 as a "transformational year" for the firm after landing a string of North Sea finds.
A north-east MP is meeting energy bosses tomorrow to discuss the future of Peterhead Power Station.
Offshore workers could take "sustained" North Sea strike action this summer after a pay deal was rejected by trade unions.
Billionaire John Fredriksen and his former top adviser Tor Olav Troim may not see eye to eye anymore, but they agree on this: it’s time to buy offshore rigs again.
The UK Government has launched a discussion paper on possible North Sea tax relief for late life assets.
The publication of a UK Treasury paper designed to provoke discussion on North Sea tax relief has been welcomed.
Mystery remains over the origin of an oil sheen that led to a North Sea production shutdown.
Members of Scotland’s biggest offshore trade union have voted to reject a pay offer.
An alliance of North Sea safety agencies is to focus efforts on the safe operation and maintenance of ageing facilities.
Borr Drilling has agreed to buy 15 drilling rigs from Swiss-based Transocean in a $1.35 billion deal.