New IR35 tax rules impacting thousands of workers across the oil and gas industry and beyond come into effect today.
Dozens of workers at a crucial oil processing hub in Shetland will be asked whether they back industrial action as part of an ongoing dispute with the local authority.
Weather conditions bring evacuations of multiple North Sea platforms and dozens of cancelled flights
Several North Sea platforms have been downmanned over the last few days due to adverse weather conditions.
Tributes have been paid to a “legend” of the North Sea diving scene, Frenchman Georges Arnoux, who died last month, aged 78.
Canadian Natural Resources has removed nearly 90 workers in an evacuation of its Ninian Southern platform in the North Sea.
A pay row has been sparked between Bilfinger Salamis and dozens of independent contractors it hires on Taqa assets over IR35 tax changes.
Crew change flights to Equinor’s Mariner A platform have been suspended after an aircraft got stuck on the installation’s helideck, the Norwegian oil firm said today.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of March 31 there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK, with no change since the end of December.
Harbour Energy was lauded as a future “go-to” name for oil and gas investors after making its debut on the London Stock Exchange yesterday.
Further Covid-19 cases have been recorded on a North Sea accommodation vessel following outbreak earlier this week.
An offshore safety watchdog has criticised Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) over the condition of wells on several North Sea fields.
Tailwind Energy said today that it had agreed to buy fellow UK North Sea oil and gas firm Decipher Energy, of Aberdeen for an undisclosed sum.
Ithaca Energy sank to losses of £400million in 2020 but the firm is eyeing extra barrels from a pair of North Sea prospects.
Exploration and production firm Harbour Energy makes its bow on the London Stock Exchange today.
Energy firm Parkmead Group confirmed today that it had “agreed in principle” to take over as operator of the Platypus project in the southern North Sea.
North Sea firms will need to “come together and work differently” in order to take full advantage of the UK Government’s transition deal.
Shell has said it is taking “all appropriate precautions” after a handful of Covid-19 cases were detected aboard an accommodation vessel stationed on one of its North Sea fields.
The vessel on the Foinaven field, operated by BP, is set for a “significant” shutdown so that a number of safety issues can be resolved.
Maersk Drilling is to reactivate its Maersk Reacher jack-up rig after securing a $33.4 million (£24m) contract with Aker BP.
Shell and partner Deltic Energy have confirmed plans to drill the “high-impact” Pensacola prospect in the UK southern North Sea.
EnQuest’s chief executive says the oil firm has received offers for the vessel which served its Alma-Galia fields.
An underwater observatory between Shetland and Faroe has found an abundance of hydrocarbon-eating bacteria that could help deal with future oil spills.
The former boss of one of Europe’s busiest cruise ship ports will take over as chief executive at Aberdeen Harbour Board (AHB) in September, it was announced yesterday.
Oil major Shell is on the hunt for new headquarters for its Aberdeen workforce.
Industry leaders reflected on a year spent “facing a common enemy” during the closing session of the Oil and Gas UK HSE conference.