Hague and London Oil (Halo) returned to the black in the first half of 2019 thanks to hedging positions taken last year to protect the firm from gas price fluctuations.
At the end of September there were three active exploration wells and four appraisal wells being drilled in the UK, according to Westwood Global Energy. Two E&A wells were spudded and three were completed during September.
Drilling has started at i3 Energy’s Serenity field in the outer Moray Firth.
Four exploration wells and one appraisal well were active in Norway at the end of September. Three wells were completed and one well spudded in September.
The North Sea’s largest-producing oil field has been shut down after a defect was found during an inspection.
BP has picked one of its former North Sea bosses to take over the energy giant’s reins when long-standing chief executive Bob Dudley steps down early next year.
Energy service firm Subsea 7 has won a contract worth tens of millions of pounds for Shell’s Pierce depressurisation project in the UK North Sea.
North Sea oil and gas installations have a "significant conservation significance to protected species", according to a new study from Edinburgh University.
Oil giant Shell and partner Ithaca Energy have announced they will invest in the Pierce depressurisation project in the UK central North Sea.
Norwegian private equity fund HitecVision has decided to merge its two UK North Sea businesses, sparking the exit of Aberdeen-based Verus Petroleum's boss.
Whalsay Energy is seeking partners to help it develop the Bentley field in the UK North Sea.
French operator Perenco will invest in extending the life of two gas fields in the southern North Sea.
An exploration well is due to be drilled at the Total-operated Isabella well later this month.
A request by Shell has seen offshore safety firm Survitec increase lifeboat capacity on the oil and gas giant's Shearwater gas hub.
Chrysaor has confirmed it is hoping to sanction a new North Sea project next year.
Changes to offshore rotas are “top of the list” for new workers coming into the business from ConocoPhillips, according to Chrysaor’s chief executive.
Chrysaor has announced the completion of its mammoth £2billion purchase of ConocoPhillips’ North Sea assets.
Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has made progress in shoring up its future but much rests on its negotiations with lenders.
Rig operator Valaris has been chosen to carry out the drilling contract for Neptune Energy’s Seagull project in the UK North Sea.
Losses at i3 Energy widened in the first half of 2019 as the company prepared to drill three wells in the North Sea.
Global subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology is still on the acquisition trail after a flurry of deals since it changed hands three years ago.
Offshore training firm Survivex has launched a new course which aims to tackle the “deadly legacy” of asbestos.
A network dedicated to increasing the number of women in the UK energy industry has warned that digitalisation is not a guaranteed “gender balance magic wand”.
Oil service firm Global Energy Group (GEG) is celebrating the biggest deal in its history, with a value understood to exceed £100 million.
A new decommissioning specialist has been set up which is carrying out work for North Sea operator Perenco in the UK.