Hess Corp has approved phase three of the development of the Danish North Sea South Arne field.
Pars Oil & Gas Company (POGC) of Iran has made a massive oil discovery with in-place reserves estimated at more than the entire estimated reserves base thought to remain in the UK North Sea.
THE 2010 Oil & Gas UK Awards dinner took place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre last month and was attended by more than 500 guests. The event, sponsored by Shell UK Limited, celebrates the people and businesses which make an exceptional contribution to the oil and gas industry.
TALISMAN Energy (UK) Limited celebrated the fifth anniversary of its Scholarship Programme with an awards dinner at the Aberdeen Art Gallery.
AN UPBEAT picture is expected when Oil & Gas UK's 2011 Activity Survey covering exploration, investment and production plans is published at an Aberdeen breakfast briefing on February 24.
Spanish Point, an Irish Atlantic Frontier oil discovery dating from 1981, is almost certainly commercial, according to its operator Providence Resources.
AKER Solutions has secured an important contract to supply heating systems to the subsea pipelines infrastructure of the Eni-operated Goliat field in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea.
The Australian government says lessons will be learned by the Montara blow-out that took place late 2009.
BP and contractors Halliburton and Transocean have been censured by one of the co-chairs of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, which is investigating the Macondo well blow-out.
Allseas has won the contract for the engineering, installation and pre-commissioning of the offshore pipeline and associated fibre optic cable for the Breagh gas development in the UK Southern North Sea.
ITF, the industry technology facilitator for the oil and gas industry, has revealed ambitious plans to increase its international reach with new bases in key regions including the US, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
It is an important piece of work ... the Aberdeen Business School-Robert Gordon University study covering the safety attitudes of senior leaders in 60 companies across the globe.
Ofgem, the energy regulator, is to investigate the justification for the latest swingeing price increases in gas and electricity, inflicted on defenceless consumers by Britain's "big six" utilities.
I worked closely for five years in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with a team of geologists and geophysicists from the British Geological Survey (BGS).
I had intended to pay a lot of attention to the Atlantic Frontier in this issue of Energy ... as I generally do at this time of year.
Bureau Veritas has published new rules for polar class vessels and production installations, plus specific guidance on ice/structure interaction.
Nine mobile rigs remain active on exploration and appraisal drilling on the UKCS - no change from the situation in late October.
As you read this column I will be in New Orleans discussing with others the implications of events in the Gulf of Mexico for regulation of the offshore industry and for future contracting strategies.
Merry Christmas everyone. Yes I know it's a tad early but I'm in a festive mood. Why am I feeling so positive? Well it's all down to an interesting piece of not very widely reported news regarding the Glasgow-based Weir Group.
Only luck saved Statoil from a major disaster in the North Sea just one month after the Deepwater Horizon blow-out and sinking in the US Gulf of Mexico.
The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is aggressively targeting vessel owners located outside the US whose vessels operated on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the Gulf of Mexico over the last 10 years.
This year has been an excellent year on the Cromarty Firth despite ongoing uncertainties regarding the future of the Nigg fabrication yard.
The high-level meeting in Europe's energy capital planned for December 17 is seen as critical in securing mutual buy-in between Scotland's hugely successful upstream offshore oil and gas supply chain and the emerging offshore wind industry.
The government must encourage greater oil and gas exploration if the UK is to keep the lights on in the face of increasingly severe winters, an energy expert has warned.
Decom North Sea, the offshore oil and gas decommissioning forum, revealed yesterday it had reached the milestone of signing its 100th member - well ahead of target.