Australia's Finder Energy is boosting its UK presence, striking a deal for the "Goose" North Sea licence from Azinor Catalyst.
North Sea newcomer Finder Energy has doubled the number of UK offshore licences in its portfolio through an acquisition.
The chief operating officer of Maersk Drilling has said its deal with fledgling explorer Seapulse, targeting four billion barrels worldwide, is “still alive”, despite news going quiet over the last year.
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.
Petrofac and Halliburton have joined in a pact with fledgling explorer Seapulse and Maersk Drilling on UK North Sea wells next year.
A new global oil and gas explorer has said it plans to target more North Sea wells in the future.
Azinor Catalyst has committed to drilling two prospects in the North Sea next year.
Private equity-fund Seacrest Capital is in talks to sell its North Sea exploration and production firm, a news report said.
Azinor Catalyst has received interest in developing three large-scale North Sea fields.
Private-equity backed Azinor Catalyst said today that it had discovered oil at the Agar-Plantain well in the North Sea.
Bosses at UK North Sea minnow Azinor Catalyst bosses say they “could have the next Buzzard” in their portfolio.
Private equity start-ups are causing a stir in the North Sea, a new report said.
Azinor Catalyst has announced drilling has started on the Agar/Plantain exploration well in the North Sea.
Faroe Petroleum has farmed in to the Agar Plantain exploration well in the North Sea.
Scottish oil firm Cairn Energy said today that it had struck a deal with Azinor Catalyst to farm into North Sea assets.
Azinor Catalyst has signed a letter of intent with Transocean for drilling the Agar-Plantain wells in the UK North Sea.
Oil and Gas UK has appointed three new members to its board to make further progress “on the industry’s road to recovery”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced the new MER UK task force chair appointees ahead of a forum in Aberdeen.
UK North Sea oil explorers may have suffered “collective brain freeze” when coming up with their ambitious 2017 drilling targets, an analyst has said.
Oil explorer Azinor Catalyst said today that its North Sea Partridge well had come up dry.
Drilling started today on Azinor Catalyst's Partridge prospect in the North Sea.
Aberdeen oil service firm TWMA has clinched a £1million contract to carry out waste management duties on a central North Sea drilling project.
Oil exploration and production company Azinor Catalyst has booked a rig to drill two UK North Sea wells later this year.