The next 24 months will see a “rebound” in work for the UK North Sea, according to Westwood Global, with a clutch of offshore projects for contractors to keep an eye on.
Shell has named the UK North Sea as one of nine “core positions” for its oil and gas business going forward, as it today revealed its net zero strategy.
The West of Shetland oil and gas (WoS) basin has long been held aloft as the UK’s last great hope for indigenous oil and gas production growth.
The global focus and dependency on fossil fuels and shift towards low carbon energy has been building for many years, but only in the last 18 to 24 months has it become a leading agenda item in national and international political arenas.
Energy Voice recently reported on Shetland Islands Council's ambitions to retain more tax revenue from oil and gas operations around the isles in its self-determination bid. Jon Fitzpatrick, managing director of consultancy Gneiss Energy, gives his view.
Shell has reiterated its “commitment” to the North Sea and West of Shetland, saying there is still “running room” in the region.
Coach Sir Dave Brailsford is widely credited with turning around the fortunes of Britain’s cyclists using the “marginal gains” philosophy.
Shell’s boss has said the firm will “probably” have to reduce its headcount and “resize” parts of the organisation the longer the oil price slump lasts.
Siccar Point Energy has announced it will defer approval of its highly-anticipated Cambo development until the second half of next year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
More than a dozen UK North Sea projects are facing deferral in light of the oil price drop, an analyst has predicted.
Every major oil firm in the UK and Norway is now engaged in talks on electrification of offshore platforms, according to energy services giant Baker Hughes.
Lerwick harbour continues to add to its reputation as a leading support hub for the oil and gas industry in northern waters through its contribution to the offshore sector’s operations west of Shetland.
A global oil and gas consultancy with a base in north-east Scotland has blamed stiff competition for a near doubling of its pre-tax losses.
Bids to buy North Sea producer Siccar Point Energy have come in at between $1.2bn and nearly $2bn, according to a news report.
Siccar Point Energy has reached another checkpoint en route to a final investment decision (FID) for its 900 million barrel Cambo project off Shetland.
The design for the Cambo field, west of Shetland, will take some of the sting out of a problem that has “held back” production from the area for decades, an oil company chief said.
It’s fifth offshore oil & gas licensing round is likely to be the final throw of the hydrocarbons dice for the Faroe Islands.
Siccar Point Energy has handed out a contract for the front end design of a production vessel for the 800-million barrel Cambo project, north-west of Shetland.
One of the most highly anticipated exploration prospects in the UK North Sea this year has come up dry.
Shell's boss said yesterday that the energy major will invest "billions of dollars" in the UK North Sea in the coming years.
Westwood Global Energy reports that at the end of April, three exploration wells were active, with two in the West of Shetlands and one in the Central North Sea.
Siccar Point Energy has kicked off its 2019 drilling campaign with the spudding of an exploration well at the Blackrock prospect west of Shetland (WoS).
Crondall Energy is hoping to leverage its experience on major projects for more work in the west of Shetland (WoS) region.
Shell remains firmly focused on beefing up its UK North Sea business in spite of recent oil price volatility, the energy giant’s boss said yesterday.
There’s never been a more exciting time on the UK Atlantic Frontier.