North Sea operators still have the “appetite” for high impact exploration over the coming 12-18 months, according to Westwood Global Energy Group, despite low success rates.
Energean will listen to offers for huge UK gas discovery, but not ‘actively’ seeking buyers, boss says
Energean’s boss said on Monday he would listen to good offers for its soon-to-be-acquired stake in the UK’s biggest offshore gas discovery in a decade.
A continuous improvement (CI) professional has started up an Aberdeen consultancy which she believes can support North Sea industry’s post-Covid transformation.
North Sea veteran Ray Riddoch has joined the board of px Group, which operates the St Fergus gas processing plant near Peterhead, to help drive forward its offshore ambitions.
Amidst the oil price crash crisis and the pressure on companies, opportunities are emerging for those with resources.
CNOOC Uganda will not pre-empt the sale of Tullow Oil’s stake in Lake Albert to Total.
Cashed-up Asian NOCs are actively screening international assets and companies for once-in-a lifetime acquisition opportunities amidst the global downturn.
Neptune Energy’s UK boss said on Tuesday that talk of the North Sea oil and gas industry being wiped out by a collapse in crude prices is premature.
Apache is the latest in a growing list operators to confirm it is taking measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the North Sea.
Flights have been resumed to one of the UK’s largest gas fields after a worker suspected to have coronavirus was taken to shore.
Several North Sea operators are reducing offshore crews on their UK platforms in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
The last time crude prices crashed in 2014, the North Sea looked like a treasure trove for private equity looking to buy cheap assets, build them up and sell for a profit. Now, just as these firms are seeking an exit, the oil-price war might leave them trapped
Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm Asco has been awarded a North Sea deal worth more than £100million with operator CNOOC.
Aberdeen occupational health firm International SOS has seen its fair share of M&A activity over the years.
As with all commodities, the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on Chinese gas demand will depend on both the severity and length of time required to contain the outbreak.
Two of Europe’s biggest energy companies rejected a Chinese force majeure on liquefied natural gas contracts in the latest twist to a drama that’s gripping global commodities markets.
A former astronaut and engineer from Nasa is coming to Aberdeen in March.
ExxonMobil has increased its estimated recoverable resources in Guyana by two billion barrels after a hot streak of discoveries at the prolific Stabroek block.
Siccar Point Energy Ltd., the North Sea oil producer backed by Blackstone Group Inc., has received final bids from suitors including Chrysaor Holdings Ltd. and Equinor ASA, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Exxon Mobil led the way with new finds off the coasts of Guyana and Cyprus as global oil and gas discoveries in 2019 hit a four-year high, according to a new report.
A government report has revealed CNOOC was the biggest tax spender in the North Sea last year while energy giant Shell paid the least on balance after a reimbursement.
Subsea 7 has announced it has secured a "sizable" contract with Cnooc International in the South China Sea.
Tensions over new tax changes to offshore contractors arose yesterday as Cnooc International became one of the first North Sea firms to roll out its new off-payroll working rules.
Chinese firm Cnooc has taken up an option for a Maersk rig to drill an additional infill well on its huge Buzzard field in the UK North Sea.
China’s CNOOC Ltd has signed up to explore two blocks in Gabon, the 11th contract signed since the country brought in its new hydrocarbon code.