Industry regulator the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has released a new dataset to help four North Sea operators to reduce their decommissioning costs by 50%.
Operator CNR International has been slammed by the safety watchdog after it was found to have delayed 36,000 hours of North Sea maintenance.
The giant heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit has arrived on site to remove the jacket of the Ninian Northern field.
Cote d’Ivoire’s oil and gas has a history dating back to 1977 but it is Eni’s recent Baleine discovery that has rejuvenated interest in the country.
Lerwick Harbour is to be the staging location for decommissioning of the 8,500-tonne jacket of the Ninian Northern platform.
A new joint venture between Bilfinger and Global E&C has welcomed 400 new employees as it kicks off business.
A weather warning has forced the down-manning of a North Sea oil platform for the second time in a year, raising worker concerns over its safety.
Well-Safe Solutions has hailed a “landmark” moment for the company, with footage of its Well-Safe Guardian rig heading off for its first UK contract.
A leading union has appealed to the Scottish Government over the introduction of mandatory vaccinations by a North Sea operator.
North Sea oil and gas workers have been urged to get vaccinated against Covid as cases of the omicron variant surge in the UK.
Hundreds of North Sea workers are understood to be transferring to a new joint venture company between Bilfinger UK and Global E&C after a major contract win.
The managing director of CNR International UK has pointed to a controlled explosion at the Ninian Northern in Shetland, which raised safety concerns earlier this year, as a decommissioning “innovation”.
Strikes have been averted after Unite the union reached a pay deal with Petrofac covering around 100 North Sea workers.
North Sea decommissioning is estimated at £46billion and the regulator recently warned that the industry may fall short of its cost cutting target. However, "groundbreaking” deals are emerging which could make significant headway.
Scores of Petrofac workers have voted in favour of strike action in an ongoing dispute over pay.
A mandatory vaccination policy being imposed by CNR International will likely prove difficult to enforce, according to leading employment experts.
CNR International has announced it will introduce mandatory vaccinations for North Sea workers.
Well-Safe Solutions has bagged a second decommissioning contract for the Well-Safe Guardian in less that a month.
The UK North Sea is likely heading for tighter supply of oil rigs as a flurry of deferred drilling contracts for next year come through, according to new analysis.
Oil and gas firm CNR International will ramp up share repurchases after taking heart from a strengthening of its balance sheet in the first half.
A raft of North Sea decommissioning contracts are on the way from operators including Harbour Energy, Eni, CNOOC, Taqa and more.
Canadian Natural Resources has removed nearly 90 workers in an evacuation of its Ninian Southern platform in the North Sea.
CNR International is planning a mass decommissioning campaign for nearly half of its North Sea wells by 2025, and is seeking contractors to partner on the scheme.
An accident on the Espoir Ivoirien floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, offshore Cote d’Ivoire, has caused two deaths.
Oil firm Decipher Energy hopes to sanction a project to “maximise the value” of the Orlando field in the northern North Sea early next year.