BP expects to make a “properly assessed decision” next year on whether to keep exporting oil to Shetland’s Sullom Voe terminal.
Oil firm Enquest has announced the award of a production block off the coast of Malaysia.
Oil firm EnQuest said today that production should grow by about a fifth this year despite having to shut down two of its North Sea fields.
A North Sea platform that had to be evacuated following a subsea inspection will undergo repair work early next year.
EnQuest has announced it recently sent a work party to assess the next steps for its stricken Thistle Alpha platform in the North Sea.
The chairman of the Health and safety Executive (HSE) has warned the North Sea needs to be “constantly vigilant” after a platform was evacuated over structural concerns.
Oil firm EnQuest has said it is working with suppliers on a range of options for restoring the Thistle platform to production.
A north-east energy service firm has won a multi-million-pound deal to carry out construction work on a number of UK North Sea platforms and vessels operated by EnQuest.
The oil and gas industry cannot afford to go into “reverse” on health and safety in the North Sea, a sector chief has warned.
An offshore union has called for a “robust inspection regime” to be imposed after more than 100 workers were evacuated from a North Sea platform over structural concerns.
EnQuest has confirmed that the crew of a North Sea platform that was evacuated yesterday are now being flown ashore.
A union boss has called on operator EnQuest to be transparent about any structural issues with its Thistle platform in the North Sea.
Oil and gas firm EnQuest said late on Monday that it had removed all crew from its Thistle platform after carrying out a preliminary subsea structural inspection.
A union boss has said “the eye is being taken off the ball” after a pair of fires took place in one day on separate North Sea platforms.
Two North Sea workers were airlifted to hospital after a fire involving oil broke out on Enquest’s Heather Alpha platform.
Workers at Sullom Voe Terminal have rejected plans by EnQuest to restructure the firm, Unite union has said.
EnQuest has taken a step forward on the path to first oil from the Eagle field, which was the subject of a dispute with Dana Petroleum in 2016-17.
BP was fined £400,000 yesterday for spilling almost four tonnes of crude oil in Shetland nearly seven years ago.
The North Sea remains an “active market” and a basin to “keep an eye on” for future acquisitions, said the boss of Cairn Energy yesterday after his firm shot to profit.
EnQuest bosses insisted yesterday they had a “compelling” case for the Sullom Voe oil terminal in Shetland, despite fears the facility may lose a key customer.
North Sea oil firm EnQuest has announced a significant surge in half year profits as its chairman steps down to be replaced by Martin Houston.
Canadian Natural Resources International (CNRI) has announced it has completed a preparation campaign to dismantle a 12,500 tonne oil platform in the North Sea.
A Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate and tidal energy expert said he wants Shetland to "maximise" the island's oil and gas extraction.
Oil firm EnQuest said that about 80 employees would lose their jobs at a major terminal in Shetland by the end of 2019.
Recognising that exploration is an inherently risky business is the name of the game for newcomer Seapulse, which is working out new ways to play it.