Iran, holder of the world’s biggest natural gas reserves, boosted output by inaugurating six projects at the giant South Pars offshore field.
Cluff Natural Resources (CLNR) had joined forces with Simwell Resources and Burgate E&P to pursue a "significant new gas field" in the Southern North Sea.
Oil and gas explorer Ophir Energy has flowed gas at a well off Equatorial Guinea. A Drill Stem Test (DST) was carried out at the Fortuna-2 well to assess the deliverability of the Fortuna gas field.
Oil and gas explorer Sterling Resources is facing renewed financial pressure after a further 90-day delay in the Breagh development project in the North Sea.
Centrica Energy's Rhyl gas field came on stream yesterday after a few month's slippage, due in part to air temperatures at the Morecambe Bay field reaching -19C last month.
Utility SSE said yesterday its SSE Exploration and Production was on course to complete its acquisition of a 50% stake in the Sean gas field in the southern North Sea early in its new financial year.
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Centrica Energy said yesterday it had started production at a North Sea gas field. The operator said York in the southern North Sea would produce about 120million cubic feet of gas per day at its peak.
A North Sea platform which has been shut down for 10 months costing hundreds of millions of pounds in lost revenues is on the verge of being restarted.
Energy firm Centrica has been given a nine-year extension to continue production at one of its Norwegian assets.
BP is to dispose of a 50% stake in a gas field for £178million in its latest selloff in UK waters, as it focuses on high-value assets with long-term growth potential.
Oil and gas explorer Sterling Resources has agreed a farm-in deal with Shell for two central North Sea exploration blocks.
The future of a UK North Sea gas field still remains uncertain some two years after sanctions against Iran forced its closure, and the loss of tens of millions of pounds of revenue for BP.
Offshore Ireland explorer Fastnet Oil and Gas said today it had picked up additional Irish acreage, agreed a farm-in and appointed a new director.
New ideas are needed if North Sea reserves are to be exploited instead of being stranded for good, business leaders were told yesterday.
Energy service business Amec said yesterday the contract it won for work on the Cygnus field was worth £60million.
Development drilling has started on the southern North Sea Breagh gas field, Aberdeen-based oil and gas explorer Sterling Resources said today.
Providence Resources has identified the presence of two prospects in its LO11/12 license about 70 km offshore western Ireland in the Slyne Basin.
French oil and gas giant Total said today first production had started from its Islay gas field in the northern North Sea.
Fledgling oil and gas independent Parkmead Group is to make its first acquisition of producing assets.
Fast growing oil and gas firm Parkmead Group has announced its second acquisition in just over a month after snapping up interest in four North Sea blocks.
Banchory-based Sterling Resources said today it was a step closer to production on the southern North Sea Breagh gas field.
General Electric (GE) Energy Financial Services said yesterday it had launched a lending programme for North Sea operators.
CENTRICA Energy spudded an exploration well on the Butch prospect in the Norwegian North Sea yesterday using the Maersk Guardian drilling rig.