A huge oil rig, sporting legs more than 200 metres in height, has become the largest ever vessel to visit the Port of Aberdeen.
Glen Lyon FPSO
OPITO has named ex-gymnastics coach, Colin Ross, its apprentice of the year following his work in the North Sea with BP (Lon: BP).
Petrofac workers will down tools for 48 hours at a series of BP and Repsol Sinopec assets across the North Sea today, as disputes over pay and rota patterns show no sign of resolution.
Wildcat strikes affecting up to 16 North Sea assets have now ended, offshore contractors said, as workers lodge formal grievance letters.
Siccar Point Energy has enjoyed a $359 million boost thanks to its holding in the BP Schiehallion field in the West of Shetland.
A stunning image has been taken of the northern lights seen above BP's Glen Lyon floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, west of Shetland.
EnerMech is working on a £5million contract to prepare the Glen Lyon FPSO for delivering first oil from BP’s Quad 204 project, the mechanical engineering group said today. Quad 204 involves redeveloping the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, 110 miles west of Shetland, with the intention squeezing another 450million barrels from them. Glen Lyon, which is 885ft long and 170ft wide, is expected to process 130,000 barrels of oil and 220 million cubic feet of gas per day when production starts.
BP has reached a major milestone with the sail away of its Glen Lyon FPSO from the Hyundai Heavy Industries yard in South Korea to the Quad 204 redevelopment in Shetland.