A new global oil and gas explorer has said it plans to target more North Sea wells in the future.
Energy giant Total has said it is just weeks away from starting up production at one of the UK’s largest offshore gas fields.
French oil giant Total suffered a dip in profits during a first quarter of highs and lows.
World-class discoveries made in the UK North Sea in recent months have “turned heads” of investors, according to the chief executive of Chrysaor.
The 250millon-barrel Glengorm discovery will ‘reignite excitement’ in the central North Sea, with eyes now on further prospects in the region according to Westwood Energy.
Westwood Global Energy reports that at the end of January three exploration wells were drilling on the UKCS: one in the northern North Sea and two in the central North Sea.
The Glengorm gas condensate discovery announced last week could be the biggest in the UKCS since 2008. It will reignite interest in the high temperature, high pressure plays in the North Sea and heralds a mini renaissance in UK exploration.
The oil and gas world is abuzz with news of a major gas find in the UK as operator CNOOC and partner Total unveiled the largest discovery in British waters since 2008.
Chinese, French and Italian energy firms are celebrating the biggest gas find in the UK North Sea in more than a decade.
Chinese oil company Cnooc today announced a new discovery in the UK central North Sea.
Chinese energy firm Cnooc's discovery at Glengorm is the largest gas find in the UK since Culzean in 2008, an analyst has said.