Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for drilling work at CNOOC’s Golden Eagle field in the central North Sea.
Trade union Unite is hailing a “significant” milestone after signing a recognition deal with a major North Sea operator.
The league table of the top 15 production hubs in the UK North Sea has seen a raft of changes in the last year.
As of 24 February, Westwood Global Energy reports that there are two exploration wells, with one each in the NNS and SNS, and one appraisal well active in the CNS. Since the previous report, one exploration well has completed at Orlov.
Further North Sea oil and gas players are being tipped to up sticks next year as companies look to streamline their portfolios.
Production from Cnooc’s Golden Eagle is “lower than expected”, the result of “higher than anticipated rates of decline”.
Norway’s Equinor is reportedly considering the purchase of UK oil assets held by Chinese state-backed operator CNOOC International, according to a Norwegian newspaper.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) and CNOOC have confirmed plans to continue exporting oil to the Flotta Terminal for years to come.
Fears about potential sanctions on Chinese Government assets are driving Cnooc’s departure from the North Sea, it has been reported.
The North Sea’s new class of operators could be poised to further strengthen their dominance in the basin with several major assets expected to hit the market.
EnQuest (LON: ENQ) plans to carry out its largest sanctioned programme of work since 2014 in the coming year, with a range of drilling and decom in the pipeline.
EnQuest has completed its acquisition of Suncor’s stake in the Golden Eagle field in the UK North Sea.
CNOOC has invited early engagement on the lucrative EPC contract for its Buzzard, Scott and Golden Eagle assets in the North Sea.
EnQuest took a hit to its production in the first half of 2021 after a series of unplanned issues at Magnus, as well as a drop in output from its flagship Kraken field.
Investors have resoundingly backed EnQuest’s plans to buy into the Golden Eagle area of the UK North Sea.
London-listed oil firm EnQuest today announced details of a £36 million equity raise intended to help it pay for a UK North Sea acquisition.
A drilling campaign has boosted production at CNOOC International’s Golden Eagle field in the UK North Sea.
EnQuest has clinched a new £530 million debt facility, smoothing a path for its refinancing and acquisition of stakes in the Golden Eagle field.
CNOOC has teased plans to electrify its North Sea platforms through floating wind and “build a new energy business” in the UK.
EnQuest said today that it is “on track” to refinance its senior credit facility, paving the way for it to complete a North Sea acquisition.
Exploration and production firm EnQuest managed to reduce its debt pile to its lowest level since 2014 and narrow its losses in 2020 despite the oil price slump.
EnQuest has struck a deal to buy Canadian firm Suncor's 26.69% stake in the Golden Eagle area of the UK North Sea for £240 million.
China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has awarded a two-year North Sea contract to engineering services firm Worley.
Canada’s Suncor Energy Inc. is exploring the sale of a handful of oil and gas fields in the North Sea, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
CNOOC saw profits and production tumble for its North Sea business in Ray Riddoch’s final year at the helm of the operating company.