West of Shetland operators are working with “serious intent” to get huge new oil projects “to a net zero outcome”, according to the head of a major clean energy scheme on the islands.
Oil industry stalwart Gunther Newcombe has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
An oil and gas industry veteran will retire upon leaving the sector’s regulator next year.
The focus of industry and the OGA on asset stewardship has played a vital role in the turnaround of performance across the UKCS.
More than 7,800 wells were drilled on the UK continental shelf over the 50 years through to the end of 2017.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has once again released new data in an effort to attract and incentivise North Sea exploration.
Decommissioning the North Sea could cost an estimated £59.7billion but the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has set a goal of completing the work for less than £39billion.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced new measures aimed at making data openly available and to stimulate interest in the UK North Sea in advance of the 30th offshore licensing round.
North Sea oil and gas companies must avoid reverting to bad old habits now that Brent crude is back above $50 a barrel, the industry regulator has warned.
A study of nearly sixty major North Sea oil and gas projects has shown that they are typically late and significantly over budget.
The oil and gas industry can be “lazy” about adopting new technologies or “fantastic” at it, according to two of the speakers in a panel debate at the ITF event at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre yesterday.
Industry regulator the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded contracts for a second UK Government-funded £20million seismic campaign aimed at boosting North Sea exploration.
Energy Voice sat down with the Oil and Gas Authority's director of exploration and production, Gunther Newcombe, to discuss how the 29th licensing round differs from previous rounds and learn more about its many North Sea firsts.
The North Sea is fighting back to meet the challenges of maximising economic recovery from the UKCS, according to the industry regulator.