Harbour Energy (LON:HBR) and its partner Zarubezhneft have successfully completed their first appraisal well in the Tuna Block in the Natuna Sea offshore Indonesia despite reports that Chinese vessels had been meddling in the area.
Harbour Energy has returned to profits and is predicting a boost to its North Sea production as drilling campaigns get underway.
Ineos is to invest more than £1 billion to reduce the environmental impact of its Grangemouth refinery.
More than a dozen people have been flown off a North Sea platform after a confirmed outbreak of Covid-19 on board.
Peterhead’s future as a crucial hub for the transportation of low carbon fuel and emissions was discussed by ministers in Westminster this week.
Indonesia has sent a naval ship to tail a Chinese survey vessel that has been operating close to Harbour Energy’s Tuna Block in the Natuna Sea within Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
A merger of Neptune and Harbour Energy would create a company with market capitalisation of $10bn - $11bn, according to new analysis from Jefferies.
Neptune Energy, the private equity-backed explorer, is considering options including a merger with Harbour Energy that could create one of Europe’s largest independent oil and gas companies, people familiar with the matter said.
The oil and gas industry is “not doing enough” to fight climate change, according to the UK Government’s top adviser on the issue.
Cairn Energy has updated its timeline for the £330m sale of its interests in the Catcher and Kraken assets in the North Sea.
Arguably, much of the animosity directed towards carbon capture and storage (CCS) in recent times has seemed more than a tad harsh.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of 31 August there were two appraisal wells and one exploration well active in the UK. Completions to date in 2021 are one appraisal well at 22/26d-3 Glengorm South and two exploration wells at 22/6c-B4Z Bacchus South and 16/2a-6 Tiger Lily.
An ambitious scheme to develop floating offshore wind off the north-east coast has joined industry group the Scottish Cluster.
“At BP, I think we try to do the right thing,” says Emeka Emembolu, the energy giant’s North Sea boss.
A Chinese ship has been meddling with Harbour Energy’s ongoing drilling campaign at its Tuna block in the Natuna Sea offshore Indonesia. Significantly, the appraisal drilling is funded by Russia’s state-backed Zarubezhneft and the incident underscores the fact that Moscow’s energy interests in the South China Sea are increasingly being threatened by China.
Harbour Energy has picked a Maersk Drilling rig for a trio of development wells on the Catcher area of the UK North Sea.
North-east firm Legasea, set up in 2019 to recover oilfield equipment and make it fit for reuse, has doubled the size of its workforce since January.
Bosses from all corners of the energy sector have shared their thoughts on the UK Government’s flagship Hydrogen Policy.
The development of a “net-zero hub” on the Firth of Forth is key to achieving Scotland’s climate change goals, according to global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
Indonesian national oil company (NOC) Pertamina is doggedly pursuing US major ExxonMobil to help it develop oil resources at the giant East Natuna field in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Development of the field faces huge technical, economic and geopolitical challenges, but Pertamina believes a gradual phased development, starting with oil could offer a solution.
An oil and gas worker has described how his “dream came true” having gone from a small rural town in Brazil to a North Sea FPSO.
Aquadrill Offshore’s ultra-deep water drill ship West Capella is favoured to win the single-well contract for Repsol’s much-anticipated Rencong-1X wildcat in the North Sumatra basin offshore Indonesia.
Medco Energi, which operates South Natuna Sea Block B, will share a jack-up drilling rig with four other operators offshore Indonesia as part of a pact that will save millions of dollars.
UK-based upstream player Harbour Energy has restarted development well drilling at its Natuna Sea Block A offshore Indonesia after operations were suspended due to a helicopter accident last week.
Energy consultancy Xodus is carrying out work to assess the infrastructure and modifications needed to electrify Harbour Energy’s central North Sea assets.