Statoil is expected to kick off its heavy lift operation for its flagship UK Mariner development this week.
The North Sea Mariner field was discovered in 1981. Seven operators tried and failed to develop it, before Statoil came on board.
Platform topside modules for the Mariner oil field, 93 miles east of Shetland, have started arriving off the isles.
A search is being carried out in the North Sea for a man missing from a rig.
Statoil has released footage of the first topside module for the North Sea Mariner field leaving a yard in South Korea.
Statoil has said preparations are being made to transport the Mariner topside to the North Sea despite reports casting doubt on the future of the yard handling its construction.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil has booked a Transocean rig to drill three exploration wells in the UK North Sea in summer for £14.5million.
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Even with oil in a two year slump, Statoil still flexed its North Sea muscles. From kick-starting drilling on Mariner to finally cracking the 30-year puzzle that was Utgard, the Norwegian operator kept busy. However, the year wasn't without its challenges. The oil major forced to put the brakes on Bressay. Scroll through the gallery below to see where and how Statoil has kept busy in the North Sea.
Statoil said today that pre-drilling had started on its flagship Mariner field in the UK North Sea.
Statoil has published video footage of its Mariner B floating storage unit on the internet.
Statoil has handed an Aberdeenshire asset integrity specialist a deal to carry out inspections on the Norwegian firm’s landmark Mariner project in the North Sea.
Petrofac has scooped a deal to provide a range of training services for staff working on Statoil’s key projects in the North Sea.
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Statoil's UK managing director has revealed up 700 new North Sea jobs will be created in the operational phase of its flagship Mariner project.
Norwegian operator Statoil will be looking to recruit up to 40 workers in the "coming months" as work progresses on its flagship Mariner project on the UKCS.
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Statoil has revealed fresh footage of its Mariner B vessel as it arrived in Global Energy Group's Nigg Energy Park after completing a journey of more than 15,000 miles from a construction yard in South Korea.
Statoil has revealed fresh footage of the Mariner B Floating Storage Unit (FSU) arriving after its mammoth journey from South Korea.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil has been flexing its muscles in the North Sea this month with a number of big announcements.
New generation UK independent Siccar Point Energy, a joint venture owned by Blue Water Energy and funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners, has confirmed its acquisition of an 8.9% interest in the Greater Mariner Area from JX Nippon Exploration and Production (UK).
Statoil's aweseome Mariner B floating storage unit has set saidl on its 18,000 mile journey to the North Sea after leaving the Samsung construction yard in South Korea.
The prolonged slump in oil price has pushed investment in development of the UK North Sea significantly lower, threatening the viability of the industry.
Norwegian operator Statoil has held a naming ceremony for the Mariner B in South Korea.
A dipped offshore balance sheet has forced Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to shed 12,000 jobs.