Cairn Energy’s boss said today that the company was “in control of its own destiny” and would aim to capitalise on opportunities to beef up its portfolio, including in the North Sea.
Oil and Gas UK has rebuked claims in a new report from a coalition of climate action groups as being “misleading”.
More than 80% of UK oil and gas workers are considering leaving the industry, according to a new report from climate action groups.
Equinor has made a North Sea oil and gas discovery that could hold up to as much as 38 million barrels of oil equivalent.
Jersey Oil and Gas said today that a new, fixed platform would be its preferred option for developing its flagship Greater Buchan Area (GBA) in the North Sea.
UK offshore exploration drilling is on course to slump this year to its lowest level since companies starting scouring the North Sea for oil in the mid-1960s.
Sir Ian Wood has said diversifying into areas out of oil and gas is “absolutely what companies should be doing”.
Netherlands-based Wintershall Noordzee has completed the third development well at the Sillimanite field in the southern North Sea.
The north-east oil and gas sector’s approach to energy transition is being accelerated by the Covid-19 crisis, according to the chairman of Scottish commercial law firm Burness Paull.
Premier Oil is seeking another price cut for the North Sea assets it is buying from BP, according to a news report.
It's thought a new air and surface decontamination system could be used to minimise the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak offshore.
The head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) hopes a government sector deal for the North Sea will be agreed by the end of the year.
The blowout on the Ocean Odyssey exploration rig in 1988 is often overshadowed by Piper Alpha but is a significant event in oil & gas history.Derek Beddows, Archer Knight’s Director of Diving and Safety Services, recalls his time as part of the response, and the pioneering work which went into capping the well, 32 years ago this week.
Archer has clinched a four-year contract extension worth up to £78.6 million to provide Apache's UK North Sea business with platform drilling operations and maintenance services.
Private-equity-backed Neptune Energy has kicked off the subsea construction phase of its Covid-delayed Seagull project offshore UK.
BP has said it "will not rule out further exploration at all" in the North Sea, despite a pledge to cut global oil production by 40% within the decade.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has defended the BP – Aberdeen net zero partnership against a claim it may be a “PR coup”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has appointed a BP and Chevron veteran is its new central North Sea area manager.
ExxonMobil's UK North Sea assets have attracted suitors from state-owned companies to private equity-backed firms as the US oil giant seeks to exit the aging region altogether, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Bosses at Longboat Energy said today they were making “good progress on several fronts” in their quest to complete a maiden acquisition for the London-listed firm.
The energy transition is an “enormous opportunity for lawyers”, according to the managing counsel for BP North Sea.
Scrapping of offshore oil rigs needs to be significantly ramped up in order to end the “bankruptcy nightmare” of their owners, according to Bassoe Offshore.
Green energy produced by UK and Dutch North Sea wind farms could soon be fed into both countries domestic systems as part of efforts to hit net zero carbon goals.
Ineos has set a firm date of May 27, 2021 for the rescheduled shutdown of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS).
Premier Oil has handed in decommissioning plans for its Balmoral field after deciding to end production early.