An industry veteran believes recent events in the North Sea have served as “wake up call” as to the potential vulnerability of oil and gas assets.
Norway’s offshore watchdog has urged “increased vigilance” after unidentified drones were spotted near North Sea platforms.
Taqa’s share of the decommissioning bill for the Greater Brae Area (GBA) has increased by more than $350 million after a licence partner defaulted on its liability.
Serica Energy (LON: SQZ) has seen its profits surge 88-times over year-on-year amid a boost to new production.
International law firm Addleshaw Goddard has added another high-profile partner to its Corporate and Energy team in Aberdeen.
ONE-Dyas and its partners have approved a £450 million gas field in the North Sea which will be powered by wind energy.
The GMB Union has posed questions to Labour on its UK energy policy, including the message for thousands of offshore workers in Aberdeen and north-east England who would be impacted.
The Chancellor has pledged to repeal controversial changes to off-payroll working laws in a bid to boost the labour market.
A veteran of BG Group and Aker Solutions has been named as the new general manager of Decom Engineering in Aberdeen.
Danish drilling rig operator, Maersk Drilling has secured a four-well contract in Denmark worth £30 million with Ineos.
An abrupt management shakeup at CHC has raised questions over turbulence at the North Sea helicopter operator.
Longboat Energy (LON: LBE) has struck a deal to secure a rig, opening the door for the spudding of a North Sea exploration well.
Jersey Oil and Gas is making “great progress” in its quest to find a partner for the Greater Buchan Area (GBA) redevelopment.
Prosafe (OLSO: PRS) has landed its first extension worth $3.5m (£3.1m) with BP to support development of the Seagull field in the UK North Sea.
A shortage of skilled workers is already costing the UK dear as various industries try in vain to attract staff.
A new dawn for North Sea could be imminent with long-awaited details about the UK’s climate compatibility checkpoint expected shortly.
Prime Minister Liz Truss has been accused of “climate denial” for her plans to issue more than 100 fresh oil and gas permits.
A pair of leading European offshore wind developers have unveiled plans to support North Sea oil and gas decarbonisation.
Katoni Engineering has signed a three-year contract with Dana Petroleum, which includes a focus on cutting emissions and reaching net zero on its North Sea assets.
After three years away, Dolphin Drilling has today returned to the capital markets, with a view to a public listing at the end of next month.
Stork has written to its employees that engaged in wildcat North Sea strikes last week to express the company’s “disappointment” in their actions.
Longboat Energy (LON: LBE) has announced that the Copernicus exploration well offshore Norway has been plugged and abandoned after coming up dry.
Aberdeen’s oil and gas chaplain has paid a poignant tribute to the Queen, reflecting on his own time serving Her Majesty and her care for those working offshore.
An unnamed “oil and gas major” has struck a £32 million deal to acquire the controlling stake in West of Shetland operator Corallian Energy.