The North Sea is one of just a handful of regions “falling behind” as offshore oil and gas investment returns to pre-pandemic levels around the world.
Neptune Energy has confirmed a marked increase in production from its operated Gjoa platform.
I’m a little bemused. Inevitably the ScotWind lease awards were going to trigger all sorts of claims about how the Scottish offshore wind supply chain will gain from this huge project, but nobody seems prepared to explain exactly how this will happen given that we don’t actually have a supply chain of any note particularly when it comes to the high value hardware.
UK energy prices will be “vulnerable” to the impacts of Russia’s threatened invasion of Ukraine, trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has warned.
IOG said it is working closely with Bacton Terminal operator Perenco to deal with “frustrating” slow progress towards delivering first gas from its Saturn Banks project.
Offshore Helicopter Services, the new name for the former Babcock Aberdeen business, has landed a new North Sea contract with Well-Safe Solutions.
SSE Thermal and Equinor have formally submitted two low-carbon projects into a competition for UK Government funding.
The first candidates have been selected for X-Academy, a new training initiative backed by Sir Ian Wood and BP.
Private equity took a keen interest in the UK North Sea in 2021, with £2.4 billion worth of deals for the country’s oil and gas industry.
CHC has told competition authorities that its takeover target of Babcock Aviation is “not a particularly serious competitive threat” to the company.
Shell is back in talks with the UK’s offshore regulator over plans to develop the Jackdaw gas condensate field.
Ithaca Energy has received a green light from the UK Government to proceed with its Abigail project in the North Sea.
Oil and gas giant BP (LSE: BP) has handed out a contract for work on a key North Sea carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.
The biggest North Sea majors are set to invest more in the region’s wind power in the coming years than in its oil and gas.
Spirit Energy is tentatively targeting a second quarter sailaway for the Hummingbird Spirit FPSO in the North Sea.
One of the big winners in the ScotWind leasing process already has its sights on securing future offshore wind opportunities.
They were more accustomed to the green baize of snooker than the black oil extracted from the North Sea on giant oil platforms.
Norway has dished out 53 licences in its latest round of awards for oil and gas exploration.
A High Court has thrown out a legal challenge claiming that the UK Government had acted unlawfully in its support for North Sea oil and gas.
A leading union has appealed to the Scottish Government over the introduction of mandatory vaccinations by a North Sea operator.
‘It is a considerable opportunity for Aberdeen’ – AREG chief on ‘hugely significant’ ScotWind results
ScotWind will unlock a raft of “fantastic opportunities” for the north-east of Scotland the head of a local energy transition organisation has predicted.
A project pipeline of more than 50 years in offshore wind could be secured thanks to the ScotWind seabed auction, according to a northern port.
Hurricane Energy (LSE: HUR) says no production issues have arisen at Lancaster despite it falling below the ‘bubble point’ last month.
There remains no removal plan in place for an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth which has become a dangerous playground for thrill-seekers.
Former oil worker, climate activist and local artist John Bolland will explore the parallels between the current climate emergency and the Piper Alpha disaster in his new multimedia theatre production.