One of the longest-running assets in the UK North Sea is today marking 40 years since it first started up production.
A Scottish decommissioning company has announced the acquisition of Glasgow-based engineering firm.
Petrofac and Halliburton have joined in a pact with fledgling explorer Seapulse and Maersk Drilling on UK North Sea wells next year.
A tribunal has ruled against Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) in a £5million decision on its North Sea emissions.
More than a dozen job losses are expected to hit the workforce of a Halliburton company in the north-east.
John F Kennedy once said: “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
Norwegian energy major Equinor has started up production from its 2 million barrel Barnacle field in the UK North Sea.
A preliminary hearing for a fatal accident inquiry into a helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 is due to begin in January, the Crown Office has confirmed.
Lower dayrates and fewer revenue-earning days saw profits drop by more than 90% at Diamond Offshore’s UK business.
The Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
Tensions over new tax changes to offshore contractors arose yesterday as Cnooc International became one of the first North Sea firms to roll out its new off-payroll working rules.
A fledgling plug and abandonment firm which recently received a £66 million investment has said it “expected” its £2.7m loss.
During my recent interview with David Clark, global energy director at Lloyd’s Register (LR), one adjective cropped up repeatedly – “encouraging”.
Shell has won a court order preventing environmentalists from boarding unmanned North Sea installations.
Energy giant BP has confirmed it is studying the potential to power North Sea platforms with green electricity in a bid to cut carbon emissions.
BP expects to make a “properly assessed decision” next year on whether to keep exporting oil to Shetland’s Sullom Voe terminal.
BP’s North Sea boss has said Greenpeace activists told him they targeted the company because they believed BP “can actually make a difference” on climate change.
Neptune Energy and partners have dished out drilling services contracts worth £30.8 million for its 50 million barrel Seagull project in the UK North Sea.
Serica Energy’s boss has said the gains squeezed by his team from North Sea fields acquired a year ago show smaller companies can be more efficient.
Shares in Hurricane Energy slid on Monday despite the company confirming oil at a field west of Shetland.
KCA Deutag has won a multi-million pound deal for work on three offshore platforms in the UK North Sea.
Spirit Energy struck gas at its Andromeda North well in the southern North Sea, but the discovery was “at the lower end of expectations.”
Exploration activity in the UK North Sea has picked up substantially since last year, but the success rate has “fallen off a cliff”, an analyst has said.
North Sea oil and gas minnow Ping Petroleum could soon be under new ownership, it is understood.
Serica Energy has picked helicopter operator Babcock Offshore to fly its crew to the Bruce field in the North Sea.