With a UK election looming, how important is the wider sustainability and net zero agenda to the UK electorate?
Detailed appraisal well testing can provide significant benefits for the de-risking and development of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects.
Three-quarters of Scottish people back domestic North Sea production according to new polling ahead of a political showdown in Aberdeen tonight.
Tributes have been paid on the first anniversary of the incident today, which took place 100 miles off Aberdeen.
A total of 24 companies have been offered oil and gas licences in Norway from the APA 2023 round.
Carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) is recognised as one of the pivotal enabling processes in the global transition towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieving 2050 net-zero targets.
Given the wealth of stakeholders with a vested interest in decarbonising the North Sea, getting any number of them together at any one time is a tough ask.
An exodus of oil rigs means the North Sea market is expected to “tighten considerably” over the next two years, according to new analysis.
‘Angst’ as new HSE data finds 36% of UK offshore workers now above 100kg maximum weight threshold.
It takes time to settle into a new environment and adapt to new people, new surroundings.
A swath of Norway’s offshore gas discoveries risk remaining untapped due to challenges ranging from complex reservoirs to costs of production.
A pair of North Sea riggers have taken time from life offshore for a James Bond superspy adventure.
More than half of Scottish fishing grounds could be lost by 2050 as offshore renewables ramp up, the leading industry body has warned.
TAQA (ADX: TAQA) intends to cease production from all of its UK North Sea platforms by the end of 2027.
The global decommissioning landscape within the energy sector has evolved in recent years. Driven by increased decommissioning activity worldwide, heightened environmental awareness, and a desire to reduce costs, there is a growing willingness among operators to engage the supply chain in the decommissioning process earlier and more comprehensively than ever before.
North Sea operators have raised “serious concerns” over a new plan from the NSTA regulator, warning that shutdown of UK platforms could be “dramatically accelerated”.
Shell (LON: SHEL) has threatened Greenpeace with a multi-million-dollar lawsuit over a protest held on one of its UK North Sea assets this year.
The decommissioning sector is facing a myriad of challenges including inflationary pressures, skills shortages and a lack of project visibility according to Decom Mission, the Aberdeen-based trade body representing the industry.
The CEO of Bristow (NYSE: VTOL) has criticised “significant delays” for spare parts for S-92 helicopters, stifling the firm’s global growth.
Apache decided to suspend North Sea drilling this year over the windfall tax.
While Rishi Sunak sets out plans to maximise oil and gas, north-east community groups and campaigners in the north-east are keen to make sure there is life after fossil fuels for the region.
As well as potentially violating international law, officials advised Sunak's office that increasing North Sea extraction would increase carbon emissions.
The UK Government plans to award North Sea oil and gas licences every year in new legislation being announced this week.
Shell (LON: SHEL) expects to receive approval for its plans to decommission the legs of the Brent oilfield in 2024, a spokesperson has told Energy Voice.