A north-east well integrity specialist is finding strength in union.
Impairment charges of £265million from a “prolonged downturn and weaker outlook in the North Sea” have taken Prosafe to a heavy loss in the third quarter.
An industry body will warn there is “much more to be done” to prevent major leaks in the North Sea at an Aberdeen conference later.
Oil firm EnQuest has said it is working with suppliers on a range of options for restoring the Thistle platform to production.
It was the beginning of an exciting week when Greenpeace announced they had sent activists to the middle of the North Sea to climb the remains of Shell’s Brent platforms, brandishing signs of “clean up your mess”.
At the Offshore Decommissioning Conference which Oil and Gas UK co-hosts with Decom North Sea, OGUK will launch its flagship Decommissioning Insight report and highlight new supplementary guidelines which capture how fast the sector’s knowledge of project scopes has grown in recent years.
The number of North Sea projects approved so far this year is well below Oil and Gas Authority predictions, according to a leading analyst firm.
Westwood Global Energy reports that, as of October 29, there were four active exploration wells and four appraisal wells drilling in the UK.
Shell has received the green light to decommission its Goldeneye platform in the North Sea.
North Sea operators must reduce the almost 30-year window it takes to bring new discoveries to development, according to a new report.
A boss at Shell has insisted that leaving the huge concrete legs of the Brent platforms at sea was the “right thing to do”.
Maersk Drilling has won a £6.2 million contract with Serica Energy for a development well at the Columbus field in the central North Sea.
US operator Apache has announced its plans to have first production from its Storr project in the North Sea next month.
An investigation has been launched after a substance which can cause suffocation was found in an offshore diver’s breathing gas.
A north-east energy service firm has won a multi-million-pound deal to carry out construction work on a number of UK North Sea platforms and vessels operated by EnQuest.
The UK’s largest-producing oil field has once again been restarted after it was shut down for the second time in a month.
TechnipFMC has unveiled the new name for its engineering and construction business as the firm prepares to split into two separate entities.
The UK diving industry may need to reassess its reporting culture in light of a serious incident off the coast of Australia, according to a union boss.
A £69million investment has boosted production from a North Sea gas field.
Independent Oil and Gas has given the green light to the first phase of its flagship North Sea gas hub.
Vessel accommodation owner Prosafe has had its proposed takeover of Swedish rival Floatel blocked by Norway’s competition watchdog.
The oil and gas industry cannot afford to go into “reverse” on health and safety in the North Sea, a sector chief has warned.
A north-east oilfield technology firm has reached the promised land of commercialisation with its pioneering well-intervention device.
International energy logistics provider Peterson has strengthened its relationship with Premier Oil after securing a contract worth £20 million.
Oil traded higher after a surprise U.S. crude stockpile draw coupled with an outage at a key North Sea pipeline tempered weak economic data from Germany.