The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) says the UK upstream oil and gas industry “must go much further and faster” in its drive to cut emissions.
Oil and Gas Authority (OGA)
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has granted Harbour Energy (LON:HBR) a carbon capture and storage (CCS) licence for its V Net Zero project in the Humber.
Activist group Greenpeace has lost its court battle to block production from the Ithaca Energy and BP Vorlich oilfield in the North Sea.
Increasing pressure is being put on upstream operators to decarbonise their operations, from investors, the regulator and the wider public. But while North Sea energy companies are moving to cut emissions, they still have challenging assets on their hands.
A new initiative aimed at accelerating the pace at which plug and abandonment (P&A) technology is qualified and commercialised has been launched.
A senior oil and gas figure has warned the industry that its social license to operate is “barely holding out”.
The industry regulator has launched a £1 million competition to help decarbonise offshore oil and gas production.
As the UK finds itself in the midst of a gas crisis, stark figures have shown that North Sea production could be on course to wrap up by the end of the decade.
Jersey Oil and Gas has said area plans to electrify central North Sea platforms are "building momentum".
Tributes are being paid to Eric Marston, chief operating officer of Ancala Midstream, who has died aged 56 following a Covid-19 diagnosis.
The Cambo furore comes at a time when the UK faces tough decisions about how to meet its energy needs and attract investment whilst burnishing its environmental credentials ahead of COP26 in Glasgow in November.
Industry regulator the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced the appointments of three new members to its board.
Decommissioning offers an “exciting” growth area for oil and gas at a time when much of the industry is in decline, according to a leading market analyst.
Greenpeace is launching a court challenge against the UK Government, Ithaca Energy and BP over permits for a North Sea oilfield.
A massive revamped OGA data platform is being launched to “unlock” new opportunities in CCS, hydrogen and “environmentally sustainable” oil and gas projects in the North Sea.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has opened an investigation into a possible breach of flare consent, contrary to the requirements of the licence.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched its third sanctions investigation on North Sea companies of this year.
Integrated decommissioning firm Fairfield Decom has confirmed it has ceased trading with immediate effect.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) was established in 2015 to maximise economic recovery (MER) from the North Sea. Five years later, it launched its net zero strategy.
A new group has been launched in order to unlock co-location opportunities for offshore wind and carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS).
The cost of decommissioning in the North Sea has fallen to £46billion, however the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has warned that a “slowdown” means its target could be missed.
Collaborating on the collection and use of data is a “challenging” but “necessary” step for the energy sector to reach net zero, an industry event has heard.
North Sea operators have handed back up to 1.1 billion recoverable barrels of oil from UK fields, according to data released by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has opened an investigation and is threatening sanctions over a commercial dispute which saw North Sea firms failing to collaborate.
A 20,000-tonne “eyesore” on the Cromarty Firth of more than 12 years is finally being removed as the huge Hutton platform legs are being taken to shore.