Integrated decommissioning firm Fairfield Decom has confirmed it has ceased trading with immediate effect.
Oil and Gas Authority (OGA)
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.
Campaigners have brought a legal challenge to the UK Government for supporting plans they claim are “unlawful” for North Sea oil and gas production.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has forecast that the number of suspended wells in the UK North Sea will surge beyond 1,550 within five years.
The North Sea could face higher decommissioning costs if it doesn’t change its ways of working, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has warned as it sets out its new strategy.
A raft of North Sea decommissioning contracts are on the way from operators including Harbour Energy, Eni, CNOOC, Taqa and more.
Shirley Allen, partner at Pinsent Masons, takes a look at the legal questions surrounding decommissioning and repurposing of North Sea assets.
Flaring in the North Sea fell by 22% in 2020 as production facilities cut the overall volume to 33 billion cubic feet (bcf).
The UK oil and gas sector has announced a move to address a “gap” in investor expectations for climate-related reporting.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has opened an investigation into a possible licence breach.
The Oil and Gas Authority’s revised strategy, which puts a range of net zero obligations on the sector, has come into force.
A Greenpeace investigation has named the five worst firms for flaring and venting in the UK North Sea, emitting nearly 20million tonnes of CO2 equivalent between 2015-2019.
Premier Oil has pushed back the timeline for sanctioning its Tolmount East development in the North Sea.
West of Shetland operators are working with “serious intent” to get huge new oil projects “to a net zero outcome”, according to the head of a major clean energy scheme on the islands.
A long-awaited UK Government paper into oil and gas decommissioning lacks clarity on certain key areas, a trade body has said.
An Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) press officer “Beat the Chasers” on last night's show to win £40,000.
Spirit Energy has set out an April target for first gas for its York life extension project.
Oil industry stalwart Gunther Newcombe has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
New figures have revealed that some North Sea operators have put off decommissioning oil and gas wells for more than 50 years.