Two oil and gas sector specialists from an Aberdeen law firm have released a book on what they call the “radical” approach the UK has taken with its maximising economic recovery regime.
Oil and Gas Authority (OGA)
More than five years ago and always over coffee, (outgoing) CEO of the former Oil & Gas Authority (now North Sea Transition Authority), Andy Samuel and I enjoyed a number of informal exchanges about the future potential role of the UK Continental Shelf in the Great Energy Transition.
Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) will host key operators and the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) at an upcoming event examining how the North Sea can reduce emissions through the electrification of offshore platforms.
April Fools’ Day is nearly here but jokes and pranks will be far from people’s minds.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has made a rebrand to the North Sea Transition Authority - here's the industry reaction to the move.
The North Sea regulator, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has become the latest industry institution to rebrand in a shift towards cleaner energies.
On the 24th February, the first of many Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine. And as Brian Wilson noted last week, some uncomfortable realities have kicked in here and across Europe.
The UK government is considering changing incoming rules on climate checkpoints that govern the award of new permits for North Sea oil and gas fields.
Boris Johnson has hosted the leaders of the UK oil and gas industry at Downing Street to discuss how to achieve “greater energy independence” for Britain.
Scottish Green party co-leader Patrick Harvie has said the war in Ukraine must not be used to justify increased production of fossil fuels from the North Sea.
Flaring in the UK North Sea fell by 19% in 2021, building on a 22% decrease the previous year, new analysis shows.
Taqa is preparing a lucrative contract for work on one of its major North Sea decommissioning campaigns.
Climate Change Committee chief executive Chris Stark said the industry and regulator the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) could do more, sooner to reduce emissions if North Sea production is to continue.
Anasuria Hibiscus and partner NEO Energy are moving forward with plans for the Teal West project in the UK North Sea on an “accelerated schedule”.
While the future of the Cambo project remains on hold, Siccar Point Energy’s intentions for the scheme could soon become clearer.
Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) chairman Tim Eggar has added his name to the list of those opposed to a windfall tax on North Sea companies.
Analysis by consultancy Xodus Group suggests £3.5-5 billion in capital expenditure will be needed to realise the electrification projects required to lower offshore emissions under the UK’s North Sea Transition Deal (NSTD).
The UK's only two shale wells are to be abandoned, ending more than a decade of controversy over fracking in this country.
In January the High Court comprehensively rejected arguments brought by three environmental campaigners under the banner “Paid to Pollute” against the OGA Strategy.
The decision by Oil & Gas UK to broaden its remit and change its name name to reflect the UK’s intended shift to low carbon energy pretty much across the board comes as no surprise.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has confirmed its chief executive will step down at the end of the year.
Orcadian Energy is “looking at around about $900 million to get to first oil” for the Pilot field in the central North Sea.
North Sea operator Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has brought the supply chain up to speed on a raft of its projects.
Climate campaigners have questioned the decision to green light a North Sea oil and gas field that they claim will provide “little to no benefit” to the UK.
A trio of high-profile losses is unlikely to stem “concerted attempts” by protestors to challenge the North Sea oil industry in court.