The chief executive of the OGA has said he is frustrated by companies “mucking around in commercial disputes” while a climate emergency is ongoing.
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A group of climate campaigners have received approval to take the UK Government to the High Court over its North Sea oil plans.
Energy giant BP has been fined £50,000 by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) over a North Sea licence breach.
Trade unions and climate campaigners have called for the creation of an “offshore training passport” to help workers move between the oil and gas and renewables sectors more easily.
The oil and gas industry’s failure to get to grips with poor treatment of suppliers has driven the regulator to devote a new “stewardship expectation” to the issue.
Industry chiefs welcomed the North Sea Transition Deal last night and vowed to work with government to deliver a “homegrown” leap to net zero.
The joint heads of a taskforce are “absolutely confident” the group’s work will help stimulate an imminent ramp-up in North Sea oil-well decommissioning activity.
Oilfield service (OFS) companies must decide now whether they are going to stick with hydrocarbons or pivot to low-carbon, a new report said.
Dana Petroleum, of Aberdeen, intends to withdraw from a North Sea gas project which had been earmarked for an investment decision in the near term, it can be revealed.
Spirit Energy will drill a new well in a bid to deliver more than 4.2 million additional barrels of oil equivalent from a southern North Sea field.
The head of disputes and sanctions at the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) isn’t in the business of giving companies nasty shocks.
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Leading voices from the world of industry will get to grips with the energy transition’s biggest questions at a free online event in one week’s time.
The boss of the UK North Sea’s biggest producer is confident national net-zero targets can be factored into the sector’s operations without large volumes of indigenous oil and gas being left stranded.
Offshore platform electrification will be the “main key technology” in reducing carbon emissions from oil and gas production, according to a senior academic.
In February I wrote about the challenges and opportunities of the energy transition, prompted by a speech by Oil and Gas Authority chairman Tim Eggar.
The UK North Sea oil industry may have reached its own Kodak moment, said Stuart Payne, a director at the sector’s regulator.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has started benchmarking North Sea operators on their flaring and venting levels in a crackdown on offshore emissions.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has appointed a BP and Chevron veteran is its new central North Sea area manager.
Decom North Sea (DNS) and the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) are “aligned” on the urgent need to stimulate decommissioning activity so that North Sea jobs can be saved.
The North Sea oil industry’s old guard is concerned that the sector’s regulator is “losing balance” as a result of its efforts to help government meet net-zero targets, a top boss has claimed.
Politicians and industry lobbyists are calling for the UK Government to help save hundreds, if not thousands, of threatened North Sea jobs by urgently tackling a “cashflow conundrum”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has hosted the first in a series of talks on using green power for Central North Sea platforms.
The drive to ensure the UK oil and gas sector is taking collective action to stimulate its own recovery will be thrown into focus in an industry webinar next week.
Oil and gas bosses have praised the industry’s “continuing efforts” after production efficiency on the UK Continental Shelf hit the Holy Grail of 80% last year.