An offshore union has called for a “robust inspection regime” to be imposed after more than 100 workers were evacuated from a North Sea platform over structural concerns.
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Aker Solutions has warned that revenue and earnings are expected to dip next year as it fights for work in a “very competitive market”.
Oilfield services firm Expro has found a new chief financial officer in an executive who was “critical” in helping US firm Tidewater emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s lawyer slammed New York’s securities-fraud case as the trial opened, saying the state “twisted” reality by conflating two internal metrics the company uses to account for the financial impact of climate change on its business.
The Government's plan to establish the UK shale gas industry through the controversial process of fracking is taking longer than expected, a new report has said.
EnQuest has confirmed that the crew of a North Sea platform that was evacuated yesterday are now being flown ashore.
A union boss has called on operator EnQuest to be transparent about any structural issues with its Thistle platform in the North Sea.
Offshore services firm Bilfinger Salamis has made two appointments to oversee plans to double the size of its UK inspection business.
First oil from Equinor’s giant Johan Sverdrup field is to be shipped to China, the Norwegian operator has announced.
Pre-tax earnings at Halliburton were nearly halved in the first nine months of 2019 amid asset impairments and write-downs of its Venezuelan investments.
Germany’s environment ministry has said a “compromise” on Shell’s Brent decommissioning plans may be possible but leaving any oil remains is “not acceptable”.
Heavy impairment charges led Schlumberger to a loss of £9.3billion before tax in its third quarter results.
A rule placing liability on operators for any post-decommissioning incidents could be a “key part” of the Shell Brent debate, according to a petroleum economist.
Climate concerns could prompt more investors to move their money to ethical funds which support the positive changes they want to see, a survey suggests.
As someone with a keen interest in decommissioning decision making, I have followed the Brent decommissioning saga with that same keen interest.
President Donald Trump prompted a bout of head-scratching when he said the U.S. had control of the Middle East’s oil.
A lightning strike in Aberdeenshire caused the temporary shutdown of a major North Sea pipeline today.
Germany has said a special meeting on Shell’s Brent decommissioning plans will be the “litmus test” for a convention to protect Europe’s marine environment.
A unit of Delek Group Ltd. is seeking alternative means of financing to complete its $2 billion acquisition of some of Chevron Corp.’s North Sea oil and gas assets after initial funding arrangements hit stumbling blocks, according to people familiar with the matter.
Helicopter operator Babcock has said “continued commercial pressures” saw its UK offshore oil and gas business swing to a loss last year.
SBM Offshore has completed financing of $1.14billion (£886m) to pay for the vessel which will serve ExxonMobil’s giant Liza field off Guyana.
Shell has been dealt with a safety notice after failing to properly ensure workers would be protected during an emergency on a North Sea platform.
The leader of RMT’s offshore branch believes it will continue to operate for at least another 30 years but must accept “change is coming”.
The oil and gas industry currently finds itself in a situation which is far from comfortable.
Production has been resumed at the largest-producing oil field in the UK following a shut down.