Netherlands-headquartered independent ONE-Dyas has submitted plans to decommission three platforms at the Sean area in the North Sea.
UK regulators have told Shell to provide more detail on the thinking behind its Jackdaw field development plans.
Corallian Energy attempted and failed to sell Shell and One-Dyas the “Jackdaw South” prospect ahead of the main development being sanctioned later this year.
Tanzania-focused Solo Oil has become Scirocco Energy, and with the change of name a newfound focus on the energy transition in the European market.
Shell has delivered new seismic data on the Pensacola prospect in the North Sea, with partner Deltic Energy claiming it is “highly analogous” to a discovery which struck oil last year.
Hague and London Oil (Halo) has moved a step closer to completing its acquisition of stakes in a southern North Sea project after receiving UK regulatory approval.
Spirit Energy said today that it would take up the reins as operator of a southern North Sea discovery.
Dutch firm One-Dyas has confirmed an oil discovery with its Ossian-Darach well in the southern North Sea.
China’s CNOOC Ltd has signed up to explore two blocks in Gabon, the 11th contract signed since the country brought in its new hydrocarbon code.
Solo Oil has announced a transformational deal in the Netherlands and is changing its name to Scirocco Energy.
At the end of September there were three active exploration wells and four appraisal wells being drilled in the UK, according to Westwood Global Energy. Two E&A wells were spudded and three were completed during September.
Hague and London Oil (Halo) has struck a deal to buy stakes in several Dutch and UK North Sea assets from One-Dyas for £7.8 million.
The UK North Sea’s maturity is a double-edged sword when it comes to exploration, an analyst has said.