Calls are being made for the UK Government to disclose information about the “environmental harm” of a contentious North Sea oilfield.
A host of North Sea environmental statements (ES), lodged between April and August, are still to be rubber stamped, with some expected to receive sign off before the year is out.
Fresh questions have risen on whether Shell will be allowed to leave the huge legs of the Brent field in the North Sea.
The former Scottish energy minister has called for the NSTA to be the “lead body” in a regulatory clear up for the North Sea.
The UK’s first ever Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) licensing round is just a week away, mooted by the regulator to “kickstart the next phase of this great industry”.
Activists will hold “emergency rallies” in London and Edinburgh in protest to the regulatory approval of the Shell Jackdaw field.
Approval of the Shell Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea is now “imminent”, according to a newspaper report.
Proposals to decommission the Foinaven floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel have been approved by government.
Shell has unveiled new plans in a bid to get its rejected Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea back on track.
A decision is finally on the way for whether Shell will be allowed to leave the giant platform legs of the Brent field in the North Sea forever.
Concerns have been raised for the UK coastline after a 500-barrel oil spill into the East Irish Sea from a pipeline operated by Eni.
UK governing body Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning (OPRED) has announced the appointment of its chief executive.
Having resolved issues with partner Neptune Energy, Spirit Energy has handed in an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for proposed new drilling at the Pegasus West discovery.
TotalEnergies E&P UK (TEPUK) has handed in an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for proposed new drilling at the Alwyn Area – a key step en route to regulatory approval.
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.
The top job at the environmental and decommissioning activity regulator for the UK offshore oil industry is up for grabs.
Shirley Allen, partner at Pinsent Masons, takes a look at the legal questions surrounding decommissioning and repurposing of North Sea assets.
Industry leaders reflected on a year spent “facing a common enemy” during the closing session of the Oil and Gas UK HSE conference.
New changes for decommissioning tax rules will help end “areas of dispute” between the industry and UK government, according to a leading expert.
Regulators have given oil and gas firm Tailwind Energy the green light to press ahead with its Evelyn project in the UK North Sea.
More than 40 North Sea fields represent a “lost opportunity” for the industry to learn shared decommissioning lessons, according to OPRED.
A tribunal has ruled against Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) in a £5million decision on its North Sea emissions.
Nearly £1 billion worth of security has been squirreled away to protect UK taxpayers from being slapped with excessive decommissioning bills, a UK Government official said.
North Sea operator CNR International has been handed an enforcement notice over an oil spill.