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.
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”.
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.
Kinder Morgan’s Elba LNG plant is finally starting up, with one train producing and two more on the way.
A new research project looking to determine the effect of oil and gas and renewable energy structures in the North Sea has been kicked into high gear amid growing tensions between energy supermajors and climate groups.
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.
Climate activist group Greenpeace has halted its protest action at a Shell North Sea field, leaving a graffiti slogan on the Brent Bravo platform.
Greenpeace said last night that protestors would occupy two North Sea oil platforms for “as long as needed” to get their message across.
An academic has asked whether removing concrete structures within Shell’s Brent platform legs is the right thing to do as such an operation would include risk to life.
Shell submitted plans in 2017 to leave the giant legs of three of its four Brent platforms and some other infrastructure in the North Sea.
Greenpeace has announced it is carrying out “peaceful protests” at Shell’s Brent field in the UK North Sea.
The Dutch government has protested Shell’s decommissioning plans for the Brent field ahead of a key meeting next week.
Oil giant Shell has announced plans to offset carbon emission from fuel at a number of its UK petrol stations.
Part of the team behind the heavy lift operations to remove Shell’s iconic Brent platforms are setting up their own decommissioning business.
Nigeria is seeking to recover as much as $62billion (£50.6bn) from international oil companies, using a 2018 Supreme Court ruling the state says enables it to increase its share of income from production-sharing contracts.
Norway’s Northern Lights carbon capture project took a major step forward recently when various partners signed memoranda of understanding with seven European companies to develop value chains in CCS.
Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden used his speech at the Oil & Money event in London to call for greater collaboration between industry sectors.
Climate activists halted an awards ceremony involving the chief executives of oil majors BP and Shell at a major industry conference last night.
Exxon Mobil Corp. has hired investment bank Jefferies Financial Group Inc. as it considers options including a sale of its UK North Sea assets, according to people familiar with the matter.
A cut-throat market slashed into profit as oil major Shell forayed into the energy supply market last year, the company has revealed.
A number of arts organisations will continue to receive support from oil giants, after the National Theatre split with Shell declaring fears of "catastrophic environmental collapse".
The National Theatre has split with oil company Shell after declaring a climate emergency.
Shell has named the winning UK start-up firm in its New Energy Challenge 2019.
Energy service firm Subsea 7 has won a contract worth tens of millions of pounds for Shell’s Pierce depressurisation project in the UK North Sea.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has ended its investigation of Eni over the OPL 245 affair and Algeria, the Italian company has said, without taking any further action.