The UK North Sea is likely heading for tighter supply of oil rigs as a flurry of deferred drilling contracts for next year come through, according to new analysis.
A new report has examined how ageing North Sea infrastructure could be repurposed for wind-powered hydrogen production.
Some of the North Sea oil and gas industry’s biggest players, including Neptune Energy, BP and TotalEnergies, are in the running to pick up a gong at the OGUK Awards.
Ithaca Energy’s oil find at Fotla has been described as a “ray of light” for UK exploration, in what has otherwise been a tough year.
Spirit Energy has decided it will finally decommission the Chestnut field in the North Sea, more than a decade after it was first expected to be shut in.
The owners of Spirit Energy will put the exploration and production company’s Norwegian business up for sale separately.
Spirit Energy has found more gas at Grove, "significantly" extending the life of the southern North Sea field.
Ithaca Energy has started drilling work at its Fotla project in hopes of boosting barrels via its Alba field.
Utilities firm Centrica said today that it was simplifying the sales process for its upstream exploration and production (E&P) business, Spirit Energy.
NEO Energy has said it has “rapidly expanded” since the oil price crash brought it down to losses in its first full year of trading.
Troubled operator Hurricane Energy has announced the completion of decommissioning work to its Lincoln well, which it once hoped to develop, in the west of Shetland.
Troubled UK oil firm Hurricane Energy said today that the Stena Don rig is now on hire to plug and abandon the Lincoln well, which it once hoped to develop, west of Shetland.
Longboat Energy said today it had succeeded in raising £35 million through a share placement and confirmed farm-in agreements with Equinor and Spirit Energy.
The Pioneering Spirit vessel has removed the DP3 gas production topsides from Spirit Energy’s Morecambe Bay development in the East Irish Sea.
North Sea oil and gas operators have helped to develop a new platform for streamlining the tendering process.
Maersk Drilling has secured a multi-million contract with Ineos Oil & Gas UK for work in the North Sea.
Higher oil and gas prices, tax refunds and “tight cost control” helped Neptune Energy overcome a drop in production to lift its profits by two-thirds in the first quarter.
Oil and gas firms Neptune Energy and Spirit Energy have patched up their differences over the Pegasus West discovery in the southern North Sea.
Spirit Energy has achieved first gas on a project to extend the life of the York field in the North Sea.
Rig contractor Awilco said today it would drill an exploration well in the UK North Sea for Ithaca Energy.
The world’s largest construction vessel, Pioneering Spirit, completed a large-scale operation in the Firth of Forth on the weekend.
Bosses at Plexus said today they were projecting higher revenues in the second half of the wellhead technology firm’s financial year on the back of a deal with Spirit Energy.
Hurricane Energy today dashed hopes that it could boost production from its Lancaster field, west of Shetland, with a new well in 2021.
Transparency in reporting is producing results, with most operators showing year on year improvements towards gender balance. We encourage all employers to publish their data without delay, and use it to drive their action plans. With metrics like the median pay gap (-3% to 46%), percentage of women at the top (5% to 35%) and percentage of women overall (11% to 41%) varying massively between organisations, it’s clear balance is attainable within our industry but it takes sustained determination at all levels of leadership.
Utilities firm Centrica confirmed today that its "intention remains" to sell its 69% shareholding in exploration from production firm Spirit Energy.