First gas has been achieved at the Tolmount East project in the UK North Sea operated by Harbour Energy (LON: HBR).
Harbour Energy, the North Sea's largest producer, has said start-up is "underway " at its new Tolmount East project.
Harbour Energy (LON: HBR) has completed drilling of the Tolmount East project ahead of first gas expected later this year.
Meanwhile, Tolmount East first gas is expected by year-end.
In its 2022 full-year results the Korea National Oil Corporation-backed operator also gave updates on the Tolmount East project, and how much it paid under the UK Government's windfall tax.
Updates were given on Talbot, Leverett, Tolmount East, Earn and Jocelyn South.
Harbour Energy (LON:HBR) reported strong nine-month performance in 2022 as production rose by more than a quarter, but again took aim at the impact of the UK’s windfall tax measures.
A detailed timeline of the events that delayed the start-up of Harbour Energy’s (LON:HBR) Tolmount gas field has been published.
The UK will lead the way on the number of major subsea projects coming globally over the next five years, according to new analysis.
Production is underway at Harbour Energy’s Tolmount field, a source close to the company has confirmed.
Harbour Energy has outlined a clutch of projects expected to get underway in the North Sea this year, including new wells at the J-Area and Catcher field.
Dana Petroleum took a £45 million write down after its shock exit from the Platypus development in the North Sea.
The government will reportedly aim to fast-track approvals of key oil and gas fields this year, as the Chancellor pushes for continued North Sea investment.
North Sea operator Harbour Energy expects the start-up of its delayed Tolmount project in Q1 2022 and downgrades field reserves, as it lays out plans for a £150million annual dividend policy.
North Sea engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract awards are anticipated to total more than $4 billion (£2.8bn) in 2021.
Harbour Energy has confirmed that its Tolmount development is on course to start up production at the end of next month.
A fire on board and other equipment failures cut production at the Premier Oil Catcher FPSO by nearly a quarter last year.
Experts from EY, Wood Mackenzie and NorthStone Advisers say setting renewable energy targets will be high on oil and gas firms' agendas.
Premier Oil has pushed back the timeline for sanctioning its Tolmount East development in the North Sea.
Premier Oil is in "final negotiations" with contractors ahead of an investment decision being made on the proposed Tolmount East development.
The boss of Premier Oil has said he is "delighted" with a commercial discovery at the firm's Tolmount East well in the Southern North Sea.
Premier Oil has started drilling an appraisal well at its Tolmount East discovery in the Southern North Sea.