Shell (LON: SHEL) has played down the chances of Jackdaw being hampered by a legal challenge from the environmental group Greenpeace.
Experts have said the UK North Sea is the “highest risk” location in the world for legal disputes to erupt in the oil and gas sector.
Greenpeace said its position on the controversial Cambo field “hasn’t changed” and that it still intends to pursue legal action if development goes ahead, as partner Shell looks to offload its stakes in the project.
Ithaca Energy will end its gas sales agreement with Gazprom’s trading arm at the end of Q3 this year, covering a share of offtake from the Vorlich field.
A trio of high-profile losses is unlikely to stem “concerted attempts” by protestors to challenge the North Sea oil industry in court.
Activist group Greenpeace has lost its court battle to block production from the Ithaca Energy and BP Vorlich oilfield in the North Sea.
With COP26 approaching, amid reports that police are preparing for major civic disruption, there are also plans that the Scottish criminal courts may be opened for extra sessions to deal with a potentially high number of arrests during the conference.
A Greenpeace challenge to the UK Government over a decision to allow BP to drill for oil in the North Sea is "largely procedural and opportunistic", a court has heard.
Environmental campaigners were "substantially prejudiced" by the UK Government's failure to follow procedures for publicising an oil company's application for drilling consent, a court has heard.
Greenpeace is launching a court challenge against the UK Government, Ithaca Energy and BP over permits for a North Sea oilfield.
Energy giant BP has been fined £50,000 by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) over a North Sea licence breach.
Police Scotland has been offered use of an idle oil rig in order to train against a recent wave of protests in the North Sea.
Oil giant BP’s quest to transition away from fossil fuels and become a net-zero emitter by 2050 has left it caught in a “conundrum”, analysts said yesterday.
BP fell to pre-tax losses of £18 billion in 2020 as the energy giant’s balance sheet creaked under the weight of lower oil and gas prices.
First oil from a North Sea field has been hailed as an encouraging sign that the basin remains attractive.
A £200 million North Sea project that environmental activists repeatedly tried to thwart has delivered first oil.
Greenpeace has failed in its legal move against government approval of a BP oil field in the North Sea.
Ithaca Energy plans to shed a quarter of its onshore workforce after sinking to a £944m pre-tax loss amid the "historic collapse" of oil and gas prices.
Climate activist group Greenpeace has a “good chance” of challenging BP’s North Sea permit for the Vorlich field, according to the organisation’s director.
Impairments led North Sea operator Ithaca Energy to a £111.4m pre-tax loss in 2019, while the Covid-19 outbreak threatens delays to future projects.
Oil and gas giant BP is set to open a new Dyce-based Covid-19 testing facility to halt the spread of the virus to its North Sea assets.
The UK Government has been ordered to pay the costs of Greenpeace seeking a judicial review after it rubber-stamped BP’s drilling plans for a North Sea field without telling the public.
BP has pushed back a final investment decision (FID) on its Clair South project to make sure it aligns with low carbon ambitions.
Climate activist group Greenpeace has been given the legal right to challenge oil giant BP over a North Sea drilling permit on the eve of the firm appointing its new chief executive.
One of the world’s biggest offshore drilling contractors will go to court today seeking action against Greenpeace following a massive demonstration earlier this year.