Energy giant BP has confirmed that a subsea development is among the options being weighed up for its Clair South project, west of Shetland.
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Bosses at Hurricane Energy have conceded that the troubled UK oil firm is likely to be wound down within the next few years.
Hurricane Energy said today that an “unscheduled well intervention” was required on its Lancaster field, west of Shetland.
BP has started preparing for the removal of the "iconic" floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) on its Foinaven field.
A major downgrade in reserves, a written-off discovery and warnings of a shareholder wipeout are a “real blow to investors and debt holders” of Hurricane Energy, an analyst has said.
Hurricane Energy has stated there is “no certainty of any future activity” on its West of Shetland assets, including its flagship Lancaster field, following a new reserves report.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of March 31 there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK, with no change since the end of December.
The UK North Sea is next on the list of growth targets for Ineos Energy, according to executive chairman Brian Gilvary.
Hurricane Energy today dashed hopes that it could boost production from its Lancaster field, west of Shetland, with a new well in 2021.
Shell has named the UK North Sea as one of nine “core positions” for its oil and gas business going forward, as it today revealed its net zero strategy.
“Serious concerns” have been raised after inspectors found multiple “cracks” in the hull of the Foinaven FPSO west of Shetland, amid a catalogue of other safety issues.
West of Shetland operators are working with “serious intent” to get huge new oil projects “to a net zero outcome”, according to the head of a major clean energy scheme on the islands.
Hurricane Energy’s chief executive said today that the firm is currently “engaging with stakeholders” on funding for the further development of its Lancaster field.
Energy giant BP said today that non-essential staff were returning to its Clair platform after an electrical fault led to a partial down-manning last week.
Energy giant BP has partially down-manned its Clair platform, about 45 miles west of Shetland, due to an "electrical fault".
Energy firm SSE has clinched a deal to sell its gas exploration and production assets to Viaro Energy for £120 million.
Faroese Government signals support for oil and gas exploration, says there are no plans to copy Denmark
The Faroe Islands Government has said it has no plans to follow Denmark’s decision to wind down oil and gas exploration.
Troubled oil firm Hurricane Energy is preparing for crunch talks with key stakeholders in a bid to unlock funding for new wells on its Lancaster field, west of Shetland.
The West of Shetland oil and gas (WoS) basin has long been held aloft as the UK’s last great hope for indigenous oil and gas production growth.
Exclusive: Lancaster climbdown no surprise to geologist who clashed with OGA and Hurricane management
A retired geologist has claimed Hurricane Energy’s huge climbdown on its west of Shetland oil resource estimates could have been avoided if his warning had been heeded in 2016-17.
The total amount expected to be spent on decommissioning oil fields in the West of Shetland this decade has surged above £1billion.
The “jaw-dropping” reserves downgrade from Hurricane Energy has “dashed hopes” of any major resurgence in UK offshore production, according to Rystad Energy.
The Aoka Mizu FPSO has been picked to trial a new digital twin project to predict and analyse hull fatigue.
The discovery of Forties marked a major turning point in the North Sea’s history and now 50 years on our sector finds itself at another exciting crossroads, writes Emeka Emembolu.
The head of the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) research partnership has estimated Shetland could still be “20-30 years” from a CCS project as other locations are prioritised.