Hurricane Energy has suffered another setback in its efforts to start production from the Lancaster field.
West of Shetland
Oil firm Hurricane Energy's efforts to start production from its Lancaster field have suffered a setback.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor said today that it had completed a deal to take control of one of the UK North Sea's largest remaining oilfields.
As we bid farewell to 2018 and look ahead to a new year, we take a look at how West of Shetland’s energy industry has fared and what the outlook for the area is in 2019
The Aoka Mizu vessel was widely expected to have been installed at the Lancaster field by now, with final preparations under way for the long-term oil production trial, beginning in the current quarter.
There’s never been a more exciting time on the UK Atlantic Frontier.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is working to solve an “infrastructure puzzle” for what is considered to be the most prospective region of the UK North Sea.
The west of Shetland region may have challenging deep waters, 40m waves and fierce gales but with increasing activity levels and access to infrastructure in place, current and future fields are being brought within easier reach.
The production vessel for Hurricane Energy's Lancaster field has left the Port of Rotterdam en route to Scottish waters.
Australian company Spark Exploration could be sitting on oil reserves north of 1 billion barrels in the Rona Ridge area in West of Shetland waters.
Lessons learned from the first year of Quad 204 production will help BP get its latest west of Shetland mega-project up to full speed, the energy major’s North Sea boss said.
A major milestone for the North Sea oil industry has been reached today following the announcement of first oil from one of its biggest projects.
On a sunny October morning, members of the The Geological Society pack an ornate lecture theater at their imposing headquarters on London’s Piccadilly. One of their number introduces a scientist who “needs no introduction,” the man people had come to see.
Hurricane Energy said today that the FPSO for its flagship North Sea project is undergoing repairs in Spain.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor is in the running for Chevron's 40% interest in the Rosebank field, a news report said.
Total’s UK boss believes the west of Shetland basin has a big future as the oil giant limbers up for more drilling.
Oil major Total revealed yesterday that it had made one of the biggest gas discoveries in the North Sea in a decade.
French oil major Total said today that its Glendronach prospect could produce one trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas.
The UK oil sector's regulator said Total's latest gas discovery west of Shetland is "great news" for Britain's energy security.
Hurricane Energy's boss said the company was entering an "exciting time" as it gets ready for first revenues and further drilling next year.
French seismic survey firm OCG has begun a multi-client study of a large underexplored region west of Shetland.
Siccar Point Energy has delayed the drilling of an exploration well on one of the North Sea’s hottest prospects until next year.
Spirit Energy’s boss said yesterday that the firm’s swoop for stakes in two North Sea licences would make it “more attractive” to potential new joint venture (JV) partners.
Hurricane Energy said today that it had sold 50% of its Lincoln and Warwick licences to Spirit Energy.
Oil exploration firm Siccar Point Energy said today that the initial results from its Cambo well, west of Shetland, were "encouraging".