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Serica Energy: Erskine Field Update

London, 24 April 2018 – Serica Energy plc (AIM: SQZ), an independent oil and gas company with production, development and exploration licence interests in the UK North Sea and exploration interests in Ireland and Namibia, hereby provides the following update on the interruption to production at ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress > Serica EnergyAIMErskine Field +3

Pipetech Launches Active Caisson Management To Drive Efficiencies

Pipetech has launched a new Active Caisson Management service following a number of recent projects with North Sea operators. Caissons are prone to damage from fatigue and erosion, which can lead to defects and wall failure resulting in a knock-on impact on production and safety, costing the indus ...

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Posted 4 days agoPress > pipelinePipetechNorth Sea +2

Swire Oilfield Services Announces Acquisition of Specialist Aviation Service Company

Swire Oilfield Services, a leading global provider of offshore containers and oilfield services, announced today the strategic acquisition of specialist aviation service company Gordon Engineering Services (GES). The two companies will offer a combined end-to-end aviation service with the benefit ...

Alex Whyte


Posted 7 days agoPress > North SeaUnited KingdomSwire Oilfield Services +2

Cairn Energy: Raudåsen Update

The enclosed announcement has been reported by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) regarding PL 790, containing the Raudåsen prospect, in which Cairn has a 25% working interest. Dry well South-West of Knarr Field in the North Sea – 34/2-5 S Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 790 ...

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Posted 8 days agoPress > Cairn EnergyRaudasenNPD +6

NPD: Dry Well Southwest of the Knarr Field in the North Sea – 34/2-5 S

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 790, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 34/2-5 S. The well is dry. The well was drilled about 6 km southwest of the Knarr field and 20 km north of the Visund field. The primary exploration targets for wildcat well 34/2-5 S were to prove petrole ...

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Posted 8 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +10

Oil & Gas UK: Offshore Safety Three Decades on From Piper Alpha

It's 30 years since the world looked on in horror as the terrible events of Piper Alpha unfolded. Lessons learned from that tragedy have ensured that the health and safety regime in the North Sea is entirely different now. How the legacy of Piper Alpha has shaped current offshore operations, an ...

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Posted 12 days agoPress > OffshoresafetyOil&GasUK +4

Bureau Veritas Awarded Six-Figure Contract for North Sea Drilling Operation

Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, has been awarded a six-figure contract to support drilling operations in the North Sea. The long-term frame agreement will see Bureau Veritas provide inspection and verification services for nine rigs, with th ...

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Posted 22 days agoPress > DrillingNorth SeaBureau Veritas +5

Statoil awards new drilling contracts worth NOK 12 billion

  Statoil has awarded drilling contracts to Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell Drilling for drilling, completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modifications on 18 of Statoil's fixed platforms.  The contracts take effect from 1 October 2018, initially for a period of fou ...

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Posted 22 days agoPress > StatoilNorth SeaArcher +4

Major North Sea Order Accelerates Liberty Pipe Mills Comeback

The Liberty Group's mission to reinstate Hartlepool pipe mills' as a global force in the oil and gas sector has taken a big step forward with the news that the plant has secured a multi-million-pound order from Subsea 7 to provide large diameter steel pipe for Statoil's Snorre Expansion Project off ...

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Posted 27 days agoPress > United KingdomUKNorth Sea +8

Energy Conference Highlights Predicted £268bn North Sea Expenditures

A leading energy economist has predicted that total field expenditures in the North Sea could amount to £268 billion over the next three decades. The prospects for total field-related expenditure in the UKCS are outlined by Professor Alex Kemp in a study that he will present at a conference taking ...

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Posted 29 days agoPress > UKSCNorth SeaUnited Kingdom +3

Cairn Energy: Tethys Update

The enclosed announcement has been reported by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) regarding PL 682, containing the Tethys prospect, in which Cairn has a 30% working interest. The partners in PL 682 are Spirit Energy Norge AS (Operator) 30%, Capricorn Norge AS 30%, Wellesley Petroleum AS 20 ...

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Posted 30 days agoPress > Cairn EnergyTethysNPD +8

Ampelmann Gangway System Sets Sail With Wagenborg’s New ‘Walk to Work’ Vessel Kasteelborg

A EP gangway system will support gas production in the Dutch and UK sectors of the Southern North Sea Delft, 26 March 2018 Ampelmann's A-type Enhanced Performance (A EP ) gangway system will transfer personnel from Wagenborg Offshore's second Walk to Work Emergency Response and Rescu ...

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Posted 30 days agoPress > North SeaNetherlandUnited Kingdom +5

NPD: Delineation of the 16/4-6 S (Luno II) Oil and Gas Discovery in the North Sea - 16/4-11

Lundin Norge AS, operator of production licence 359, has concluded the drilling of appraisal well 16/4-11.  The 16/4-6 S discovery was proven in 2013 in Triassic reservoir rocks, and has been delineated by several wells. 16/4-11 was drilled about 2.5 kilometres south of the 16/4-6 S discovery wel ...

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Posted 30 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +5

Double Success for BiSN at Offshore Achievement Awards

BiSN, the global leader in innovative metal-to-metal downhole sealing solutions, successfully secured the Innovator Award and Great Company Award (SME) at this year's Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA). Winners were announced at the prestigious awards ceremony last night (Thursday 22 March) in Aberd ...

Jenny Adams


Posted 1 month agoPress > BiSNoffshore achievement awardsBismuth +2

Hat-Trick of Major Topsides Decommissioning Awards Worth £10m Sees PD&MS as UKCS Market Leader

- Latest award for PD&MS with Spirit Energy- Leading international engineering company, PD&MS Group, has secured a trio of contracts worth more than £10 million across three major North Sea late-life projects in the last six months, making the firm the UKCS market leader in the area of engineeri ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > PD&MSUKCSUnited Kingdom +5