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Follow-On Contracts Awarded to Bilfinger in the North Sea

150 jobs secured at the Johan Sverdrup oil field operated by Equinor Oil field among the largest of the Norwegian continental shelf Bilfinger has received follow-up orders from its contract partner, the Norwegian service company Aibel, that are to tie in with phase 1 of the Johan Sverdrup ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > BilfingerNorth SeaUK North Sea +8

NPD: Delineation of the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) Oil and Gas Discovery in the North Sea – 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A

Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 248 I, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 35/11-21 S and 35/11-21 A on the 35/12-2 (Grosbeak) oil and gas discovery. The wells were drilled about 10 km northeast of the Fram field in the northern part of the North Sea, and 84 km so ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorth Sea +7

Energy Companies Set to Spend US$43.1bn on New Projects in the North Sea From 2018-2025, Says GlobalData

The highest operatorship energy company in the North Sea is Equinor ASA with nine planned and announced projects during 2018–2025, says GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData's latest report, ‘ H2 2018 Production and Capital Expenditure Outlook for Key Planned Upstream P ...

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Posted 9 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataEnergyNorth Sea +7

PD&MS Secures Further Contract Renewal With Chrysaor in North Sea

PD&MS Group has secured a contract renewal for up to two years with one of the UK's leading independent E&P companies, Chrysaor, following successful delivery on the assets since they were purchased in 2017. The award will see the firm continuing to support all of the operator's North Sea faciliti ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > PD&MSContractChrysaor +3

BP Alligin Oil Development - Comment From Westwood Global Energy Group

In response to today's announcement that BP has been granted approval for a North Sea development which it is hoped will produce 20 million barrels of oil, David Moseley, NW Europe Reports Manager at Westwood Global Energy Group ( https://www.westwoodenergy.com ) said: “The Alligin field, which h ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > BPOilwestwood global energy group +3

NPD: Delineation of the 25/4-3 (Gekko) Gas and Oil Discovery in the North Sea – Wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 203, has completed the drilling of appraisal wells 25/4-13 S and 25/4-13 A on the gas and oil discovery 25/4-3 (Gekko). The wells were drilled about 5 kilometres east of the Volund field and 200 kilometres northwest of Stavanger. The discovery was prov ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > NorwayNPDNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +10

Sentinel Marine Makes Further Fleet Investment With New Platform Supply Vessel

Offshore support vessel operator Sentinel Marine is adding to its state-of-the-art fleet with the purchase and major refit of a multi-role ship. The Aberdeen-based firm, which has just seen the eighth of nine new builds commence operations in the North Sea, expects that Scotian Sentinel will enter ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > Offshoreplatformvessel +4

Archer announces multi-year contract extension with major client in the UK

Archer Limited ("Archer" or the "Company") announces that it has secured a contract extension with a major operator for two more years.  The contract extension is scheduled to commence 1 st November 2018 and ensures continuity of platform drilling operations and maintenance management services on ...

Kate Yuill


Posted 9 months agoPress > North SeaArcherDrilling +3

Equinor Production Start at Oseberg Vestflanken 2

On 14 October the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 field in the North Sea came on stream. Remote-operated from the Oseberg field centre, the new Oseberg H platform is the first unmanned platform on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Recoverable resources are 110 million barrels, and the project was de ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyProduction +8

NPD: Extended Life For Snorre

Equinor has received consent to continue use of the Snorre A and Snorre B facilities through 2040. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate believes there is a basis for continuing operations on Snorre A and B to produce remaining resources in the field. Equinor had consent to use Snorre A until 1 May ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +6

RockRose Energy - Trading Update

RockRose Energy Plc, the independent North Sea focussed oil and gas company, provides an update on key developments on certain assets across its portfolio. Arran Field – Completion of acquisition & Final Investment Decision RockRose today announces the completion of the acquisition of a 20.43% ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > RockRose EnergyNorth SeaOffshore +3

Government and Regulators Need To Be “More Realistic” About UK Oil & Gas Potential – Westwood

(Aberdeen, UK) – Tuesday, 9 th October 2018 – Governments and regulators need to be more realistic about expectations for UK oil & gas exploration, say experts at research company, Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood). Westwood has published a new 10-year analysis of the UK's Off ...

Victoria Roe


Posted 10 months agoPress > North SeaUKCSUnited Kingdom +1

Equinor: Johan Sverdrup Powered From Shore

The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Equinor ASA) Today the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, officially opened the power-from-shore solution which will provide the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea with electricity for more than 50 year ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyJohan Sverdrup +3

Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad Proposed Acquisition

PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF A 50% INTEREST IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (“UK”) CONTINENTAL SHELF PETROLEUM PRODUCTION LICENCE NO. P.198 BLOCKS 15/13A AND 15/13B IN UK CENTRAL NORTH SEA BY ANASURIA HIBISCUS UK LIMITED, AN INDIRECT WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF HIBISCUS PETROLEUM, FOR A TOTAL CASH CONSIDERATI ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > AcquisitionUnited KingdomUK North Sea +6

Decommissioning and the Transportation of NORM and TENORM

Underestimating the time and resource required to correctly transport NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) or TENORM (Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) during decommissioning could prove to be costly, not least because it is likely to cause delays in shipp ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > Decommissioningoffshore decommissioningTENORM +4