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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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months agoOpinion > Decommissioningoffshore decommissioningTENORM +4

Deep Casing Tools Appoints New Sales and Operations Team

Aberdeen-headquartered casing and completion technology business, Deep Casing Tools, has appointed Andrew Wilson to the newly-created position of Global Sales and Operations Manager and Tessa Scott as European Sales Manager. Andrew will head up implementing a new business delivery model driving g ...

David Stephenson


Posted 6 months agoPress > AberdeenNorth Seacontract drilling +2

Petrofac Secures North Sea Contract Extension With Chevron

Petrofac's Engineering and Production Services (EPS) division has secured a 12-month engineering services contract extension from Chevron North Sea Limited (Chevron). The agreement, which has been held by Petrofac since 2014, commenced on 30 September. In line with the contract scope, Petrofac wi ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > PetrofacNorth SeaChevron +1

Mexico: Bridging the Gap to Faster Recovery

As Mexico continues to fuel its oil and gas revolution, a helpful hand with North Sea roots can bring the country's offshore pipelay operations ahead of their time. Despite an estimated 29 billion barrels of oil locked within Mexico's waters, and further 60 billion in shale, most of the reserves ...

Aleksandra Jurczak


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > Gulf Of MexicoNorth SeaMDL +2

Serica Energy - Update on OFAC Licence for the Rhum Field

Serica Energy plc (AIM: SQZ) announces that it has received notification from BP that the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has issued a new licence relating to the Rhum Field. The licence authorises the provision of essential goods, services and support by certain US persons and bus ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > Serica EnergyOFACLicence +6

Equinor Acquires a 40% Stake in the Rosebank Project in the UK

Equinor has signed an agreement to acquire Chevron's 40% operated interest in the Rosebank project, one of the largest undeveloped fields on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Once concluded, the transaction will strengthen Equinor's UK portfolio, which includes the Mariner development, attractive ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > EquinorRosebank ProjectUnited Kingdom +5

Ashtead Delivers Installation Monitoring Services to Subsea 7 on Utgard Development

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Subsea 7 in support of Equinor's Utgard development, located in blocks 15/8 (NCS) and 16/18a (UKCS) of the central North Sea. The contract, which was awarded by i-Tech Se ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > Subsea 7OffshoreUtgard +6

NPD: Delineation of the Hanz Field and Dry Wildcat Well in the North Sea - 25/10-16 S, A and C and 25/10-16 B

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 028 B, has concluded the drilling of appraisal wells 25/10-16 S, A and C on the Hanz field, as well as wildcat well 25/10-16 B drilled in production licence 915 just southeast of the Hanz field. The wells were drilled about 14 kilometres north of the Iv ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +7

Cairn Energy Half-Yearly Results 2018

Simon Thomson, Chief Executive, Cairn Energy PLC said: Cairn has made strong progress across its balanced portfolio. Cash flow from the North Sea is now established and development projects in Senegal and Norway are well advanced to support the production base over the long term. We are also d ...

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Posted 7 months agoPress > ResultsEarningsCairn Energy +6

N-Sea commences £30 million IRM campaign

N-Sea Offshore Limited is carrying out work on a £30 million contract to provide subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services for an oil and gas development and production company. The three-year all-inclusive contract with options for extensions is utilising well-established N-Sea ves ...

Jenny Adams


Posted 7 months agoPress > Siem N-SeaN-Seasubsea inspection +3

Veolia-Peterson to Collaborate With Allseas on Major Northern North Sea Decommissioning Project

Veolia-Peterson Joint Venture - comprising Veolia ES UK Limited and Peterson UK Limited - has signed a contract with the offshore heavy lift and pipelay contractor Allseas for the provision of dismantlement and disposal services for a major Northern North Sea decommissioning project. The strategic ...

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Posted 7 months agoPress > United KingdomNorth SeaUK North Sea +6

Equinor: Norway’s Largest Oil Pipeline Now in Place

Saipem Castorone at the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Bo B. Randulff / Roar Lindefjeld / Equinor ASA) Last week Norway's largest and longest pipeline, laid by the vessel Saipem Castorone, reached the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. Late last week the last pi ...

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Posted 7 months agoPress > NorwayEquinorEquinor Energy +5