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Well-Safe Announces Five P&A Clubs to Tackle Late Life Activity Challenge

  Well-Safe Solutions has now set up five different P&A clubs to reduce the cost of well plug and abandonment, following significant interest in this innovative approach by operators in the North Sea.   The P&A club concept, launched recently by the Aberdeen-based well abandonment specialist, in ...

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Posted 20 days agoPress > Well-SafeLate Life Activitywell +5

Statoil Sells Non-Core Asset on UK Continental Shelf

Statoil has agreed to sell its 17% non-operated interest in the Alba oil field on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) to Verus Petroleum. Alba is an oil field in the UK Central North Sea that Statoil entered in 1995 and which is operated by Chevron. To date, it has produced around 420 million ba ...

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Posted 22 days agoPress > StatoilDivestmentasset +5

New Board Members Add Further Expertise to Oil & Gas UK

Three key leaders in the upstream industry have join the board of Oil & Gas UK bringing further expertise in oilfield services, drilling and exploration activities.   David Clark, Aker Solution's Executive Vice President (Services), will represent major contractor companies supplying service ...

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Posted 27 days agoPress > Oil & Gas UKOilgas +4

Coal Power Generation Declines in United Kingdom as Natural Gas, Renewables Grow

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics and National Statistics: Energy Trends Note: 2017 values are estimates based on data through September. In the United Kingdom, electricity produced from coal declined from 42% of total electricity gener ...

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Posted 28 days agoOpinion > CoalPowerUnited Kingdom +6

Statoil Unveils Plans to Support SMEs Develop New Technology at Subsea Seminar

UK subsea companies will learn how the world's largest offshore operator plans to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) develop new technologies in a bid to become the world's most carbon-efficient oil and gas producer at an event in Aberdeen tomorrow (24 th April). Those attending the lunc ...

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Posted 29 days agoPress > StatoilSMETechnology +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 1 month agoPress > pipelinePipetechNorth Sea +2

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 1 month agoPress > OffshoresafetyOil&GasUK +4

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore UK

Luxembourg – 10 April 2018  - Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY) today announced the award of a sizeable (1)  contract by BP, for the provision of EPCI flowline supply and subsea installation services for the Alligin subsea development project, located approximately 140 kilometres west of ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > OffshoreUnited KingdomUK +3

Faroe Petroleum: Fogelberg Appraisal Well Update

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to provide an update with preliminary results of the Fogelberg appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea (Faroe 15% 1 ). Highlights Successf ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Faroe PetroleumwellFogelberg +4

81 New Oil and Gas Projects in Europe to Commence Production by 2025, Says GlobalData

81 new crude and natural gas projects will start operations in Europe between 2018 and 2025. By 2025, the projects will contribute around 1,496 thousand barrels per day (mbd) to global oil production and close to 4.7 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) to global gas production, according to GlobalD ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > GlobalDataOilgas +8

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 1 month agoPress > DrillingNorth SeaBureau Veritas +5

Sentinel Marine Welcomes Biscay Sentinel into Fleet

Sentinel Marine, headquartered in Aberdeen, has taken delivery of the latest in its fleet of state-of-the-art multi-role emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs). The British-flagged vessel, measuring 62m in length, will be the seventh of Sentinel Marine's new breed of ERRVs to enter operatio ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > FleetvesselSentinel Marine +3

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 1 month agoPress > United KingdomUKNorth Sea +8

Parkmead Group: Interim Results for the Six-Month Period Ended 31 December 2017

Parkmead, the UK and Netherlands-focused independent energy group, is pleased to report its interim results for the six-month period ended 31 December 2017. HIGHLIGHTS Gross profit for the period of £1.4 million (2016: £0.7 million) Parkmead is cash flow positive on an operating basis ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Parked GroupEnergyIndependent +4

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 1 month agoPress > UKSCNorth SeaUnited Kingdom +3