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OWI EU Conference Returns for 2019

Europe's leading Offshore Well Intervention conference, OWI EU, is returning to Aberdeen for its sixth year this April 2019, with support from OGA (Oil and Gas Authority), Shell UK Ltd., Repsol Sinopec UK Ltd. and ConocoPhillips, to name a few. More than 350 delegates, including 100+ operators, ...

Abigail Clifton


Posted 7 days agoPress > wellWellsintervention +39

Breaking the Mould: the Need for New Technology to Expedite and Enhance Current P&A Processes

Over the next decade, 1,400 oil and gas wells are forecast to be abandoned on the UK Continental Shelf, at a cost of around £7 billion; a huge financial burden and an equally huge opportunity for innovation. Plugging and abandonment (P&A) is one element of the decommissioning process which certain ...

David Stephenson


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Decommissioningplugging and abandonmentDrilling +3

Industry Bodies Join Forces to Strengthen UK Subsea Supply Chain

The ways in which subsea supply chain companies can work together to improve the competitiveness of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) will be explored at an event in Aberdeen next month. Organised by the Oil and Gas UK Efficiency Task Force (ETF) in partnership with Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoPress > United KingdomUK SubseaSubsea +3

University of Aberdeen Media Release: Study Highlights Prospects for Long Term Economic Recovery From UK Continental Shelf (UKCS)

A new research study produced by Professor Alex Kemp and Linda Stephen from the University of Aberdeen highlights enhanced prospects for long-term activity from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) compared to previous studies, indicating that the ambitious targets in the OGA's Vision 2035 are achievab ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoPress > UKCSUnited Kingdom Continental ShelfUnited Kingdom +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 2 months agoPress > North SeaArcherDrilling +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 3 months agoPress > North SeaUKCSUnited Kingdom +1

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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 months agoPress > EquinorRosebank ProjectUnited Kingdom +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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 8 months agoPress > StatoilDivestmentasset +5

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 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 9 months agoPress > PD&MSUKCSUnited Kingdom +5

West Phoenix to Drill in UK and Norway

Statoil and its partners have contracted the West Phoenix rig for exploration drilling on the UK and Norwegian continental shelves from the summer of 2018. The contract is awarded to the two Seadrill companies North Atlantic Drilling UK Ltd. and North Atlantic Norway Ltd. The semi-submers ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoPress > West PhoenixDrillingUnited Kingdom +7

Big Data Revolution Boosts Offshore Production

An award-winning new service which harnesses data to predict downtime and the performance of oil and gas production systems has been touted as a positive example of innovation in the sector. By applying predictive data analysis methods already deployed in alternative industries, including aviation ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > UKCSUnited KingdomOffshore +1

M&A Activity Passes $8bn Mark as Confidence Gradually Returns to UKCS

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has surpassed $8bn this year in a clear sign that confidence is gradually returning to the basin, says Oil & Gas UK's newly launched Market Insight.   The new Insight - which gives the most recent overview of the cu ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > UKCSUnited Kingdom Continental ShelfUnited Kingdom +2

Industry Leaders Top the Bill at Wells Learning Event

Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie and Oil and Gas Authority Chief Executive Andy Samuel delivered a joint keynote speech at an event to improve competitiveness of wells in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). The high profile backing further underlines the importance of securing safe and eff ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > Oil & Gas UKUKCSOil and Gas Authority +1

Petroleum Pioneers: Future of North Sea Oil & Gas

Since its inauguration four years ago, Petroleum Pioneers: Future of North Sea Oil & Gas has developed into a key date on the UKCS calendar. Providing a strategic overview of activity in the basin it brings together operators and key decision makers to share insights and strategy for future developm ...

Luke Toudup


London   England   GB 23 Nov 2017


Posted 1 year agoEvent > North SeaDecom North SeaNorth Sea Energy +15

AGR ANNOUNCES STRONG GROWTH WITH JOBS BOOST AND MULTI MILLION POUND CONTRACTS

Leading global energy services and software provider AGR is enjoying a strong 2017 and a positive outlook for next year, having secured contracts worth over £6 million in the North Sea and internationally, and recruiting more than 20 engineers and operational experts.  In the midst of  “the hardest ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 1 year agoPress > AberdeenOilandGasAGR +6