Towards smarter and greener decommissioning

Project and financing models for decommissioning are moving up oil and gas operators’ agenda worldwide as ‘lower for longer’ oil prices raise questions about how long ageing assets can operate viably beyond their design lives.

OGA hunts for permanent head of decommissioning

UK’s offshore oil and gas industry regulator, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has named an acting head of ...

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IOG expands Vulcan Satellites development with new license

UK-based Independent Oil and Gas (IOG), a development and production focused oil and gas company, has been awarded ...

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UK oil & gas regulator awards 12 new licenses

UK’s oil & gas industry regulator, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has offered for award 12 licenses to ...

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OGA seeks to cut decom costs by 35%

UK’s industry regulator Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has provided a new cost estimate for offshore oil and gas ...

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OGA looking to maximize recovery of offshore tight gas

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has published a strategy outlining a plan to maximize the economic recovery of ...

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OGA data to stimulate interest in 30th licensing round

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has created and published a suite of measures to make data openly available and ...

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UK hikes O&G production efficiency

Production efficiency (PE) on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has risen for a fourth consecutive year to 73%, ...

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OGA to let Maersk Oil sell North Sea stakes to RockRose

UK independent RockRose Energy has made progress in getting interests in a pair of UK North Sea fields from Maersk ...

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CGG GeoConsulting to supply digital well products to OGA

CGG GeoConsulting has been awarded a contract to supply digital well products to the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), ...

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OGA: 3.8 tcf of tight gas locked in Southern North Sea

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has said that almost four trillion cubic feet of tight gas might be locked in the ...

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OGA awards eight UKCS data acquisition deals

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded £1.5 million ($1.9 million) of contracts to purchase ...

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OGA urges UK oil & gas industry to collaborate

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), the UK oil and gas regulator, has reaffirmed its focus on the importance of ...

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UK hands out 25 offshore licenses

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has offered for award 25 licences for 111 blocks or part blocks to 17 ...

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OGA joins cross-border project to explore SNS potential

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has joined the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) on ...

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OGA works to revitalize exploration in UKCS

OGA, the UK’s oil and gas authority established in 2016, has released its activity plan for the next two ...

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Most UK oil & gas projects delivered late, report shows

A new report by the UK oil and gas industry regulator, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has revealed that less than ...

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OGA elects new head of regulation

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has named a new Director of Regulation, effective March 1, 2017. OGA said on ...

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OGA recruiting volunteers for well P&A optimization program

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has begun a search for operators to voluntarily participate in a multi-operator, ...

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Study reveals new insights in Rockall Basin

Geologists from the University of Aberdeen have studied the latest seismic data supplied by the UK’s Oil and ...

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UK awards offshore studies contracts

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), in collaboration with the 21CXRM Technical Advisory Committee, has awarded ...

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OGA's well construction hackathon generates 60 ideas

A recent hackathon organized in the UK has attracted more than 100 professionals from across sectors to see how new ...

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