Operations to re-start Erskine 'taking longer than expected'

Operations to re-start production at Chevron-operated Erskine field, located in the UK Central North Sea, are ...

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NOCs and independents address North Sea exploration at OEEC

Executives from Tulip Oil, Discover Exploration, and Nordsøfonden will present their views on exploration in a ...

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Shearwater inks new seismic survey deals

Polar Duchess seismic vessel / Photo Credit: GC Rieber Shipping

Seismic services specialist Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded 3D surveys in the Mediterranean and South East Asia.

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Boskalis nominates new CFO

Dutch offshore giant Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has made a nomination for a new chief financial officer (CFO).

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Novatek discovers large gas field in Ob Bay

Russian LNG giant NOVATEK has found a gas and gas condensate offshore field in the shallow waters of the Ob Bay.

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Equinor given nod to use Snorre platforms through 2040

The Norwegian authorities have given approval to Equinor for continued use of the Snorre A and Snorre B platforms ...

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Shell takes over Arran operatorship

Shell’s Shearwater platform

Shell has taken over operatorship of the Arran field in the UK North Sea and made the final investment decision to ...

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Room for improvement in MOL's first NCS drilling operation

The PSA has found an improvement point during an audit of MOL Norge’s first drilling operation on the NCS.

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Transocean-Ocean Rig merger: Date set for shareholder vote

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has set a date for its shareholders to vote on a proposal to merge with Transocean.

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UK: North Sea opex slightly rose in 2017, OGA says

UKCS operating costs remained stable with a slight rise in 2017, UK's regulator OGA said on Tuesday in its UKCS ...

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Equinor flips a switch on Johan Sverdrup

The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.

Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy on Tuesday officially opened the power-from-shore solution, which will ...

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Ensco and Rowan created the mother of all offshore drillers

The merger between Ensco and Rowan will change the entire offshore drilling industry.

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Aban Offshore to acquire UK North Sea license

Aban Offshore has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 100% interest in a UKCS ...

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Ten GoM platforms evacuated ahead of Hurricane Michael

U.S. Gulf of Mexico operators evacuated personnel from ten offshore platforms ahead of the impact of Hurricane ...

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BP and Serica set completion date for BKR deal

Bruce, Keith, and Rhum fields map

Serica Energy and BP have received a conditional license and assurance from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets ...

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Consolidation among drillers paramount to a recovery

Monday's news of the proposed merger between offshore drillers Ensco and Rowan came as no surprise to the energy ...

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Eni buying BP's stake in Libyan blocks

Italian oil company Eni has agreed to acquire a 42.5% interest in the BP-operated exploration and production ...

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Norway to boost funds for geological surveys in Barents Sea

Norway's government has proposed to increase funding to geological surveying with NOK 50 million ($6.04M).

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Gazprom orders four offshore vessels from SSC Zvezda

Gazprom orders four offshore vessels from SSC Zvezda

Russian energy behemoth Gazprom has ordered four offshore vessels from the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex (SSС Zvezda).

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Ensco and Rowan agree to merge

Offshore drillers Ensco and Rowan have announced an all-stock merger agreement. The combined fleet will have 82 ...

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Equinor reduces investment estimates by $3.6 billion

Martin Linge utility module installation by the heavy-lift vessel "Thialf" in July this year.

Equinor has reduced the estimated investments for operated projects in the development phase on the Norwegian ...

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Allseas-owned vessel kicks off Nord Stream 2 work

Audacia

Allseas-owned offshore pipelay vessel Audacia began its work on the Nord Stream 2 project on Saturday, October 6.

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i3 Energy chooses new CEO

Oil and gas company i3 Energy has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect.

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Safety body checks major accident prevention on Statfjord C

The PSA has found irregularities during an audit of Equinor’s drilling and emergency preparedness on the Statfjord ...

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Magseis to provide seismic equipment to BGP Offshore

Magseis has signed a letter of intent with BGP Offshore, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation for ...

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UTEC appoints new heads at two business units

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has named new heads of its Geomarine and StarNet ...

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Global Maritime nabs its 'largest ever' job with Equinor

Norwegian oil giant Equinor has hired Global Maritime to support its marine operations in Norway until 2020. Global ...

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