O&G operators apply for 164 blocks in UK's offshore round

The United Kingdom’s latest offshore licensing round has attracted 36 applications covering 164 blocks in frontier ...

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Aker BP to move Ivar Aasen control room onshore

Aker BP has received consent from the PSA to use an onshore control room for the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea.

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Safety audit reveals irregularities on Ekofisk platform

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has found irregularities during an audit of ConocoPhillips’ Ekofisk 2/4 J platform.

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Point Resources to sanction Balder X project in 2019

Point Resources expects to sanction its Balder X project located offshore Norway next year and deliver first ...

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Alfa Laval to supply pumping systems to North Sea platforms

Alfa Laval has won two orders to supply Framo pumping systems to oil platforms in the North Sea.

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Spirit Energy granted drilling permit for Cassidy well

The NPD has granted Spirit Energy Norge a drilling permit for a well in the North Sea offshore Norway.

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Aker BP to drill North Sea well with Saipem rig

Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has given Aker BP consent to drill an exploration well offshore Norway using ...

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Equinor in another delay of Verbier appraisal well

Equinor has once again pushed back the date for Verbier well drilling in the UK North Sea, changing it to the first ...

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TGS, Axxis Geo Solutions in North Sea OBN seismic pact

TGS announces a strategic collaboration with Axxis Geo Solutions (AGS) for multi-client ocean bottom node projects ...

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WorleyParsons confirms Edvard Grieg gig

Edvard Grieg

Rosenberg WorleyParsons has confirmed the award of an engineering, procurement, construction and installation ...

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OGA: UK oil and gas reserves enough for 20 more years

The UK North Sea has another 20 or more years of production ahead based on the current reserves estimates. This ...

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Video: Riding the decom wave

United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands will together spend 30 billion euros on decommissioning up to ...

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Equinor gains consent to use Sverdrup drilling platform

Norway's safety watchdog has given Equinor consent to use the drilling platform on the Johan Sverdrup field in the ...

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OEEC: System integration across borders

North Sea countries share many of the same challenges and opportunities when it comes to the offshore industry.

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Wintershall makes Maersk Drilling preferred contractor

Maersk Drilling and oil and gas company Wintershall have extended their previous cooperation in a new agreement ...

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Point Resources takes CHC helicopter for Norwegian ops

CHC Group has signed a three-year contract with Point Resources, providing aviation services to the company’s ...

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WorleyParsons in North Sea deal with ConocoPhillips

Britannia

WorleyParsons has been awarded a frame agreement for engineering and construction (E&C) services and an ...

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Shell hands in Goldeneye decom plan

Goldeneye

Oil major Shell has submitted its draft decommissioning program for the Goldeneye field installations and pipelines ...

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UK: Offshore workers to strike over pay

The UK offshore workers covered by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) agreement have voted for industrial action.

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Serica further boosts Rhum, Keith interests

UK-listed company Serica Energy has signed an agreement to further increase interests in the Bruce and Keith fields ...

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Benefits and challenges of offshore platform electrification

Electrifying the existing Dutch North Sea offshore oil and gas platforms from shore and from offshore wind farms ...

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