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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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Prospector 5 rig starts journey to Glengorm field off UK

The Prospector 5 jack-up rig has left Damen Verolme Rotterdam and started its journey to the UK continental shelf.

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Ampelmann wins six new UKCS projects in 2018

Ampelmann has won four new contracts and two extended scopes of work in the North Sea this year.

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OGA awards contracts to attract further exploration on UKCS

The OGA has awarded new contracts through Government funding, to continue to stimulate exploration activity on the UKCS.

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UKCS production efficiency rises for fifth year in a row

UK Continental Shelf has seen its production efficiency rise for a fifth year in a row, increasing to 74% in 2017.

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Chrysaor awards North Sea services deal to Petrofac

Petrofac has been awarded a rotating equipment management services contract in support of Chrysaor’s operations in ...

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OGA adds seven more blocks to mature areas licensing round

Following the recently launched 30th Licensing Round offering North Sea offshore blocks in mature areas to ...

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Azinor chooses Diamond's rig for North Sea drilling work

Azinor Catalyst Limited, a UKCS-focused E&P company, has awarded a rig contract to one of Diamond Offshore’s ...

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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 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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Glomar in EERV contract extension

Dutch offshore support vessel operator Glomar Offshore has signed a contract extension for one of its emergency ...

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Collaboration 'crucial' for UKCS future

A recent collaboration survey conducted by Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas ...

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Data challenge unlocks 50 years of UKCS exploration data

Common Data Access (CDA), a subsidiary of Oil & Gas UK and provider of data management services for seismic and ...

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Oil & Gas UK: New guidelines for HPHT wells

Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has issued new guidelines on ...

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UK: Over 3B boe remain in 350 unsanctioned discoveries

According to information released by the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), more than three billion barrels of ...

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Statoil buys into UKCS license

Norwegian oil major Statoil has signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Jersey Oil and Gas and CIECO ...

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Trio wins UK study contracts

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded four contracts for surface and subsurface studies to improve ...

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Offshore safety in UK improving, report says

Oil & Gas UK’ Health & Safety Report has indicated that personal safety performance across oil and ...

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Oil & Gas UK to address rising UKCS issues

Oil & Gas UK, the representative organization for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, will discuss the ...

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Survey: UK O&G operators expect 17 pct headcount reduction

Three in four North Sea oil & gas contractors are less confident about their prospects than they were a year ...

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Bibby Offshore scores contracts with two 'major' operators

Bibby Offshore, the UK-based subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has won another two ...

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