Tagged With North Sea
North Sea's golden years
15 February 2018
The region may be past its prime but is still running with the best
Buyer's market
31 January 2018
Deal making recovered in 2017 and will continue to pick up in 2018 as investors look for new growth opportunities
Decommissioning faces a hefty clean-up bill
26 January 2018
The industry will spend tens of billions of dollars closing down old offshore fields
Buy now
25 January 2018
Transactions defied low oil prices, as investors bet on long-term economics
North Sea's last hurrah
24 January 2018
M&A in the region picked up in 2017, but European output was still expected to wane
North Sea oil's rock hoppers
19 January 2018
Shell is happy to give the Penguins project a helping hand
Forties crude flows again, but safety concerns linger
9 January 2018
Continuing investigations by UK authorities into the temporary closure of a key North Sea pipeline network could signal further safety worries
Brexit casts dark cloud over UK's North Sea industry
18 December 2017
The UK's oil and gas sector has been the focus of some sizeable asset acquisitions recently, but uncertainty over the terms of the country's withdrawal from the EU is confusing the outlook
Maersk’s Tyra field redevelopment secures Danish gas supply
7 December 2017
The country’s main gas-producing field is to get a costly makeover, extending the life of North Sea developments
Investors still feel the lure of North Sea
23 November 2017
Two major M&A deals and a boost from the Autumn 2017 budget may breathe new life into the UKCS
Sea of possibilities
9 November 2017
Collaboration will be the key to maximising the North Sea's remaining potential
North Sea waters start to calm
19 October 2017
Total's Maersk oil deal is unlikely to be surpassed in the region any time soon
North Sea under pressure
19 October 2017
The industry still thinks the mature province offers opportunities, but the good times may not have long to roll
Statoil's ray of North Sea sunshine
17 October 2017
The Verbier discovery is undoubtedly a welcome boost for the UK oil industry, but plenty more like it will be needed to arrest the region’s decline
Norway's political storm warnings prove unfounded
18 September 2017
The country's election result should quell nerves in the oil and gas sector
Total and Maersk Oil: a perfect match?
22 August 2017
The multi-billion-dollar deal shows oil and gas M&A is back with a vengeance
North Sea—what lies beneath
7 June 2017
Shell wants to leave some of its defunct Brent infrastructure at sea. It’s the cheap way to decommission—but might also have ecological benefits
The UK is officially leaving the EU. What now for energy?
5 April 2017
UK prime minister Theresa May has hailed the dawn of a "Global Britain", but Brexit's critics say it will cripple the economy, kill access to its main market, spark ruinous inflation and shred the country's global influence.
An M&A lifeline in the North Sea
15 March 2017
Assets that cut tax bills could be a blessing for UKCS operators looking for a bargain
North Sea struggles in a new era
1 February 2017
Higher oil prices would help, but they won’t restore glory to an increasingly marginal play
The slippery slope
2 December 2016
Europe's upstream struggled in 2016, leaving the continent more dependent on imports
North Sea - comeback basin?
22 November 2016
Thanks to the innovation of independent producers, predictions of the UK North Sea's death may be premature
The future is here
14 September 2016
Decommissioning the North Sea used to be something to worry about later. But the time to clean up the fast-declining province is nigh
High costs and high risks in the North Sea
5 July 2016
In a period of weaker oil prices, can the UK’s offshore cope with Brexit too?
North Sea output heads south
29 April 2016
Slowing offshore activity in the UK and Norway is prompting support
Brexit schmexit
15 March 2016
A UK vote to leave the EU wouldn’t much affect the North Sea. It has bigger fish to fry