Tagged With North Sea
Wind farms threaten to speed up North Sea decommissioning
11 July 2019
Oil and gas operators planning to prolong fields’ lifespan may find themselves increasingly in conflict with wind farm developers
Okea IPO hit by market turbulence
10 July 2019
Private equity-backed North Sea producer cuts price and reduces share volumes as it makes Oslo Bors debut
Interview: Cairn Energy targets transformative changes
28 June 2019
Simon Thomson, the chief executive of Cairn Energy, expects 2019 to be an eventful one for the London-listed exploration and production company
Mind the divestment gap
10 June 2019
Oil and gas majors are setting increasingly ambitious divestment targets, despite volatile market conditions and questions over the size of the buyer pool
Chrysaor ups Central North Sea game
16 May 2019
ConocoPhillips deal expands the private equity-backed producer’s position in the UKCS engine room
Rattray could hold the last great North Sea oil reserves
8 April 2019
Vulcanism was supposed to have scuppered the oil potential of a large area of the central North Sea, but academics say it may be worth another look
North Sea M&A quick off the blocks
11 February 2019
DNO’s swoop for Faroe could mark the start of another busy year for changes in asset ownership
Equinor promises greater resilience, as profits disappoint
7 February 2019
The rebranded Norwegian firm’s results take a hit from the lower oil price
Kerogen investments go full-cycle
5 February 2019
Kerogen's vehicles grow from their appraisal and development core focus
Zennor gets turbo-charged
5 February 2019
Private equity has boosted the 12-year-old company’s firepower
Blackstone likes Siccar Point story
5 February 2019
The global giant came to London almost five years ago and is enjoying the journey so far
Chrysaor aims to cross the UK-Norway divide
30 January 2019
Grevling farm-in makes Chrysaor the second private equity-backed North Sea producer to straddle UK and Norwegian waters
Siccar Point banks on quality
22 January 2019
The North Sea new entrant is relying on its assets base
BWE building on history in the North Sea
22 January 2019
The name Blue Water Energy (BWE) may be new, but the faces are familiar
Azinor Catalyst hits again at Agar-Plantain
21 January 2019
The prospect could have recoverable reserves of up to 50mn barrels
Wellesley focuses on exploration
18 January 2019
The new entrant wants to find new resources in mature areas
Norway licensing round confirms lure of the mature
18 January 2019
A record number of licenses were awarded, in keeping with a rise in exploration activity across the North Sea, though firm work commitments fell
Upstream sector stabilises as prices lift
3 January 2019
A sign of changing times
Interview: Neptune champions its diversity
6 December 2018
With assets in Europe, North Africa and Asia-Pacific, the London-based firm sees value in its broad international portfolio
Growth and exit exercise North Sea private equity minds
6 December 2018
The UK and Norway upstream sectors have benefitted from a rush of private equity cash, but the key question is what next?
UK industry flags Brexit rig shutdown threat
8 November 2018
North Sea activity is unlikely to halt when the UK leaves the EU, but the uncertainty isn’t helping the planning process
Unions flag North Sea safety fears
16 October 2018
Changed working terms have triggered strikes in both the the UK and Norwegian North Sea oil industries
Big guns boost UK North Sea commitments
12 October 2018
Shell and Equinor have bolstered their offshore presence in the UK, while Total has made a sizeable discovery
UK warned on exploration decline
17 September 2018
The country’s watchdog isn’t happy after just four exploration wells were drilled last year
Battling the Brexit blues
28 August 2018
The UK's planned withdrawal from the EU in 2019 is causing uncertainties for the North Sea industry at a time when it could do without them
Tech firms ride North Sea revival
14 August 2018
Rising technology firms are offering innovations that meet the efficiency needs of North Sea operators