Tagged With North Sea
Canadian cashflows tempt i3
23 June 2020
North Sea developer eyes cut-price production to bolster its balance sheet
Analysts fret on Hurricane’s single well reliance
16 June 2020
The North Sea fractured basement specialist’s dependence on one producing well at its Lancaster project is causing concern
PE Live: Decommissioning throws up opportunities
5 June 2020
Picking up the tab for end-of-life liabilities is inevitably a thorny issue in a mature basin. But decommissioning offers pros as well as cons
PE Live: Hope remains for UKCS buyers
2 June 2020
The landscape may look very different to when deals were struck. But it is not all bad news for those that acquired North Sea assets in recent years
PE Live: UKCS M&A faces challenges
2 June 2020
Downturns often usher in buying opportunities, but there are unique obstacles in the current environment
JOG goes back to the future
6 May 2020
A field already in decommissioning holds no fears for the North Sea newcomer’s bold regional plans
North Sea FIDs suffer slippage
7 April 2020
Two of the three most anticipated project green lights are postponed and a third looks at risk
Gloom overshadows North Sea exploration hits
20 March 2020
Two pieces of good news in the UK and Norway are buried by cost-cutting and depressed prices
A tale of two trading updates
19 March 2020
UK independent Enquest’s revised forecast for 2020 may be just six weeks removed from its previous guidance. But it is also a world away
OFSE sector steps up to carbon challenge
3 February 2020
Services firms have challenges but also opportunities in both reducing footprints and leading standardisation
IOG breathes new life into SNS
31 January 2020
Gas-focused producer sees growth opportunities in unloved discoveries
Gas pivot draws Premier lender’s fire
30 January 2020
A switch to the perceived cleaner fossil fuel has been a popular narrative for E&P firms but a major creditor has raised price concerns
North Sea collaboration shot
15 January 2020
Report suggests that UKCS actors are slipping back into bad habits
European exploration surprises on the upside
19 December 2019
Exploration interest remains high in the region even as political storms gather over the industry’s ‘license to operate’
Lundin juggles ‘the best barrel’ with returns
12 December 2019
The Norway-focused independent aims to reduce its carbon footprint while also keeping a smile on shareholders’ faces
Kerogen talks up dividend distributions
3 December 2019
Private equity firm says ongoing return of capital to investors could avert a potential North Sea exit crunch
Zennor sets sights on CNS upside
26 September 2019
Private equity backing ensures CNS player has a war chest for future acquisitions
North Sea asset sales healthy for now
22 September 2019
A post-2014 shake up has revitalised the basin, but challenges remain for private equity investors looking to exit, says RBC
West of Shetland M&A proves positive
12 September 2019
PE-backed Siccar Point sees recent ownership changes in West of Shetland assets as useful re-organisation
Serica thirsty for more
10 September 2019
The UK independent is in no mood for giving up on acquisitions after a major deal last year
BP gets Magnus money back
6 September 2019
Enquest pays off first loan issued in innovative North Sea financing deal
Shell links North Sea spend to collaboration
4 September 2019
The UK-Dutch major stresses an ongoing commitment to its home waters, but with conditions attached
Petrogas banks on Dutch experience
19 August 2019
The Omani firm hopes to bring learnings from its Netherlands’ acquisition to bear on its entry into the UKCS
Centrica to sell North Sea business
30 July 2019
The UK utility is confident of interest in its stake in Spirit Energy E&P arm
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