Tagged With Offshore
North American offshore to comeback from Macondo disaster
4 January 2013
Following a difficult time since the Macondo disaster in 2010, US offshore drilling is set for a comeback
East Mediterranean’s new play gets hotter
4 April 2012
Israel’s burgeoning gas reserves could transform a region
Malaysia’s upstream revitalised with new approach
16 February 2012
A new approach to addressing Malaysia’s declining oil production looks set to bear fruit and Petronas is leading the way with massive upstream spending
Explorers offered pick of UK offshore blocks
7 February 2012
The UK’s 27th licensing round, thrown open on 1 February, offers explorers their choice of 2,800 blocks covering virtually the entire unlicensed offshore
How UK oil and gas policy was made
3 January 2012
The volatile history of UK offshore oil and gas policy provides a number of lessons for emerging producers
Kosmos' Akasa find lifts Jubilee area offshore Ghana
1 September 2011
A substantial discovery made by US firm Kosmos seems set to lead to a new oil development immediately east of the Jubilee field
Philippines counts on upstream revival
17 August 2011
A new E&P push is planned to revitalise the Philippines’ energy sector, but in the meantime, LNG is seen as a short-term solution to a growing power crisis
Nova Scotia touts offshore potential following study
10 August 2011
Nova Scotia is increasing estimates of its offshore resources following a C$15 million ($15 million) geological study it will follow up with a licensing round next spring
Managing rising drilling-insurance premiums after spill
17 May 2011
Offshore operators must embrace a new approach to insurance in an increasingly complex and costly market
Industry riled by ‘no we can’t’ US energy policy
5 May 2011
Representatives of the US offshore industry are demanding that the Obama administration lift political obstacles to exploration
Australia super-sizes offshore offerings
18 April 2011
With massive frontier tracts up for grabs in Australia’s latest bid round, the government hopes the prospect of big discoveries will lure the majors
China rattles its sabre over disputed reserves
5 April 2011
Tensions are rising in southeast Asia as China re-stakes its claims on disputed maritime areas, and potentially large hydrocarbon reserves
Angola’s exploration-licence interests
28 January 2011
A block-by-block breakdown of licence holders in Angola
Strong interest in UK's 26th licensing round
14 December 2010
53 companies won operatorships in the round
Oil industry rejects UK offshore moratorium
30 September 2010
THE UK's offshore safety culture is robust and there is no reason to halt drilling operations in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) oil spill, industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has told a parliamentary investigation
United Kingdom: Grand wind-power plans far from assured
1 September 2010
DOZENS of wind farms are in the pipeline and manufacturers are queuing up to build turbines in the UK, attracted by positive noises from the new coalition government and existing incentives
Greenland: Cairn Energy ventures into Arctic waters
29 July 2010
Cairn Energy has started exploration drilling offshore Greenland, sparking concerns about the environmental impact on the Arctic region's pristine waters
New laws place Brazil's oil and gas firmly under state control
1 July 2010
Policy decisions hand Petrobras significant control of Brazil's offshore oil resources, pushing private-sector explorers to look to shallower waters
Venezuela sanctions offshore gas project
4 May 2010
Venezuela's urgent need to exploit its gas resources seems to be outweighing President Hugo Chávez's dislike of Western firms
UK awards big offshore wind-power concessions
1 February 2010
The UK's ambitious offshore wind-power programme – the world's largest – has moved into a new phase with the selection of firms to build some 30 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by 2020. Now there just remains the small task of getting the job done
Offshore Alaska: the upstream oil industry's next frontier
4 January 2010
Alaska could hold impressive offshore oil reserves
Offshore operations and maintenance; a growing market
4 January 2010
Sustaining oil and gas output depends on investment in offshore operation and maintenance
Black Sea: Turkey and Romania assess their offshore potential
21 April 2009
The oil and gas potential of the Black Sea is growing increasingly important for its littoral states.