Tagged With UK
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
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
West of Shetland takes centre stage
8 August 2019
Exploration in the region may lead to the partial revival of the UK Continental Shelf
Iran plays naval cat-and-mouse game in the Gulf
5 August 2019
Western military protection for its tankers is expanding, but unconventional tactics remain a threat
Tankers improvise to avoid Gulf tensions
2 August 2019
Tankers are crossing sea-lanes and hugging the coasts to avoid high-risk areas in the Strait of Hormuz
Immediate threat to Gulf oil flow lifted
23 July 2019
The UK and Iran have shown that they do not want the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker to be the trigger for an armed conflict
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
Fracking tsar quits after government inaction
3 May 2019
The UK shale gas industry has long struggled to gain traction and sees no green light in sight
The changing landscape of north-west Europe
8 February 2019
A rebound in the region is happening above and below water
Carbon market faces Brexit deal or no-deal conundrum
8 February 2019
Brexit uncertainty leaves carbon market and climate policy hanging fire
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
Tremors run through UK fracking industry
24 January 2019
Cuadrilla’s UK fracking resumption has been a stop-start affair
Small players drive a revival in the North Sea
17 December 2018
Norway and the UK showed increasing appeal for E&P firms in 2018, with M&A moves propelling investment into the North Sea—but Brexit was a concern for some in the UK side of the play
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
Renewables face increasingly level playing field
2 November 2018
Adoption of green energy will only grow, as technology makes renewables increasingly cost competitive
UK resumes fracking after seven-year hiatus
23 October 2018
Fracking is underway again in northern England, but don’t expect a US-style shale boom any time soon
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
Deep-water hopes still high in northwest Europe
24 September 2018
Efficiency savings and the use of existing infrastructure mean deep-water prospects look more promising than they have done in recent years
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