WorldOil Neptune announces first gas from Dutch North Sea well Neptune Energy announced first gas from the new L5a-D4 well in the deepest producing gas field of the Dutch North Sea. Defining the oilfield service sector’s role in meeting CO₂ goals As operators worldwide set ambitious net-zero-emissions goals, oilfield service companies have an opportunity to both play a key role in meeting these targets, and take a leadership position in shaping the path of the coming energy transition. Oceaneering and Aquaterra Energy ink decommissioning collaboration Under the agreement, the companies will offer tooling and services in four distinct areas: platform well abandonment, subsea well abandonment, topside and jacket removals and subsea removals. North Sea producer Siccar Point receives multiple buyout offers Siccar Point Energy Ltd., the North Sea oil producer backed by Blackstone Group Inc., has received final bids from suitors including Chrysaor Holdings Ltd. and Equinor ASA, people with knowledge of the matter said. Petrofac to establish Petrogas NEO UK’s new North Sea operations Petrofac has been selected by Petrogas NEO UK – a jointly owned company created by Petrogas EandP UK, and NEO Energy – to establish its new North Sea operation following its recently announced asset acquisition. Reshaped OGUK announced as industry gears up to deliver net zero blueprint The leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry has kicked off the new year with plans to champion the sector as part of a diverse energy mix. AIS Training and Survivex land Well-Safe Solutions training management contract The three-year contract will see AIS Training and Survivex deliver hundreds of industry-accredited technical and safety critical courses, as well as providing online training management software and competency management software. BP reshapes its UK North Sea portfolio with $625 million asset sale BP has agreed terms to sell its interests in the Andrew area in the central UK North Sea and its non-operating interest in the Shearwater field. UK continental shelf licensing round attracts more than 100 applications The 32nd UK Offshore Licensing Round, which closed on 12th November 2019, offered acreage in the Central North Sea, Northern North Sea, Southern North Sea and the West of Shetlands. Schedule overruns lead Perenco to cancel Maersk Resolute contract Maersk Drilling has received notification that Perenco is cancelling the previously announced three-well contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Resolute in the UK North Sea.