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Hurricane Energy reports first lifting, oil sales from Lancaster EPS

Hurricane Energy plc has provided an operational update in relation to the Early Production System development of Lancaster field.

Defense, subsea sectors join forces to unlock UK competitiveness

A first of its kind collaboration between defense and oil and gas will lead to the development of advanced underwater technology to solve challenges across both sectors.

DeltaTek completes cementing services at Total's Ballindalloch field

Well construction specialist, DeltaTek Global, has announced the successful completion of its first SeaCure deployment for Total E&P UK.

Maersk Drilling awarded 100-day extension for Mærsk Innovator

Maersk Drilling has announced that CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, has exercised a one-well option for the Mærsk Innovator jackup rig to continue drilling infill wells at the Buzzard field on the UK Continental Shelf.

Well-Safe Solutions secures landmark contract for North Sea decommissioning project

Well-Safe Solutions today announced the award of a major contract to decommission up to 21 wells on Schooner and Ketch fields in the UKCS, operated by DNO North Sea (ROGB) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of DNO ASA.

SPE Offshore Europe gets brand new backdrop for 2019

This year, returning attendees of SPE Offshore Europe (OE) will notice some new scenery.

Creating the right jobs will ensure Vision 2035 succeeds

Interview with Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive, OGUK

SPE Offshore Europe-2019 conference chairman sees exciting future ahead for UKCS

Interview with OE 2019 Chairman Michael Borrell, Senior V.P., North Sea and Russia, Total

UKCS shows signs of upside potential

The business and operational improvements implemented during the downturn have positioned the UKCS as a much more attractive basin for E&P companies.

SPE Offshore Europe 2019 awaits you!

The SPE Offshore Europe 2019 conference and exhibition is fast approaching.

Total starts production in Culzean field, offshore UKCS

Total has started production in Culzean gas condensate field, on Block 22/25a, 230 km off the coast of Aberdeen.

World of oil and gas

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Several months ahead of schedule, Shell Offshore Inc., a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary—alongside partner CNOOC Petroleum Offshore SA, Inc., a subsidiary of CNOOC Limited—has begun producing at its Appomattox floating production system.

DNO awarded two new exploration licenses on UKCS

DNO ASA has been awarded two exploration licenses as operator by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), under the UK’s 31st licensing round.

Hurricane Energy reports first oil at Lancaster EPS, offshore UK

Hurricane Energy, a UK company focused on developing hydrocarbons in naturally fractured basement reservoirs, provided an update on its Lancaster field development.

Equinor awarded five new licenses on the UKCS

Equinor has today been awarded five licenses by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) - four as operator and one as partner.

Boskalis Subsea Services cements position in North Sea with £100-million clutch of contracts

Boskalis Subsea Services has cemented its position in the North Sea and affirmed its commitment to Aberdeen with new contracts, more people and bigger premises.

Investment on the rise in the oil and gas sector

In sharp contrast to the wider UK economy, North Sea operators and contractors are bucking the trend and investing across people, R&D, technology and new markets to support continued growth, according to an industry report released today (Wed., May 29, 2019).

Zennor provides Finlaggan field development update

Zennor Petroleum Limited, through its subsidiary Zennor Pathway Limited, is currently developing the 100% owned Finlaggan field in the UK Central North Sea (block 21/05c and 21/05d, Licence P2013).

Premier shares jump 48% as strong output drives 2019 forecast

Premier Oil rose the most in four months in London trading after increasing full-year forecasts for output and debt reduction.

Xodus grows capabilities with addition of renewables advisory team

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has expanded its renewables capabilities with the addition of a dedicated advisory unit.