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Faroe Petroleum Acquires North Sea Interests for $20M
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Faroe Petroleum announces its conditional acquisition of Roc Oil (GB Holdings) Limited for a payment that could total up to $20 million.

Go-Ahead Given for Biggest UK Field Found in a Decade
Monday, August 31, 2015 Maersk Oil says that the UK's biggest hydrocarbon discovery for a decade has been approved for development, and will support an estimated 6,000 UK jobs.

IOG Gets 3-Month Skipper License Extension
Friday, August 28, 2015 Independent Oil and Gas is granted a three month extension for the Skipper license, located in the North Sea, by the Oil and Gas Authority.

Total Sells North Sea Gas Pipelines For $907M
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Total has agreed to sell some of its gas pipeline assets in the UK's North Sea to North Sea Midstream Partners for $907 million.

NPD Grants Statoil Drilling Permit in North Sea
Thursday, August 27, 2015 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 25/11-28, located in the central part of the North Sea in production license 169.

  


Lime Norway Acquires 30% Interest in North Sea's PL410 from Lundin
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Malaysia's Hibiscus Petroleum partly-owned unit Lime Petroleum Norway acquires a 30 percent stake in license PL410 in the North Sea from Lundin Petroleum.

EnQuest Reports 'Solid' First-Half Results
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Analysts judge EnQuest's first-half results, which included a 20.2-percent decrease in EBITDA profit, as 'solid' amid the lower oil price.

North Energy Looks to Cut Cost after Dry Wells
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Norway's North Energy says it will be looking at further cost-cutting measures after it drilled two dry wells during the second quarter.

Prosafe Wins North Sea Accommodation Vessel Contract
Monday, August 17, 2015 Norwegian offshore accommodation provider Prosafe SE signs a $60-million deal to supply a vessel to an unnamed client for work in the UK North Sea.

Statoil Installs 1st Piece of the Johan Sverdrup Field Development
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Statoil says the first piece of the Johan Sverdrup field development has been completed with the installation of a 280-ton pre-drilling template.

Mariner A Steel Jacket On its Way to the North Sea
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Statoil reports that the steel jacket for its Mariner A platform in the UK North Sea is now en route to the Mariner field in the UK North Sea.

Strategic Approach to Decom Activity Could Create Opportunities on UKCS
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 KPMG says a more strategic approach to decommissioning activity on the UK Continental Shelf could create new opportunities for the country's offshore oil and gas sector.

Maersk Giant Rig Wins North Sea Work with DONG Energy
Monday, August 10, 2015 Maersk drilling secures a 150-day contract for its Maersk Giant rig with DONG Energy.

Noreco Production Falls in July 2015
Friday, August 07, 2015 Noreco reveals that its overall production figures in July 2015 were lower than figures reported in June 2015.

GMB Members Accept Latest OCA Proposals
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 GMB union members vote to accept the latest proposals by the Offshore Contractors' Association over changes to conditions for offshore workers in the North Sea.