Regional News: North Sea

By Category:
Articles From:

Results22 articles shown

Deepsea Bergen Finishes Yard-Stay
Friday, October 09, 2015 Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Bergen (mid-water semisub) finishes its yard-stay in connection with a five year special periodic survey and is now in transit to Norway to resume operations.

Israel's Delek Buys $66M Stake in North Sea Oil Producer Ithaca
Friday, October 09, 2015 Israeli gas firm Delek Group acquires a near 20-percent stake in North Sea-focused oil producer Ithaca Energy for $66 million.

The North Sea Dilemma: Continue to Invest or Start Decommissioning?
Thursday, October 08, 2015 Consultant Roland Berger discusses whether cost cutting today is removing the ability of oilfield services companies to capitalize on the opportunities of tomorrow?

Eni Wins Permission to Extend Use of Service Rig on Arctic Field
Thursday, October 08, 2015 Italy's Eni receives permission from Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority to extend the use of a service rig on its troubled Arctic Goliat oilfield.

Statoil: Statfjord Oil Spill is No More than 250 Barrels
Thursday, October 08, 2015 Statoil says that an oil spill discovered at its Statfjord A platform in the Norwegian North Sea is no more than 250 barrels.


Budget: Norway's Aasta Hansteen Gas Field to Delay Start-up to 2018
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Production from the Statoil-operated Aasta Hansteen gas field offshore Norway could start in 2018, later than previously planned, according to the Norway's Oil and Energy Ministry.

RGU Graduates Set up Subsea Technology Business
Monday, October 05, 2015 Two graduates of Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen have set up Impact Subsea which aims to create a new generation of subsea products.

Statoil Buys Stake in Alfa Sentral Gas Field License on UKCS
Friday, October 02, 2015 Norway's Statoil pays $15 million for a 24-percent stake in the UK license that contains the Alfa Sentral gas and condensate field.

Statoil Drills Dry Well in North Sea
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Wildcat well 25/11-28, located in the Statoil Petroleum AS operated production license 169, has come up dry.

Statoil Cuts Capex for Johan Sverdrup Development
Friday, September 25, 2015 Statoil cuts the Phase One costs of developing one of Norway's biggest oilfield projects.

Independent 'Makes Progress' Towards Drilling Skipper Well
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Independent Oil & Gas makes "significant progress" towards drilling a well on the Skipper license in the UK North Sea.

LoSal: BP's Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery Technology
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Rigzone takes a closer look at BP's LoSal enhanced oil recovery technology that is being used on the Clair Ridge development in the UK zone of the North Sea.

Premier Reports Production Ahead of Guidance
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Premier oil reports that its production has remained ahead of guidance for 2015, and that it expects first oil from its Solan field during the fourth quarter.

Shutdown at North Sea Buzzard Oilfield Likely to be Moved to November
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 A planned shutdown of the UK North Sea's Buzzard oilfield is likely to be rescheduled to November from October, according to an industry source.

Amec Foster Wheeler Secures $55M EPC Contract with BP
Monday, September 21, 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler secures an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with BP, worth $55 million, for the provision of additional living quarters for the Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP).

Suncor Granted Drilling Permit for North Sea Well
Friday, September 18, 2015 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Suncor Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 25/10-14 S, located in production license 571 in the central North Sea.

ROV Inspection Firm Wins New Business
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Remotely-operated vehicle firm ROVOP wins $3.9 million of new contracts with oil, gas and offshore wind customers in one month.

IKM Ocean Design Wins Johan Sverdrup Contract
Monday, September 14, 2015 IKM Ocean Design wins EPC contract for work on Johan Sverdrup's gas export solution.

Making the North Sea Work in a $60 World
Friday, September 11, 2015 Rigzone talks to two key figures from the UK oil and gas industry about how the North Sea industry can remain sustainable in a $60-per-barrel world.

Low Oil Price to Hasten UKCS Decom Opportunity
Thursday, September 10, 2015 The UK oilfield services sector is set to benefit from a significant increase in decommissioning activity in the North Sea, according to industry observers Rigzone has spoken to at Offshore Europe.

Archer Seeking to Change Industry Mind on Modular Platform Rigs
Thursday, September 10, 2015 The number of North Sea wells set for abandonment could present an opportunity for modular rigs for drilling platforms, an Archer official tells Rigzone.

Sky Futures Launches 48-Hour Drone Inspection Service for the North Sea
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Sky Futures uses Offshore Europe 2015 to launch its new 48-hour Rapid Response Service for the North Sea region.