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Oil Tanker Incident on English Channel Share your comments
Monday, October 26, 2020The Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed that a maritime security incident took place on the oil/chemical tanker Nave Andromeda off the coast of the Isle of Wight on Sunday.

Neptune Installing Longest Heated Production Pipeline Share your comments
Friday, September 04, 2020Neptune Energy has begun installing the world's longest heated subsea production pipeline in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

North Sea Balder Extension Project Kicks Off Share your comments
Tuesday, June 16, 2020This photo shows the Jotun FPSO, which will be upgraded for the Balder Future project. PHOTO SOURCE: Vaar Energi

Hoard of North Sea Oil Is Starting to Diminish Share your comments
Wednesday, June 10, 2020A glut of benchmark North Sea oil that's been sitting on tankers for weeks is starting to diminish.

UKCS Gas Creates Under Half the GG of Imported LNG Share your comments
Thursday, May 28, 2020The production of natural gas from the UK Continental Shelf creates less than half as much greenhouse gas as imported Liquefied Natural Gas, according to the OGA.

Ineos Delays FPS Shutdown to Spring 2021 Share your comments
Wednesday, April 08, 2020Ineos FPS revealed Tuesday that it has postponed its Forties Pipeline System summer shutdown to spring 2021.

Eni to Charter New LNG-fueled Tankers Share your comments
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers has won a contract to build two LNG-fueled shuttle tankers for Eni.

FPS Reopens After Lightning Strike Share your comments
Tuesday, October 22, 2019The Forties Pipeline System has reopened following a full shutdown.

Equinor Okays Record-Large Floating Wind Farm in Norway Share your comments
Friday, October 11, 2019Equinor ASA made a final decision to invest in floating wind turbines to power offshore oil platforms off Norway after the government agreed to subsidize a large part of the cost.

INEOS Reduces FPS Flow for Repairs Share your comments
Monday, July 08, 2019INEOS has started progressively reducing the throughput of the Forties Pipeline System to fix one of the three processing units at Kinneil.

North Sea Ports Compete to Build LNG Import Terminals Share your comments
Friday, April 05, 2019The German case for LNG import terminals rests on the need to increase the country's gas imports as North Sea gas production declines.

North Sea Pipeline System to Get Overhaul Share your comments
Wednesday, February 27, 2019INEOS plans a major investment in the UK North Sea's largest pipeline system.

Equinor Explores Floating Wind Turbines To Power N. Sea Oilfields Share your comments
Tuesday, August 28, 2018Equinor is considering whether to build a pioneering offshore wind farm with floating turbines to supply electricity to 2 North Sea oilfields.

Sources: UK Oil Terminal Closure Delays Brent Cargoes In May, June Share your comments
Friday, May 04, 2018North Sea Brent crude cargoes for loading in May and June have been delayed.

UK's Brent Oilfields Halt Output Due To Terminal Closure Share your comments
Thursday, May 03, 2018North Sea oilfields connected to the Brent oil pipeline have stopped production due to a shutdown at the UK's Sullom Voe oil terminal.

North Sea Forties Crude Oil Pipeline Restarts - Spokesman Share your comments
Thursday, February 08, 2018Oil and natural gas have begun flowing again from the Forties pipeline in the North Sea, following a brief outage the previous day.

Britain's Biggest Oil Pipeline Shut For Second Time In Two Months Share your comments
Wednesday, February 07, 2018Britain's biggest and most important oil and gas pipeline Forties was shut for a second time in two months on Wednesday.

North Sea Catcher Area Development Sells First Export Cargo Share your comments
Wednesday, January 24, 2018The first export cargo of oil from the North Sea Catcher Area development, containing approximately 500,000 barrels, has been sold at a premium to Brent.

Scottish Government Launches Low Carbon Innovation Fund Share your comments
Monday, January 22, 2018The Scottish government is launching an $83 million fund to 'keep Scotland at the forefront of low carbon innovation'.

Forties Oil Pipeline Crack Under Investigation by UK Regulator Share your comments
Thursday, January 04, 2018The U.K. Health and Safety Executive is investigating the causes of a crack in a key North Sea oil pipeline.

Forties Pipeline System Now Fully Operational Share your comments
Tuesday, January 02, 2018The Forties Pipeline System is now fully operational following repair work on the asset, Ineos has confirmed.

Premier's New Oil Field Offers Relief After UK Pipe Halt Share your comments
Wednesday, December 27, 2017A new UK North Sea oil field came online last week, offering one of the country's largest independent operators some relief.

World's Most Important Oil Benchmark Feels Strain of Pipe Crack Share your comments
Thursday, December 21, 2017When a vital North Sea oil pipeline cracked earlier this month, it did more than halt the flow of barrels.

Forties Pipeline System Repairs Scheduled to Complete by Christmas Share your comments
Thursday, December 21, 2017Repair work on the Forties Pipeline System is scheduled to complete around Christmas based on current estimates.

Ineos Presses Ahead With Crude Pipeline Repairs Share your comments
Wednesday, December 20, 2017Ineos says repairs to Britain's Forties crude pipeline are underway.

Ineos Says Forties Oil Pipeline Repair Timeframe Unchanged Share your comments
Tuesday, December 19, 2017The timeframe to repair Britain's Forties crude oil pipeline in the North Sea remains 2-4 weeks.

Ineos Sticks To 2-4 Week Forties Pipeline Repair Estimate, Assessing Damage Share your comments
Monday, December 18, 2017Repairing Britain's Forties crude oil pipeline in the North Sea is still expected to take two to four weeks, operator Ineos said.

UK Forties Oil Cargoes Delayed For Weeks By Pipeline Shutdown Share your comments
Friday, December 15, 2017The loading dates of Forties crude cargoes, which help set the global Brent benchmark, have been delayed by at least two weeks

Forties Pipeline System Crack 'Stabilized' Share your comments
Thursday, December 14, 2017The small hairline crack in the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) at Red Moss, south of Aberdeen, has stabilized, Ineos confirmed in a company statement Thursday.

CML to Acquire 65% Interest in Esmond Transportation System Share your comments
Tuesday, December 12, 2017CATS Management Limited (CML) agrees to acquire a 65% interest in the Esmond Transportation System (ETS).

Britain's Biggest Oil Pipeline Shut 'For Weeks' For Repairs Share your comments
Monday, December 11, 2017Britain's largest oil pipeline could shut down for weeks for unscheduled repair work.

Ancala Acquires Apache's Two North Sea Gas Pipeline Assets Share your comments
Monday, November 20, 2017Ancala Partners finalizes its acquisition of Apache's interests in two North Sea gas pipeline assets.

North Sea Oil Sandwiched as US Ships Crude Like Never Before Share your comments
Tuesday, October 10, 2017As crude oil gushes out of the US like never before, it looks increasingly like North Sea oil will suffer collateral damage.

North Sea Oil Market Waves Red Flag At Brent Bulls Share your comments
Wednesday, October 04, 2017A recovery in US crude exports and falling European refining margins have sent prices of North Sea barrels tumbling.

In Sign Of Oil Rebalancing, North Sea Floating Storage Shrinks Share your comments
Thursday, September 07, 2017The volume of global price benchmark North Sea crude being held in floating storage has declined sharply since mid-August, according to shipping data and trade sources.

Oil Tankers Store Most Oil This Year as Glut Won't Die Share your comments
Monday, June 19, 2017Oil traders are resorting to storing more and more oil at sea amid swelling output in the Atlantic region.