Regional News: North Sea
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Statoil Awards Mariner Supply Contracts to Asco UK
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Norway's Statoil awards the supply base and warehousing contracts for the Mariner field development to Asco UK.
UK Oil & Gas Authority Issues 'Call to Action'
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 A report from the new Oil & Gas Authority issues a "call to action" to protect and sustain the UK oil and gas industry.
Odfjell Wins Drilling Engineering Contract for Johan Sverdrup
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Norway's Odfjell Drilling wins the drilling engineering subcontract for the Johan Sverdrup field's drilling platform topside.
Lime Petroleum Acquires 30% Stake in PL338C off Norway from Lundin
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Lime Petroleum acquires 30 percent interest in PL338C offshore Norway from Lundin Petroleum.
Technip Wins New Subsea Contract West of Shetland
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 France's Technip is awarded a new subsea contract for Total's Glenvit project, West of Shetland, UK.
Lundin Farms Out Gemini Prospect Offshore Norway
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Lundin Petroleum agrees to farm out a 30% working interest in Norway's PL338C license to Lime Petroleum.
North Sea's Valemon Platform Successfully Hooked Up
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Wood Group Mustang Norway reports the successful hook-up of Statoil's Valemon platform in the Norwegian North Sea.
Aibel Wins $1B Johan Sverdrup Deck Construction Contract
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Statoil awards Aibel the $1-billion contract to build the deck for the Johan Sverdrup field's drilling platform.
Latest Activity Survey 'Paints Bleak Picture' of UK Oil, Gas Sector
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Oil & Gas UK's latest Activity Survey report "paints a bleak picture" of the industry on the UK Continental Shelf.
Statoil Starts Up Oseberg Delta 2 Field, On Time, Under Budget
Monday, February 23, 2015 Norway's Statoil starts up production at its Oseberg Delta 2 development in the North Sea.
Lime Inks Deal with Tullow Oil for 20% Stake in 3 Licenses Off Norway
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Lime Petroleum inks agreement with Tullow Oil to acquire 20 percent stake in three licenses in the Norwegian Sea.
BG Group Comes Up Dry in Norwegian North Sea
Monday, February 16, 2015 BG Group drills two wildcat wells in the Norwegian North Sea that, despite finding good-quality reservoir rocks, are classified as 'dry'.
Statoil Gives Go-Ahead For $29B Oil Project
Friday, February 13, 2015 Statoil will move ahead with plans to develop the $29-billion Johan Sverdrup oilfield – which is expected to produce oil that will be profitable even after the recent price crash.
Statoil Makes Minor Oil Discovery in North Sea
Friday, February 13, 2015 Statoil makes an oil discovery of up to 13 million barrels near the Ekofisk in the Norwegian North Sea.
Lundin Makes Minor Gas Find in North Sea
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Lundin Petroleum makes a minor gas discovery northeast of the Johan Sverdrup field in the Norwegian North Sea.
Fred Olsen Reports Flat Revenues amid 'Challenging' Market
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Fred Olsen Energy reports revenues that are almost flat at $1.19 billion as it suspends dividends due to the 'challenging offshore market'.
UK Subsea Sector Set for Two Tough Years
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Trade body Subsea UK says the UK subsea industry is set for two years of tough times, but the sector could see a significant recovery between 2017 and 2019.
Britain's Hornsea Gas Storage Site Reports Unplanned Outage
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 The UK's Hornsea gas storage facility reduces its ability to deliver gas until late Thursday, SSE says.
Shell Plans to Start North Sea Brent Platform Decommissioning
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 Shell intends to start a 10-year process to dismantle and remove one of Britain's oldest and biggest oil platforms, Brent Delta, the company says.