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North Sea Oil Output to Drop
Monday, March 25, 2019 Oil output in the North Sea will drop in May and June.
Strike Action Set for North Sea BP Platforms
Monday, March 25, 2019 UK union Unite’s Petrofac members working on BP platforms in the North Sea have voted for industrial action.
UK Oil and Gas Production Rises in 2018
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 UK oil and gas production increased by more than 4 percent last year, according to a new report by the Oil and Gas Authority.
TechnipFMC Wins North Sea Contract
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The latest Lundin Norway contract builds upon FEED work that TechnipFMC has already performed.
Bureau Veritas Wins Offshore Norway Contract
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Bureau Veritas will provide second- and third-party inspection services for the Fenja development.
Largest Licensing Award on NCS
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has offered 83 production licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf as part of its latest APA round.
North Sea Oda Field Gets Green Light
Monday, January 07, 2019 Norwegian authorities approve the application for the start up of the Oda field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Equinor Gets Green Light for Troll Phase 3
Friday, December 07, 2018 The Norwegian ministry of petroleum and energy approves the plan for development and operation for the Troll Phase 3 project.
Apache Brings North Sea Garten Field Online
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Apache Corporation initiates production from its Garten development in the UK sector of the North Sea.
Clair Ridge Comes Online
Friday, November 23, 2018 BP announces first oil production from the Clair Ridge project in the West of Shetland region offshore UK.
UKCS Reserves Could Sustain Output for 20+ Years
Thursday, November 08, 2018 The OGA's estimate for proven and probable (2P) UKCS reserves, as at end 2017, is 5.4 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
Apache Plans to Fast Track North Sea Find
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Apache plans to accelerate initial production from the Garten discovery from the first quarter of 2019 to the fourth quarter of this year.
North Sea Columbus Development Gets Green Light
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 The Field Development plan for the North Sea Columbus Development has been approved.
Green Light for North Sea Alligin Field
Monday, October 22, 2018 BP receives approval from the UK's Oil and Gas Authority to proceed with the Alligin development west of Shetland.
110MM Barrel North Sea Field Comes Online
Monday, October 15, 2018 The North Sea Oseberg Vestflanken 2 field came online on October 14.
FID Taken on UK North Sea Field
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 A final investment decision has been made to develop the UK central North Sea Arran field.
Norwegian Sea Gift Keeps on Giving
Friday, October 05, 2018 In production since 1997, the Equinor-operated Norne oil field in the Norwegian Sea just got a major boost in its recoverable reserves estimate.
BP Gets Green Light for North Sea Project
Thursday, September 27, 2018 BP receives approval from the UK's Oil and Gas Authority to proceed with the Vorlich development in the central North Sea.
Lancaster EPS Subsea Installation Completed
Thursday, September 13, 2018 Hurricane Energy says the installation of subsea umbilical, risers and flowlines for the Lancaster Early Production System has been 'successfully completed'.
West of Shetland Touted as Place to be for UK Growth
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 For UK growth, the West of Shetland is the place to be, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie.
Equinor, Partners to Develop Next Phase of Johan Sverdrup
Monday, August 27, 2018 Equinor and partners submit the development plan for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup project.
Britain's Premier Oil To Lift Peak Output At Catcher Field
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Premier Oil is set to raise stable peak production at its Catcher field in Britain's North Sea.
One-day Strike at Total's North Sea Oil, Gas Platforms Ended -Union
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Workers at three of French oil company Total's UK North Sea oil and gas platforms ended a 24-hour strike at 0500 GMT on Tuesday as scheduled, the Unite union said.
North Sea Tolmount Main Gas Field Gets Green Light
Monday, August 20, 2018 Premier Oil says the development of its Tolmount Main gas field, located in the southern North Sea, has been sanctioned by joint venture and infrastructure partners.
Exec Sees UKCS Jump with Shell Penguins Contract
Thursday, August 02, 2018 DNV GL will support Shell and ExxonMobil's redevelopment of the Penguins field.
First Oil at Offshore UK Lancaster Field on Track for 1H 2019
Thursday, August 02, 2018 First oil at the Lancaster field, located offshore UK, is on track for the first half of next year, Hurricane Energy plc's chief executive, Robert Trice, announced Thursday.
New Initiative 'Could Help Unlock' Over 3.5B Barrels in UKCS
Friday, July 20, 2018 The OGTC launches an industry-backed initiative, which it says could help unlock more than 3.5 billion barrels of reserves in marginal discoveries on the UK Continental Shelf.
OGA: UKCS Production Efficiency Improves for 5th Straight Year
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Production efficiency on the UK Continental Shelf has improved for the 5th consecutive year, according to a new report released by the Oil and Gas Authority.
Premier Oil's Board Approves UK Offshore Tolmount Project
Thursday, July 12, 2018 Premier Oil confirms that its board has approved the Tolmount gas project.
Serica: FDP Submitted for North Sea Project
Thursday, June 28, 2018 A Field Development Plan (FDP) has been submitted for the Columbus development in the central North Sea.
KCA Deutag Secures Total Drilling Contract
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 KCA Deutag's offshore business unit secures a new drilling contract with Total E & P UK Limited for the North Alwyn and Dunbar platforms.
Shell Gives Go-Ahead To Third North Sea Oil, Gas Project In 2018
Monday, June 25, 2018 Shell says it will develop the Fram gas field in the North Sea, its third project approval in the ageing basin this year.
Wintershall Submits $1.2B PDO for North Sea Field
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Wintershall Norge AS submits a $1.2 billion plan for development and operation for the North Sea Nova field.
UKCS Production Efficiency Rises for Fifth Straight Year
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 Production efficiency in the UK Continental Shelf rises to 74% in 2017.
UK North Sea Oil Output To Resume Decline After Brief Respite
Monday, March 26, 2018 The UK North Sea is set to resume a two-decade decline in oil production next year, consultancy Bernstein says.
Spirit Energy Given Consent to Use Drilling Facility for Production Wells
Friday, March 16, 2018 Petroleum Safety Authority Norway gives Spirit Energy consent to use the Maersk Interceptor drilling facility to drill production wells on the Oda field.
Offshore UK Catcher Development to Hit 60,000 Bpd Target Ahead of Plan
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Catcher is expected to reach an output rate of 60,000 barrels of oil per day in April.
UK's EnQuest Expects Higher Production This Year
Monday, February 19, 2018 EnQuest Plc expects higher production in 2018, helped by its flagship Kraken oilfield and its acquisition of a 25% stake in BP's Magnus oilfield.
Ineos: Forties Pipeline System is Safe
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Ineos confident FPS is safe following the discovery of a crack in December 2017.
Shell to Redevelop Penguins Field in UK North Sea
Monday, January 15, 2018 Shell confirms that it will redevelop the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.
North Sea Fields Resume Production Following FPS Repair
Friday, January 12, 2018 The Bruce, Keith and Rhum fields resume production following the successful repair of the Forties Pipeline System.
Premier Oil to Ramp Up Output at North Sea Catcher Field
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Premier Oil is planning to ramp up production from the Catcher field in the North Sea to 60,000 barrels of oil per day.
OGTC Invests $1.8MM in P&A Technology
Monday, January 08, 2018 The UK's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) is investing $1.8 million (GBP 1.3 million) in four well plugging and abandonment (P&A) projects.
Statoil To Extend Snorre Oilfield Output Under $2.3B Plan
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Norway's Statoil will extend output from its Snorre oilfield in the North Sea by some 25 years.
Partners to Invest in New Gas Module at Troll C Platform
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Output is set to rise from the North Sea's Fram field with new investment.
Premier Oil Stations FPSO at Catcher Field in North Sea
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Premier Oil secures a major advance in its North Sea fortunes.
Chevron Approves New Tech Investment To Raise Output At North Sea Field
Friday, October 20, 2017 Chevron approves an investment to increase output from its Captain oilfield by using a new water-injection technology for the first time in the North Sea, the company says.
EnQuest Profits Slide On Slower Kraken Oilfield Ramp-Up
Thursday, September 07, 2017 EnQuest reports a sharp drop in first-half profits on lower production and delays in ramping up its flagship Kraken oilfield.
Sources: UK Forties Oil Output Below Plan, Delaying Some Cargoes
Friday, August 25, 2017 The North Sea Forties crude stream is pumping less oil than expected, leading to delays in the loading of some cargoes of the crude, two trade sources say.
Engie Brings Norway's Gjoea Oil, Gas Field Back On Stream
Friday, July 07, 2017 The field was shut on June 21 following a gas leak.