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April 22, 2024
Hanz was discovered in 1997. After the delivery of the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Ivar Aasen area, which included the Hanz development, the project matured an optimized development solution by re-using subsea production systems (SPS) from the Jette field. It is the first time that production equipment has been re-used in a new field development on the NCS.
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April 17, 2024
The latest Ringhorne North exploration well in PL 956 was successful with estimated recoverable resources of between 13 and 23 MMbbl of oil.
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April 16, 2024
Once completed, the N05-A Platform will be the first electrified gas production platform in the North Sea, which will run entirely on offshore renewable energy from the nearby Riffgat offshore wind farm.
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April 11, 2024
BlueNord, on behalf of its partners in the Danish Underground Consortium, announced that gas processing and export from the Tyra Satellite Herald field on the Danish Continental Shelf has begun.
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April 10, 2024
At the end of Q1 2024, Electromagnetic Geoservices had one vessel on charter, the Atlantic Guardian. The Atlantic Guardian was taken out of warm stack on Feb. 29, 2024, and began mobilization for a fully prefunded multi-client survey in the North Sea.
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April 10, 2024
A subsidiary of Shelf Drilling (North Sea), Ltd. has secured a contract extension for the Shelf Drilling Barsk jack-up rig with Equinor for operations at the Gudrun field in the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
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April 08, 2024
The field is expected to come on stream during the first half of 2027 and is anticipated to operate until 2031 with potential for extension. Plateau oil production is estimated at around 26,000 boed and is expected within the first year of production.
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April 04, 2024
All installations on the Utsira High are now receiving power from shore, saving emissions amounting to about 1.2 million tonnes of CO₂ per year.
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April 01, 2024
The scope of work on Åsgard A covers the recovery of two risers, installation of one new riser and flexible jumper and engineering, procurement, and installation of GRP Covers to protect the jumper. Offshore operations are schedule for fall 2024.
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March 26, 2024
Right across the UK, the existing oil and gas supply chain already has 60%-80% of the capabilities needed to develop these new energy technologies. But current policy and political rhetoric present serious challenges to these firms’ ambitions to scale up and seize these opportunities.
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March 25, 2024
The Norwegian Offshore Directorate announced that it has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for exploration well 24/6-5 in production license 203 in Norwegian North Sea.
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March 22, 2024
At plateau, the Tyra hub will produce 5.7 MMcmg and 22,000 bopd, once again making Denmark self-sufficient and a net exporter of natural gas.
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March 21, 2024
Heisenberg, a new shallow play in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea, is now estimated to hold recoverable volumes in the range of 24 to 56 MMboe.
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March 19, 2024
ASCO will leverage its service lines from quayside operations, materials management, ship agency, road transport, aviation and environmental services including Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM).
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March 14, 2024
Archer AS, KCA Deutag Drilling Norway AS and Odfjell Operations AS will deliver drilling, completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modification services on 19 of Equinor’s fixed installations.
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March 13, 2024
The joint venture between Harbour Energy, Aker BP and Sval Energi confirmed a natural gas discovery in well 15/9-25 in the North Sea.
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March 12, 2024
Perenco UK announced a decommissioning milestone with the successful completion of the plug & abandonment of three subsea wells at the Gawain field in the UK Southern North Sea, including the removal of the associated subsea infrastructure.
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March 11, 2024
NEO Energy is one of a handful of newcomers to the UK North Sea that in recent years has swept up oil and gas assets, in particular those from majors who have left the aging basin to pursue higher returns elsewhere.
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March 07, 2024
The Chancellor’s plan to continue the tax undermines OEUK’s manifesto proposals for a homegrown energy transition intended to boost domestic energy investment and drive the shift to greater production of wind and hydrogen energy, alongside the introduction of large-scale UK carbon capture and storage facilities. 
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March 06, 2024
The windfall tax has been heavily criticized by the North Sea oil and gas producers for disproportionately impacting smaller companies. While Russia’s war in Ukraine help push up profits for energy giants such as bp Plc and Shell Plc, the bulk of those earnings come from operations outside of the UK and therefore aren’t taxed in Britain.
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March 05, 2024
During Q4 2023, the deviated well 42/30-C06 was drilled and completed with the Valaris-247 rig in 48 m water depth, delivering an estimated reserve addition of around 20 Bcf to 40 Bcf from a previously undrilled block at the North-Eastern edge of the Ravenspurn South field.
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