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September 23, 2022
INEOS and its partners in the Solsort Unit, Danoil and Nordsøfonden, have agreed to develop the Solsort West field in the Danish part of the North Sea after having received the approval of the development from the Danish Energy Agency.
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September 23, 2022
TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract by Shell plc for the Jackdaw development, located in the United Kingdom North Sea.
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September 22, 2022
A national green light for fracing, the technique that triggered a huge boom in shale oil and gas in the U.S., is one of a handful of measures from Britain’s new leader to increase energy supplies in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It’s a controversial move that rolls back pledges made by her predecessor Boris Johnson in the government’s election manifesto.
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September 21, 2022
The government’s decision to release the results of its "Climate Compatibility Checkpoint" consultation on new oil and gas projects will boost UK energy security while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, Offshore Energies UK said.
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September 14, 2022
Global completions specialist Tendeka has signed a new multi-year contract extension to exclusively deliver standardized sand-face completion equipment across all Equinor’s assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
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September 08, 2022
New British Prime Minister Liz Truss removed a ban on drilling for shale gas, an effort to boost domestic energy supply that will have to overcome the same obstacles that stymied the industry for the past decade.
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September 06, 2022
The UK’s new government must double or even triple the rate of offshore wind turbine installations to meet its target of a four-fold increase in offshore renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report.
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September 05, 2022
Offshore Energies UK greeted the announcement of Liz Truss as the UK’s new Conservative Party leader as a fresh chance to renew the nation’s approach to energy security and accelerate the transition to cleaner energies with careful long-term investment in its home-grown oil and gas resources.
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September 05, 2022
Liz Truss won the bitter race to succeed Boris Johnson as UK prime minister, and will take power with the country facing brutal economic headwinds that threaten to plunge millions of Britons into poverty this winter.
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September 01, 2022
New research commissioned by Offshore Energies UK has revealed that young people are actively seeking careers that have a positive impact on society, with more than half of those surveyed saying they would consider a career in the UK’s energy sector.
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August 30, 2022
The UK will be almost wholly reliant on imported oil and gas within the next 15 years unless new licenses and investments are granted soon, the leading representative body for the UK’s offshore energy industry has said.
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August 26, 2022
Neptune Energy and its partners announced a new commercial oil discovery at the Ofelia exploration well (PL 929), close to the Gjøa field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
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August 24, 2022
New figures show domestic gas production in the first half of 2022 was 26% higher than the same period in 2021, which is enough to heat almost 3.5 million UK homes for a year.
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August 24, 2022
Neptune Energy has begun an infill drilling campaign at its operated Cygnus gas field in the southern North Sea, with the potential to unlock enough gas to heat an additional 200,000 UK homes per year from this winter.
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August 16, 2022
Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. announced a contract award by Well‐Safe to utilize the Trident Intervention System and technical services for UK North Sea Abandonments.
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August 12, 2022
As the race to number 10 accelerates, Offshore Energies UK has written open letters to Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss asking them to help consumers over the short and long term by ensuring the next cabinet prioritizes reliable and cleaner energy produced in the UK.
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August 08, 2022
Britain needs to keep developing new oil and gas fields in the North Sea even as it rolls out major offshore wind and carbon capture and storage projects across the country, according Shell’s UK head of upstream.
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August 04, 2022
The forecast fell £1.5 billion to £44.5 billion last year – contributing to a total cut of £15 billion since 2017, when the North Sea Transition Authority introduced a baseline estimate of £59.7 billion and set a target of reducing costs by 35% to £39 billion by end-2022.
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July 28, 2022
Neptune Energy has begun drilling on the Ofelia exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, the company announced.
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July 27, 2022
Supply chain companies in the UK offshore oil and gas sector are in prime position to win work in carbon capture and storage if urgent action is taken by governments and industry, a new report indicates.
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July 27, 2022
The search for carbon storage sites, wind farm locations and potential hydrocarbon fields has received a significant boost as more than 132 terabytes of seismic data has been uploaded on to the National Data Repository.
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