UK/UKCS

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February 26, 2024
The transaction allows Serica the option to participate in the re-development of the Buchan field (formally re-named “Buchan Horst”) and other potential projects in the GBA, such as the development of the J2 and Verbier discoveries.
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February 15, 2024
Ithaca reported an estimated 2023 net Rosebank capital spend of $97 million, in line with management guidance of $90 - $110 million. This reflects the meaningful activity in 2023 as project activity ramps up to support a targeted first oil date in 2026/27.
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February 09, 2024
The UK’s offshore energy industry has warned 42,000 jobs and £26billion of economic value would be wiped out under new Labour proposals to extend the windfall tax on UK oil and gas producers.
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February 06, 2024
The Feb. 1 “equipment incident” involved the Ocean GreatWhite drilling rig about 125 miles (200 kilometers) west of the Shetland Islands, the company said in a U.S. filing on Monday. BP is leasing the vessel through at least August. Diamond Offshore describes it on its website as “one of the world’s largest ultra-deepwater harsh environment semisubmersible” rigs.
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January 23, 2024
The contract will see Aquaterra Energy deliver a comprehensive range of offshore analysis services, including riser and conductor analysis for jack-ups and semi-submersibles, plus integrity management, decommissioning and late life analysis.
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January 17, 2024
The Victory field is expected to produce around 150 MMcfgd (approximately 25,000 boed). Most of the field’s recoverable gas is expected to be extracted by the end of the decade.
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January 10, 2024
Wood’s Operations business will deliver engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) services to enhance the central processing facility of bp’s Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) production hub in the central North Sea.
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January 09, 2024
The Catcher area produces from 20 subsea wells from the Catcher, Varadero and Burgman fields. The wells are a combination of water injection and production wells, which are tied-back to the BW Catcher FPSO.
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December 22, 2023
The so-called Extended Continental Shelf covers about 1 million square kilometers (386,100 square miles), predominantly in the Arctic and Bering Sea, an area of increasing strategic importance where Canada and Russia also have claims.
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December 18, 2023
Petrofac has secured an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) framework agreement with TotalEnergies.
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November 30, 2023
As part of a strategic review, Waldorf has “spoken to most of the independents in the UK about how we can get a better risk-adjusted return on our business,” he said during an investor update Thursday.
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November 22, 2023
(WO) — Celebrating excellence in offshore decommissioning, the OEUK Awards announced the industry leaders on Nov. 21 during a grand gala at the annual Decommissioning Conference in St. Andrews.
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November 21, 2023
(WO) — Shutting down obsolete North Sea energy installations is a business opportunity worth more than £20 billion ($25 billion) over the next decade, according to calculations by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).
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November 07, 2023
The proposed annual licensing rounds will only take place if two key tests are met that support the transition to net zero.
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November 06, 2023
Legislation to be set out in the King’s Speech on Tuesday would require the North Sea Transition Authority regulator to invite applications to drill for fossil fuels in the North Sea each year, according to a statement issued by Sunak’s office.
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November 06, 2023
Seagull sustains continued production through the ETAP CPF, which supports 350 full-time jobs, 270 offshore and 80 onshore.
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October 30, 2023
Licensing is the first step taken by energy production companies with the regulator to find and produce homegrown supplies, managing the nation’s reliance on imports and safeguarding its world-class energy workforce.
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October 30, 2023
There are currently 284 offshore fields in production in the UK North Sea and an estimated 5.25 Boe in total projected production to 2050.
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October 12, 2023
In its Emissions Report 2023, OEUK estimates that emissions from production in the UK fell to the equivalent of 14.28 million tonnes of CO2 in 2022. This compares with the 2018 figure of 18.9 million tonnes.
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October 11, 2023
Offshore Energies UK, the leading representative body for the offshore energies industry, attended Labour’s annual conference in Liverpool, participating in panel sessions and hosting a discussion on the energy transition with The New Statesman.
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October 03, 2023
As part of its scope, subsea specialist DeepOcean removed 6 subsea conductors and 4 vertical supports at varying water depths and removed the upper conductor guideframes with an estimated weight of 400 tonnes, together with the design and installation of bespoke clamps.
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