Production has restarted from the North Sea Breagh field after a seven week shut down due to mechanical problems at the onshore terminal where gas is landed.
[Read more ] • 31.12.2013
Oslo-listed EMGS has landed a deal to deliver data from its extensive electromagnetic survey catalogue covering the Barents Sea.
Results from the Mantra prospect well offshore Norway indicate that the drilling has failed to find hydrocarbons.
[Read more ] • 24.12.2013
Malaysia's Bumi Armada has signed a US $1.4 billion deal to supply a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessel for the UK North Sea Kraken field development.
[Read more ] • 23.12.2013
BP could be allowed to restart production from the UK North Sea Rhum gas field which is co-owned by the National Iranian Oil Company soon after production there was halted back in 2010 due to sanctions.
Operator Det norske oljeselskap has cut its risks on a forthcoming Norwegian exploration which is due to kick off in the New Year.
[Read more ] • 19.12.2013
Sweden's PA Resources has farmed out 40% of its equity in a Danish offshore licence and more than half of another in Germany's offshore sector in the North Sea.
[Read more ] • 16.12.2013
Drilling has kicked off on a new Norwegian exploration on the Butch East pros pect following the 2011 Butch field discovery and near to existing infrastructure.
[Read more ] • 30.12.2013
North Africa explorer Circle Oil is preparing to drill in the
Mediterranean Sea with a series of tenders now out in the market to support its forthcoming campaign.
Norwegian floating production provider BW Offshore has taken a further step towards a bigger stake in the Brazilian deepwater market with a letter of intent to participate in an oil development there.
[Read more ] • 13.12.2013
Helicopter operator CHC has admitted that the EC225 North Sea flight ban in northern Europe impacted its results for its second quarter.
[Read more ] • 12.12.2013
Norway's Aker Solutions has stated work on Front End Engineering and Design for the giant Johan Sverdrup field development.
Oslo-listed Seabird exploration reports the cancellation of a contract for one of its vessels which was worth US $16 million.
Bergen-based GG Rieber Shipping has secured a newly extended contract for one of its vessels named after a famous Arctic explorer
An option for construction of a new ice-equipped seismic survey ship has been extended by Bergen-based GC Rieber Shipping.
[Read more ] • 06.12.2013
More help for the UK shale gas industry has been announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his autumn statement which promises new tax allowances for onshore exploration.
German's RWE Dea is to hire the Leiv Eiriksson deepwater
semi-submersible for drilling on the Titan prospect offshore Norway next year.
[Read more ] • 05.12.2013
Oslo-listed IGas Energy has secured $30 million of new funding from a new bond issues which it plans to use for gas monetisation.
[Read more ] • 04.12.2013
Partners in the giant Johan Sverdrup discovery offshore Norway have pledged to finalse the development concept for the field early next year.
[Read more ] • 20.12.2013
Chevron North Sea has selected Dolphin Drilling's Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible for a US $255 million drilling campaign commencing in 2015 which will follow on from its existing contract for the drilling unit.