UK unveils landmark strategy to reach net-zero by 2050

The UK government has launched its landmark net-zero strategy, outlining measures to lower its reliance on fossil fuels and transition to a green and sustainable future as part of its commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. The strategy comes … Read More

National Grid Expresses Interest in Creating a North Sea Energy Island

Another National Grid project to power a subsea interconnector between the UK and Norway The UK-based National Grid and two other parties are investigating options to create a North Sea-based “energy island” that envisions offshore wind farms supplying electricity to … Read More

Stena rig wraps up North Sea well for Tailwind

UK-based Tailwind has revealed that the Evelyn development well, located in the UK North Sea, has been drilled, completed, and tested on time and on budget, using a Stena Drilling-owned rig. The well was managed and operated by Petrofac on … Read More

UK regulator rejects Shell’s plan for North Sea gas project

UK petroleum regulator has not approved Shell’s proposed plan for an ultra-high pressure/high-temperature gas field in the UK North Sea. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content Subscribe to continue  Become … Read More

Lundin produces first oil from tie-back project in North Sea

Oil and gas company Lundin Energy has achieved the first oil from the Solveig field, a subsea tie-back development into the Edvard Grieg platform in the North Sea offshore Norway. Solveig field; Source: Lundin The field development plan was submitted … Read More

Aker BP files development plan with fast-track solution for North Sea field

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Frosk field located in the North Sea to the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE), planning to fast-track the development to … Read More

UK launches competition to bring electrification a step closer to reality

UK’s oil and gas regulator has launched a decarbonisation competition for the electrification of offshore oil and gas installations following the government’s commitment in the North Sea Transition Deal to support the funding for early-stage electrification studies by the end … Read More

Aker BP secures drilling permit for North Sea well duo

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two wells in the North Sea offshore Norway. Wells 7/11-14 S and A will be drilled from the Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate … Read More

Repsol Sinopec awards 14-well decom deal to Well-Safe

Aberdeen-based Well-Safe Solutions has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract from Repsol Sinopec Resources for the decommissioning of 14 subsea wells in Hannay and Buchan fields off the UK. Repsol Sinopec filed its draft decommissioning plans for the Buchan and Hannay fields … Read More

Aker BP hands out first major contracts for North Sea development

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded FEED contracts worth nearly NOK 700 million ($81.3 million) to its alliance partners – Aker Solutions, Siemens Energy, and Subsea 7 – related to the field development of NOA Fulla in … Read More