Rotech Subsea delivers North Sea sandwave clearance and cable recovery

Subsea, trenching and excavation specialist Rotech Subsea has completed a sandwave clearance and cable recovery in the English North Sea for an engineering and underwater services provider. Rotech’s next generation controlled flow trenching and excavation TRS2 tool carried out the … Read More

Repsol Sinopec preparing for decommissioning of UK North Sea field

Oil and gas company Repsol Sinopec has received approval from the UK authorities for preparation work scopes plan relating to the decommissioning of the Fulmar and Auk North installations located in the UK sector of the North Sea. Prior to … Read More

Vår Energi buys two ‘greener supply vessels’ in push to reduce emissions

Oil and gas company Vår Energi has decided to acquire Olympic Energy and Troms Sirius supply vessels for service in the North Sea as part of its strategy to reduce the company’s environmental footprint. Vår Energi said on Monday that … Read More

Rotech Subsea delivers North Sea decom scope

Rotech Subsea has completed a North Sea rock placement removal scope for a ‘major’ oil and gas offshore contractor. Rotech Subsea’s TRS2 controlled flow excavation (CFE) and suspended jet trenching tool mobilised from Aberdeen for the North Sea for the … Read More

Prosafe gets $13.6 million worth North Sea job from ConocoPhillips

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has been awarded a contract by ConocoPhillips to provide accommodation support using either the Safe Boreas or Safe Zephyrus flotel on the Ekofisk field located offshore Norway. This is related to the tie-in of the … Read More

Tulip Oil halves gas production from North Sea field

Dutch exploration and production operator Tulip Oil halved its gas production from the Q10-A field in the Dutch North Sea during the third quarter of the year when compared to the previous quarter due to a temporary shut-in and lower … Read More

IOG gives up on Deltic Energy takeover plans

UK-based Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) has given up on its plan to acquire its compatriot oil and gas player Deltic Energy, formerly known as Cluff Natural Resources. IOG confirmed on Monday it does not intend to make an offer … Read More

Borr Drilling keeping busy as rigs head to new assignments

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling is keeping its fleet busy as three of its rigs have recently started their new contracts and two more are expected to start operations in the last quarter of the year. Borr Drilling on Friday … Read More

Maersk Drilling lands new North Sea gig with Dana

Offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has secured a contract with Dana Petroleum to drill two development wells as part of Project Unity in the Dutch North Sea, but it has also received a deferral of another contract with Dana Petroleum. … Read More

Equinor gearing up to drill North Sea well

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has received consent from the country’s offshore safety regulator for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the West Hercules rig. The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said on Wednesday it had given its consent to Equinor … Read More