UK port investment surpasses £1B mark in 2021

UK port investment topped £1 billion (around $1.3 billion) in 2021 despite continuing pandemic volatility, new research published by the British Ports Association (BPA) shows. Image Courtesy: Port of Tyne/BPA The figures have been released alongside BPA analysis of new trade … Read More

IOG spuds North Sea well after overcoming technical issues

UK company IOG plc has finally started drilling the first Southwark development well in the UK North Sea following a two-month hiatus due to rig issues and subsequent technical issues with an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). The two-month hiatus … Read More

Xlinks seeks marine survey services for UK-Morocco interconnector

The UK-based Xlinks has opened a tender for marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys to be performed on the interconnector cable route between Morocco and the UK. Xlinks is looking to award one contract for the marine geophysical, geotechnical and environmental … Read More

Plans are in motion to electrify giant North Sea oil & gas field with floating wind farm

Oil and gas company CNOOC Petroleum Europe and the UK’s developer of offshore wind projects, Flotation Energy, are working on a project, which would see one of the UK’s largest oil and gas assets electrified with power from a floating … Read More

Siccar Point hits pause on controversial Cambo project after Shell’s exit

Oil and gas company Siccar Point Energy has decided to suspend its development of the controversial Cambo oilfield located off the Shetland Islands following a recent exit by its partner Shell. A spokesperson for Siccar Point has confirmed to Offshore … Read More

Siccar Point reviewing options after Shell abandons Cambo oil project

Much to its disappointment, Siccar Point Energy has confirmed that Shell, its partner in the controversial Cambo offshore development, has taken the decision not to progress the investment in the project at this stage. Shell’s exit has shed doubts on … Read More

UK port set for revival with plans to recycle old rigs into foundations for floating wind farms

UK’s Ardersier Port, which was one of the largest oil rig fabrication yards in the world employing up to 4500 workers, is now set to be transformed into Europe’s first fully circular energy transition facility where old oil rigs will … Read More

In focus: UK gets the ball rolling on cutting emissions with net-zero strategy launch

Reports on efforts to decarbonise the oil & gas and the shipping sector continue to hit the headlines as the energy transition gathers speed. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content … Read More

NEO Energy confirms first gas from North Sea project

UK-based and North Sea-focused E&P company NEO Energy has achieved the first gas from its Finlaggan field development, a tieback to the Britannia platform in the UK North Sea. A spokesperson for NEO Energy confirmed to Offshore Energy on Thursday … Read More

Shell produces first gas from North Sea field

Oil major Shell has started production from a gas and condensate field located in the UK North Sea, through a tieback to its Shearwater hub. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium … Read More