UK’s biggest clean maritime competition has its winners

Fifty-five projects in the UK will receive a share of a £23 million (around $32 million) pot to support the development of innovative technologies aimed at encouraging zero emissions. The announcement related to the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition was made … Read More

GE Gains Planning Approval for UK Blade Manufacturing Plant

Rendering of the finished site GE Renewable Energy has received the official planning approval for its Teesside offshore wind blade manufacturing plant from the Local Planning Authorities in the UK. This is the first major milestone in the lead up … Read More

Spirit Energy prolongs North Sea field life with new gas find

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy has found more gas at its Grove field located in the UK North Sea, which will prolong the field life to at least 2028. The Grove field is situated on the UK Continental Shelf … Read More

Will UK Hydrogen Strategy pave the way for shipping’s decarbonisation?

The UK government recently unveiled its first Hydrogen Strategy with a vision to create a thriving low-carbon hydrogen sector over the next decade and beyond. Premium content You are currently not logged into your account. Register and get a two … Read More

Eni applies to $1.4 billion UK CCS development fund

Italian oil major Eni has applied to a UK Government tender process for funds for the development of carbon capture and storage projects. Eni said on Friday that it submitted to the ‘Cluster Sequencing for Carbon Capture Usage and Storage … Read More

Hurricane hires Stena rig for Lincoln P&A, restarts Lancaster well

Oil and gas company Hurricane Energy has hired a Stena Drilling-owned rig for the plug and abandonment of the Lincoln-14 well and restarted the electric submersible pump on the Lancaster field, located off the UK. Hurricane said on Wednesday is … Read More

North Sea Link construction all done

Construction of the 720-kilometer North Sea Link that will exchange power between the UK and Norway has been completed. The testing of the power link is set to begin in the coming days and trial operation will start on 1 … Read More

UK and Norway chasing electrification of North Sea assets to reach climate goals

As the energy transition has started gaining traction in the last couple of years, no stone is left unturned when it comes to options for reducing carbon emissions, including electrification of oil and gas assets, carbon capture usage and storage, … Read More

Lancaster issues swell for Hurricane as well trips and shuts down

In addition to facing a wind-down and a wind-up of its Lancaster field, UK’s Hurricane Energy has experienced further issues on its offshore field following a well shut-in. On 10 June 2021, Hurricane announced that the electric submersible pump (ESP) … Read More

UK will not stop new oil exploration despite IEA climate report

The UK will not commit to stopping new oil exploration in the North Sea despite warnings from the IEA that there can be no more oil and gas investments if the world wants to hit net-zero by 2050. The UK … Read More