A consortium bidding to a build a new Severn Barrage has slammed a government decision to bin its £25 billion proposal.
[Read more ] • 11.06.2013
Britain's oil and gas industry is to see a top down review by the government to try and ensure the country squeezes out remaining oil and gas reserves.
[Read more ] • 10.06.2013
BG Group has awarded Amec a £110 million contract extension to help it deliver on new North Sea projects.
Two UK firms have been awarded contracts for early engineering on the North Sea Austen field development.
[Read more ] • 06.06.2013
Leaders of the UK North Sea oil and gas industry were due to speak in London today about a new plan for better recovery of the country's offshore energy resources.
Project partners including Statoil and Statkraft have spent £45 million awarding contracts for surveys at the site for the UK North Sea's giant Dogger Bank wind farm.
Opposition has emerged against North Sea focused independent Parkmead Group over its proposed takeover of of Lochard Energy.
[Read more ] • 04.06.2013
Operator Apache's UK North Sea Forties field is going to look a bit different this summer after the addition of a new production facility at the field.
[Read more ] • 03.06.2013
Heavy oil field developer Xcite Energy has decided not to take up a rig option for a UK North Sea project.
[Read more ] • 31.05.2013
Middle East head-quartered Taqa has completed the buy out of BP assets in the North Sea cementing its place as one of the region's major operators.
Further pressure has been built up for exploiting shale gas in the UK with a company saying there are massive reserves in one part of the country.
Britain's burgeoning marine energy industry has been boosted by the decision of a renewable energy firm to relocate off the UK south coast on the Isle of Wight.
French energy giant GdF Suez has unveiled plans for a major new development in the UK North Sea.
[Read more ] • 30.05.2013
Statoil has awarded a US $170 million deal to Subsea 7 for subsea installation work on the UK North Sea's Mariner heavy oil development.
Serica Energy has confirmed it is continuing to find a new export route for its UK North Sea Columbus field via the BG operated Lomond platform after a plan for a new bridge linked facility was cancelled.
A new £1 billion UK offshore wind farm is to be developed after final consent for the Galloper project was given a green light.
[Read more ] • 28.05.2013
Production from the UK North Sea Gryphon field is back up again after a two year break following repairs to the field's FPSO which broke free of its moorings during a severe storm in 2011.
[Read more ] • 29.05.2013
Wood Group PSN is to carry on providing duty holder services on the Hummingbird Spirit FPSO at the UK Chestnut field in the North Sea under a newly agreed deal.
A British company is proposing to turn coal buried under the North Sea into a potential new gas resource.
[Read more ] • 21.05.2013
Premier Oil's interim statement today underlined the success it is enjoying in the North Sea and internationally.
[Read more ] • 16.05.2013
Offshore developer Xcite Energy has kicked off a farmout process for its UK North Sea Bentley field and upgraded reserve estimates.
[Read more ] • 20.05.2013
Offshore wind developers SSE and Fluor have settled a contract dispute over the turbine foundations used at the Greater Gabbard wind farm in the North Sea.
[Read more ] • 15.05.2013
UK explorer Ithaca Energy has cut its exploration cost commitments in the North Sea by US $45 million after buying up Valiant Petroleum last month.
[Read more ] • 13.05.2013
Heavylift vessel Jumbo Fairplayer is preparing to mobilise for EnQuest's North Sea Alma and Galia development by loading up the FPSO mooring system for the project.
[Read more ] • 03.05.2013
Statoil has selected Noble Corporation for the contract to carry out the development drilling on its huge UK North Sea Mariner heavy oil project.
[Read more ] • 14.05.2013
North Sea operator Sterling Resources has averted a takeover by securing a deal with some of its largest investors to continue support for the company.
Subsea 7 has announced plans to build a new heavy duty construction ship using Hyundai.
[Read more ] • 08.05.2013
Construction work has commenced on the steel jackets for the UK North Sea Cygnus field development at a Scottish fabrication facility.
Floating production unit Voyageur Spirit – formerly the Seven Voyageur - has been delivered to Teekay Corporation – releasing Seven Marine from US $230 million of debt.
UK explorer Trapoil is moving into two North Sea blocks which contain possible developments.
[Read more ] • 02.05.2013