Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Neptune Is Said to Consider Merger With Rival Harbour Energy

By Dinesh Nair, Ruth David and Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Neptune Energy Group Ltd., the private equity-backed explorer, is considering options including a merger with Harbour Energy Plc that could create...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 599

Thursday, February 18, 2021
An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.

U.S. Charges North Koreans in Broad Conspiracy Involving Maritime Cryptocurrency Market

The United States has charged three North Korean hackers for participating in a criminal conspiracy to steal more than $1.3 billion in cash and cryptocurrency through a series of cyberattacks...

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 1492

Monday, August 3, 2020
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U.K. Oil Workers Marooned at Sea May Be Safety Risk, Unions Say

By Ryan Hesketh (Bloomberg) –North Sea oil workers are staying offshore for as long as three weeks at a time, potentially increasing the risks of an already dangerous operating environment,...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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Maritime News

U.K. Oil and Gas Industry May Lose 30,000 Jobs Amid Coronavirus Slump

By Helen Robertson (Bloomberg) — The U.K.’s oil and gas industry could lose as many as 30,000 jobs over the next 12–18 months and see drilling levels plunge by a third...

April 28, 2020
Total Views: 14

Friday, March 6, 2020
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North Sea Oil Producers Face Demanding Near-Term Carbon Target

By Mathew Carr (Bloomberg) — A group of U.K. North Sea oil and natural gas producers face an ambitious government-mandated target to cut their emissions as soon as 2025 as the...

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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North Sea Oil Poised for Last Hurrah With Giant Norway Field

By Timothy Abington and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –The rise of a huge new Norwegian oil field is poised to give North Sea output one of its biggest boosts in years....

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Exxon Eyes Exit Eyes Exit from UK North Sea After 50 Years -Reuters

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil is considering a sale of its assets in the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil...

August 13, 2019
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Fast and Lean: How North Sea Oil Is Taking Tips From U.S. Shale

By Eddie Spence (Bloomberg) –The U.S. oil boom changed the petroleum industry forever. Now its philosophy is being adopted by conventional producers in the North Sea. Motivated by lower crude...

July 17, 2019
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Equinor Again Delays Start-Up of Britain’s Mariner Offshore Oilfield

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, April 10 (Reuters) – The operator of the Mariner heavy oil field, one of Britain’s largest offshore developments in years, postponed its start-up to summer 2019...

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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Maritime News

Dismantling the Oil Industry: Rough North Sea Waters Test New Ideas

By Shadia Nasralla LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Scottish marine salvage group Ardent is adapting the tanks it used to refloat the Costa Concordia, the cruise ship wrecked off the Italian...

November 27, 2018
Total Views: 24

Sunday, November 25, 2018
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BP Sees First Clair Ridge Oil Helping to Double North Sea Output

By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — BP Plc has seen first oil from its giant Clair Ridge development in the North Sea, helping arrest decades of decline in a region where drillers have...

November 25, 2018
Total Views: 0

Monday, October 15, 2018

Watch: 18,000-Tonne BorWin Gamma Platform Installed in North Sea

The 18,000 tonne topside of the BorWin gamma High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) platform has been installed on its jacket foundation in the German sector of the North Sea, where...

October 15, 2018
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Chevron Quits Norway as Wider Retreat Looms From Aging North Sea

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp. is selling its last remaining oil exploration license in Norway, putting it one step closer to a full retreat from the aging North...

October 10, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Shell Greenlights Another Project in the North Sea After Lowering Costs

By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc approved its second North Sea project in six months, greenlighting a natural gas field that it considered uneconomical to produce from...

June 26, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Faroe Petroleum’s Hunt for North Sea Oil Deals Could See It Double Size in Hot Market

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Faroe Petroleum Plc is hunting for offshore oil and gas assets in Norway and the U.K., with an appetite that could equal the current size...

March 20, 2018
Total Views: 24

Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Maritime News

North Sea Pipeline Crack Stress Tests World’s Most Important Oil Benchmark

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — When a vital North Sea oil pipeline cracked earlier this month, it did more than halt the flow of barrels: it stress tested the world’s most important...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Maritime News

UK North Sea’s Biggest Oil and Gas Pipeline Could Be Shut for ‘Weeks’

By Ron Bousso, Amanda Cooper and Alex Lawler LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest pipeline from its North Sea oil and gas fields is likely to be shut for several...

December 12, 2017
Total Views: 12

Friday, November 24, 2017
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Maritime News

A BP North Sea Field to Test U.S. Policy on Iran

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – A small gas field on the edge of the British North Sea could become a litmus test for U.S. policy towards Iran....

November 24, 2017
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Atlantic Offshore Secures Two-Year Charter for ERRV Ocean Troll in UK North Sea

Offshore shipping company Atlantic Offshore has secured a two-year charter with Maersk Oil in the UK for the use of the Emergency Response and Rescue (ERRV) Ocean Troll. For the...

November 15, 2017
Total Views: 60

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Norway’s Oil Output Threatened as Explorers Neglect North Sea

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Oil explorers are neglecting their old hunting grounds in the North Sea, threatening to deepen an expected slump in Norway’s output in the middle of...

November 1, 2017
Total Views: 4