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Tuesday, November 7, 2023
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Offshore

Will UK’s New Push for Oil Drilling Boost Energy Security?

(Bloomberg) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will this week announce a mandate for annual auctions of new licenses for oil and gas exploration in the

November 7, 2023
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Friday, October 6, 2023
Endurance project map courtesy Northern Endurance Partnership
Shipping

UK Awards Landmark Agreement for Major Carbon Capture and Storage Project in North Sea

The UK’s Crown Estate has granted an Agreement for Lease for what could be one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects,

October 6, 2023
Total Views: 1906

Monday, April 24, 2023
European Countries Look to North Sea as Green Power Engine
Offshore

European Countries Look to North Sea as Green Power Engine

By Kate Abnett OSTEND, Belgium, April 24 (Reuters) – Leaders from European countries surrounding the North Sea pledged on Monday to rapidly

April 24, 2023
Total Views: 891

North Sea Nations to Work Towards Infrastructure Security Pact
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North Sea Nations to Work Towards Infrastructure Security Pact

By John Ainger and Michael Nienaber (Bloomberg) –Security advisers from the North Sea nations agreed to work out a pact to jointly protect critical

April 24, 2023
Total Views: 1187

Monday, April 3, 2023
UK North Sea Contractors to Kick Off ‘Tsunami’ of Strike Action
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UK North Sea Contractors to Kick Off ‘Tsunami’ of Strike Action

Around 150 contractors employed by Sparrows Offshore Services are set to begin strike action on Wednesday, April 5, with stoppages planned to continue up to

April 3, 2023
Total Views: 2637

Friday, March 3, 2023
Offshore oil and gas platform
Offshore

Offshore Workers Strike at BP’s North Sea Installations

March 3 (Reuters) – About 50 offshore workers on BP North Sea installations have backed strike action in a dispute over pay and overtime rates,

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 2622

Saturday, July 16, 2022
Germany Offshore Wind Farm
Offshore

Environmentalists Challenge North Sea Gas Drilling Plans In Dutch Court

BERLIN (Reuters) – Environmentalist groups in Germany and the Netherlands are challenging plans for a new gas field in the North Sea, a German

July 16, 2022
Total Views: 1972

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Offshore oil and gas platform
Offshore

Britain Approves Plans for Shell’s New North Sea Gas Field

By Ron Bousso and Kylie MacLellan LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) – Britain’s regulator on Wednesday approved Shell’s revised plan to

June 1, 2022
Total Views: 1226

Sunday, May 15, 2022
UK North Sea Sees Chance for Political Reprieve In Energy Crisis
Offshore

UK North Sea Sees Chance for Political Reprieve In Energy Crisis

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) –Six months ago, UK North Sea oil and gas faced the bleakest outlook in its 50-year history. The government was focused

May 15, 2022
Total Views: 1981

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Offshore oil and gas platform
Finance

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

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 633

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.
Shipping

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

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 1516

Monday, August 3, 2020
mariner oil field uk north sea
Offshore

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

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
north sea oil rig
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

April 28, 2020
Total Views: 17

Friday, March 6, 2020
offshore rig
News

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

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Pioneering Spirit world record
Offshore

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

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
offshore rig
Offshore

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

August 13, 2019
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
offshore rigs Mobile offshore drilling units stand in the Port of Cromarty Firth in Cromarty, U.K.
Offshore

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

July 17, 2019
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
mariner oil field equinor
Offshore

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

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
offshore platforms
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

November 27, 2018
Total Views: 49

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

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

November 25, 2018
Total Views: 36
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