north sea

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Fierce North Sea Storm Forces Platform Evacuations; Loose Barge Drifts Past Danger Zone

By Gwladys Fouche and Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Dec 31 (Reuters) – A fierce storm in the North Sea forced oil firms to evacuate platforms and shut down

December 31, 2015
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Maritime News

Adrift Cargo Ship Now Under Tow Off Scotland

A 99-meter cargo ship is under tow the North Sea off the Scotland’s Orkney Islands after the ship lost power in heavy weather. The UK Maritime and

November 24, 2015
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Maritime News

U.K. North Sea Oil Decommissioning Costs Set to Rise, Group Says

By Angelina Rascouet (Bloomberg) — The cost of dismantling oil production facilities in the U.K. North Sea over the next decade will be higher than

November 18, 2015
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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Monster North Sea Gas Field Revival Sets Norway Up for Output Record

  By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — The Troll A platform rocks like a boat as North Sea waves pound its four gigantic concrete legs, but monitors

October 22, 2015
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Friday, September 25, 2015

Viking Supply Ships Latest to Announce PSV Lay-Ups

  Swedish shipowner Viking Supply Ships says that due to the continued market the company is forced to lay up three platform supply vessels. The vessels

September 25, 2015
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sembcorp Bags Even Bigger Culzean Field Contract

  Another huge contract handed out today by Maersk Oil one day after the company and its partners won UK approval for the multi-billion development of the

September 1, 2015
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Subsea 7 Lands $150 Million Culzean Field Contract from Maersk Oil

  Offshore contractor Subsea 7 says it has been awarded a $150 million subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) contract by Maersk Oil for the

September 1, 2015
Total Views: 14

Monday, August 31, 2015

Maersk Oil Approved to Develop Large Culzean Field in UK North Sea

  COPENHAGEN, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Maersk Oil has received approval by the UK’s Oil & Gas Authority to develop the largest gas field

August 31, 2015
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Friday, August 14, 2015
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Maersk Reveals Appetite for North Sea Oil Mergers and Acquisitions

  By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S is actively searching for North Sea oil acquisitions as the drop in energy prices

August 14, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Norway Offshore Workers Agree Wage Deal, Avoiding Strike

Norwegian offshore oil rig workers signed a new wage deal on Thursday, avoiding a strike that could have cut energy production, labour unions

June 25, 2015
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Maritime News

Survey Paints Bleak Picture for North Sea Oil and Gas Industry

  Two-thirds of North Sea oil and gas industry operators (67 percent) have been forced to cancel projects because of the recent fall in oil price,

June 11, 2015
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Friday, May 8, 2015
Maritime News

Ocean Falcon – The North Sea’s Newest Emergency Response Vessel

Norway-based Atlantic Offshore’s newest emergency response vessel Ocean Falcon has been delivered at the Zamakona Yards facilities in Spain. The ship is

May 8, 2015
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Shell-BG Deal Adds to North Sea Job Concern After Oil Collapse

Royal Dutch Shell Plc says its proposed $70 billion takeover of BG Group Plc will boost dividends and share buybacks for investors. North Sea workers in fear

April 8, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015

UK North Sea Workers Give Overwhelming Support for Strike Ballot

Trade unions Unite and GMB said members working offshore in Britain's oil and gas industry had shown overwhelming support for industrial action over proposed

March 27, 2015
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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Shell Announces More UK North Sea Job Cuts

Royal Dutch Shell is planning further job cuts in its UK North Sea oil and gas business in 2015, the company said on Thursday, just a week after a package of

March 26, 2015
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Monday, March 16, 2015
Maritime News

Workers Evacuated from North Sea Oil Platform After Ship Collision

Fifteen workers have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform after a supply vessel collided with the facility Monday

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 67

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Total, Statoil and Talisman Given Go-Ahead to Drill in Central North Sea

Total E&P Norge (TEPN), Statoil and Talisman Energy have all been given approval to commence drilling operations in the central part of the North Sea by

February 26, 2015
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

UK North Sea Oil’s 1,500 Job Cuts Is Just Tip of Iceberg

The world’s biggest oil and gas producers, already cutting hundreds of jobs a week from the U.K.’s North Sea, are just warming

February 25, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015
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Want to Buy an Oil Well in the UK North Sea?

There are plenty available as some of the industry’s largest names try to sell aging, costly wells that have become even less profitable with the plunge in

February 2, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

WATCH: North Sea FPSO Withstands Hurricane-Force Storm

It's that time of year... when hurricane-force storms churn across the north Atlantic before hitting the North

January 13, 2015
Total Views: 129