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Rig inspector ModuSpec emerges as independent
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UK - September 26, 2019

Rig inspection firm ModuSpec became independent from Lloyd’s Register (LR) this week following a restructuring process that…

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UK opens bidding round in North Sea
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UK - January 31, 2019

The UK government has opened a licensing round for the Greater Buchan Area, which is reported to contain as much as 300 million…

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Azinor strikes oil offshore the UK
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UK - November 15, 2018

Azinor Catalyst has encountered oil in the UK portion of the North Sea, the company announced on Thursday.

Well 9/14a-17B in the Agar-Plantain prospect has struck…

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Equinor to buy Chevron’s Rosebank stake
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UK - October 01, 2018

Equinor has agreed to acquire Chevron’s 40% stake in the Rosebank project offshore the UK for an undisclosed amount, the Norwegian company announced on…

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Total in major gas discovery offshore UK
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UK - September 24, 2018

Total has made a major gas find in Block 206/04a offshore the UK, the super-major announced on Monday.

The Glendronach prospect, operated by Total (60% interest),…

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Petrofac to sell North Sea asset
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UK - August 24, 2018

UK integrated company Petrofac is stepping back from its expansion into upstream work with the sale of its North Sea asset.

The company will divest its 20% interest…

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BP announces North Sea discoveries
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UK - January 31, 2018

BP has made two new discoveries in the North Sea, the super-major said on Wednesday.

The Capercaillie exploration well in licence 29/4e, owned entirely by BP, struck…

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Crude rises on upbeat outlook
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UK - January 23, 2018

Crude oil prices continued to rise on Tuesday, after the International Monetary Fund upwardly revised its growth outlook and as recent comments from Saudi Arabia…

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Shell reaches Penguins FID
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UK - January 15, 2018

Shell has taken a final investment decision on the redevelopment of the Penguins field offshore the UK, its first large project in the North Sea since 2012, the…

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Forties pipeline back on line
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UK - January 02, 2018

The Forties Pipeline System, the largest in the North Sea, is fully operational, operator Ineos announced on Saturday.


“All restrictions on the flow of oil and…

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