North Sea News


Baltic Pipe Ready to Ship Norwegian Gas to Denmark

Apr 29, 2022

Work on the Baltic Pipe project in the North Sea has been completed, and the pipeline is ready to ship Norwegian gas to Denmark, info on the project's website shows.Baltic Pipe is a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish…

One-Dyas Adds One More Well to Maersk Drilling Jack-up Rig's Scope in Dutch North Sea

Apr 29, 2022

Oil and gas company ONE-Dyas has exercised an option to continue using the Maersk Resolute, a harsh environment jack-up drilling rig, in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The one-well contract extension for the Maersk Drilling-owned rig is set to begin in May 2022 and will last for 75 days…

Germany: Activists Turn off Oil Pipelines in Protest Against North Sea Drilling Plans

Apr 27, 2022

German climate activists turned off crude oil pipelines at five locations on Wednesday, demanding the country look for other ways to reduce its dependence on Russian gas than starting new fossil fuel-based infrastructure projects such as deep-sea drilling…

Seajacks Wins Two UK North Sea Assignments

Apr 26, 2022

Offshore energy services company Seajacks UK, a subsidiary of Eneti, has secured new contracts in the UK North Sea.Eneti said Tuesday that Seajacks had signed a new contract with a UK-based utility for one of its NG2500X-class vessels to support…

Shell to Exit North Sea Blocks Containing Resolution, Endeavour Gas Finds

Apr 26, 2022

Shell has decided to withdraw from the North Sea licenses containing the Resolution and Endeavour gas discoveries, Egdon, its partner in the licenses, said Tuesday.'Egdon Resources advises that Shell U.K. Limited has informed Egdon and the North…

Harbour Energy Starts Production from Tolmount Field in North Sea

Apr 25, 2022

Harbour Energy has started production at the Tolmount gas field in the British North Sea, a source close to the company said on Monday.Harbour operates and holds a 50% stake in the field along with Dana Petroleum.The field, whose start-up was initially planned for the first quarter of the year…

One of the Heaviest Offshore Jacket Lifts Ever: Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Removes Ninian Northern Jacket

Apr 22, 2022

Offshore installation and decommissioning contractor Allseas has removed the Ninian Northern jacket in the North Sea in a single lift, showcasing its new jacket lifting system installed aboard its giant Pioneering Spirit vessel.In what was the first deployment of the new jacket lifting technology…

First Turbine Installed at World's First Subsidy-free Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 21, 2022

The first turbine was installed earlier this week at Vattenfall's Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, Jochen Eickholt, CEO of wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, said in a social media post.Eickholt said: 'In a milestone moment yesterday…

PGS Starts Southern North Sea Seismic Data Rejuvenation Project

Apr 21, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition and processing company PGS has announced the Southern North Sea reprocessing project.The SNS Vision data rejuvenation project from PGS will target a mature gas province in the central SNS area, with…

Nearly 80 Years of Output: Norway's Iconic Ekofisk Oil Field Could Stay In Production Until 2048

Apr 20, 2022

Oil and gas company ConocoPhillips has received license extensions for the production licenses in the Greater Ekofisk Area offshore Norway from 2028 to 2048. Ekofisk, Norway's first commercial offshore oil discovery made in 1969, was brought online in 1971…

Denmark to Boost North Sea Gas Output, Renewable Energy to Quit Russian Supply

Apr 19, 2022

Denmark's government on Tuesday said it aimed to significantly boost renewable energy supply and temporarily increase production of natural gas from its fields in the North Sea, in a move to rapidly become independent of Russian supplies.'We…

UK North Sea Field Owners Agree to Keep Exporting Oil to Flotta Terminal

Apr 18, 2022

Oil and gas company Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited said Monday that owners of  Golden Eagle, Piper, and Claymore fields, located in the North Sea northeast of Aberdeen, have executed new agreements reaffirming their commitment to export…

Lime Petroleum to Buy MOL's Stake in Two Norwegian North Sea Licenses

Apr 18, 2022

Lime Petroleum, a subsidiary of Rex International has signed an agreement with MOL Norge, a Norwegian subsidiary of Hungarian oil company MOL, to acquire MOL's 40 percent interest in two licenses in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The licenses being acquired are the licenses PL820 S and PL 820 SB…

UK North Sea Regulator Urges Oil Firms to Collaborate Effectively on Transactions of Face Sanctions

Apr 14, 2022

ExxonMobil's sale to NEO of interests in 13 producing fields – including the Elgin Franklin fields, operated by TotalEnergies, took longer than expected to complete, prompting an investigation by the regulator in the UK - Image for illustration…

Tyra II Project Almost Complete as Seven Platforms Successfully Installed Offshore Denmark

Apr 13, 2022

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors has completed the lifting and installation of the three Tyra West wellhead and riser platforms, the utility- and living quarters, and two bridges at TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment project in the Danish North Sea…

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