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Greece Creating Offshore Emergency Response Plan

9 hours ago

A new Emergency Response Plan for Greece's offshore hydrocarbon installations has been developed through cooperation between Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) and Lloyd’s Register.The first draft of the plan, which sets the response…

Aker Energy IPO May be in Late 2019 or 2020

11 hours ago

Norwegian investment firm Aker could launch its planned initial public offering (IPO) of Aker Energy in late 2019 or in 2020, depending on when Ghana approves the development plan of its Pecan oilfield, the CEO said.The company, controlled by Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke…

Work Begins at Windfloat Atlantic

19 hours ago

Installation of the first turbine has started at the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm off Portugal.The Windfloat Atlantic floating wind wind power project  belongs to the Windplus consortium, which is jointly owned by EDP Renováveis (54…

Premier Oil Cuts Operating Costs Forecast

Jul 17, 2019

Britain's Premier Oil on Wednesday reduced its forecast for its 2019 operating costs to $12 per barrel of oil equivalent (boe) from $13 and expects debt reduction to reach the upper end of its $250-$350 million target by year-end.Premier, which had debt of around $2…

Okea's Second-quarter Profit Rises

Jul 17, 2019

Oil firm Okea on Wednesday reported higher core earnings for the second quarter in its first-published quarterly report since its debut on the Oslo Stock Exchange.Company's earnings before interest, tax, debt and amortization (EBITDA) came in at 594 million crowns ($69…

Cyprus Rejects Turkish Cypriot Gas Share Proposal

Jul 16, 2019

Cyprus on Tuesday rejected a Turkish Cypriot proposal that the two communities cooperate in the search for gas off the island, saying it was a diversion technique to real negotiations on ending the division of the country.'The proposal of the Turkish Cypriot leader…

North Sea Capital Making Inroads

Jul 15, 2019

It might be peak IPO season (Forbes), and technology investors may be looking elsewhere (say fintech), but two years of venture capital investments in the North Sea are rounding on stranded North Sea value.The old investor pattern of looking…

PGNiG Buys Into Duva Field

Jul 15, 2019

The Norwegian subsidiary of Polish state-owned PGNiG said it has acquired a stake in the Neptune-operated Duva field currently being developed in the Norwegian North Sea.PGNiG Upstream Norway said it acquired 20% shares in the field – PL 636…

German North Sea Wind Power Output Rising

Jul 15, 2019

Power production from German North Sea wind farms from January to June totaled 9.51 terawatt hours (TWh), 16% more than in the same 2018 period, grid company TenneT GmbH said on Monday.TenneT, the German arm of the bigger Dutch transmission network group…

Turkey Plans to Continue Drilling off Cyprus

Jul 14, 2019

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Ankara's foreign minister said on Sunday.Mevlut Cavusoglu…

NKT to Link Edvard Grieg to Johan Sverdrup

Jul 14, 2019

Power cables manufacturer NKT announced it has been awarded a contract to supply the high-voltage power cable that will connect the Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform to the Johan Sverdrup field center in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Aker BP Boosts Exploration Capex

Jul 12, 2019

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP said it would slightly increase its capital and exploration spending this year as it reported second-quarter results that fell year-on-year.Aker's net income fell to $62 million in the quarter from $128 million a year earlier…

Aker BP Makes Oil Discovery off Norway

Jul 12, 2019

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has made an oil discovery off Norway which could strengthen its hand in negotiations with sometimes partner Equinor on how to develop fields.Aker BP, formed from a merger of BP's Norwegian oil assets and the Det norske oil firm controlled by billionaire Kjell-Inge Roekke…

UK Launches 32nd Offshore Licensing Round

Jul 11, 2019

The UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is offering 768 blocks or part-blocks across the main producing areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), including acreage in the central, northern and southern North Sea as well as West of Shetlands, as…

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