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Ireland: Kinsale Gas Fields Cease Production after 42 Years Online

Jul 08, 2020

Ireland's Kinsale area offshore gas fields in the Celtic Sea have officially ceased production, after more than 40 years online.The news of production cessation from the gas fields was shared by the operator PSE Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Malaysia's Petronas, on Monday. Production from the fields, between approximately 40 and 70km off the County Cork coast, began in 1978 and peaked in 1995.Back in April 2018…

AGR Starts Decom Works on Kinsale Field Offshore Ireland

Nov 17, 2020

Energy services company AGR has started decommissioning operations of Ireland’s first indigenous gas wells in the Kinsale Area in the Celtic Sea, on behalf of PSE Kinsale Energy.To remind, Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Petronas, in July said…

Stena Spey Semi-Sub Selected for Kinsale Field Decommissioning Gig

Sep 01, 2020

Ireland's PSE Kinsale Energy has hired Stena Drilling's Stena Spey semi-submersible drilling rig for a decommissioning campaign at the Kinsale field offshore Ireland.To remind, Kinsale area offshore gas fields in the Celtic Sea officially ceased production last month after more than 40 years online…

Leading Service Providers to Help Develop Barryroe Offshore Field

Jul 31, 2020

Irish oil and gas explorer Providence has shared a list of industry-leading service providers that are set to help develop its Barryroe oil and gas field offshore Ireland.Providence has been in Barryroe farm-out discussions with Norway-based SpotOn Energy…

Providence, SpotOn Working to Finalize Barryroe Farm-out

Jul 20, 2020

Ireland-based oil and gas company Providence Resources has said it is progressing farm-out talks with SpotOn Energy over its offshore block containing the Barryroe discovery.London-listed Providence said Monday that SpotOn Energy had confirmed…

Simply Blue Energy Set to Develop 1GW Floating Wind Farm Off Ireland

Jul 07, 2020

Ireland-based offshore renewables company Simply Blue Energy is stepping forward with the development of a floating offshore wind farm of up to 1GW capacity in the Celtic Sea, offshore Ireland.The company has this week made an application to the Irish Department of Housing…

Europa Oil & Gas to Acquire DNO's Offshore Block in Ireland

Jun 11, 2020

Oil and gas company Europa Oil & Gas has agreed to acquire an offshore license in Ireland, near the producing Corrib gas field, from DNO.Europa said the block, formally known as Frontier Exploration Licence (‘FEL’) 3/19, contains the 1.2 tcf Edge prospect…

innogy Applauds Ireland's Offshore Wind Push

May 22, 2020

innogy Renewables Ireland, the joint developer of Dublin Array Offshore Wind Farm, has this week welcomed the announcement by Ireland's Minister of State, Damien English TD, of a clear road map for the development of offshore wind energy in Ireland…

Geoquip Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Oriel Wind Farm Location

Apr 20, 2020

Offshore geotechnical firm Geoquip has completed a month-long geotechnical survey at the Oriel wind farm location offshore Ireland.This work complements last year’s geophysical survey campaign completed during August 2019 by Irish company Alpha Marine…

LR Names New Marine & Offshore Head for UK and Ireland

Mar 06, 2020

Lloyd's Register has appointed Elina Papageorgiou as its new Marine and Offshore President for UK and Ireland, starting April 1, 2020.Papageorgiou has held a variety of roles across North and South Europe in sales, marketing, and finance functions since joining LR in 2004…

Several Firms Show Interest in Barryroe, Providence Says

Feb 13, 2020

Ireland-focused oil company Providence Resources is on the lookout for a new farm-in partner for its Barryroe field following a botched farm-in saga with China's APEC.Providence said Thursday that its subsidiary Exola DAC, which is the operator…

Europa Drops Irish Offshore Block

Feb 05, 2020

Europa Oil & Gas has relinquished its interest in LO 16/19 offshore block in Ireland's South Porcupine Basin, citing limited prospectivity.Europa farmed out a 70% stake in the LO 16/19 to Cairn back in 2017, retaining 30%. Cairn then funded the seismic acquisition campaign in 2018…

Oil Major Pulls Out from Europa Farm-In Talks

Jan 23, 2020

Europa Oil & Gas will have to start looking for another farm-in partner to help it drill its Inishkea offshore prospect in Ireland after an oil major has pulled out from farm-in talks.Europa has been in talks for over a year to farm-out a portion…

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