Cygnus News

UK's Gas Output Up 26% in 1H 2022

Aug 24, 2022

Gas production in the United Kingdom rose 26% in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, an industry body said on Wednesday, as Britain cuts Russian energy imports in response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.The 3…

UK Energy Security: Neptune Energy Starts Infill Drilling Campaign at Cygnus Field

Aug 24, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started an infill drilling campaign at its operated Cygnus gas field in the southern North Sea, off the UK, with the potential to unlock enough gas to heat an additional 200,000 UK homes per year from this winter…

Neptune Awards Vessel Services Deal to Sentinel Marine

Aug 03, 2022

Neptune Energy on Wednesday announced the award of a £10 million three-year vessel services contract to Sentinel Marine, to provide offshore support for its operated Cygnus gas field in the U.K. southern North Sea.The contract, awarded following a competitive tendering process…

Reach Subsea Takes Volstad's Deep Cygnus Vessel on a 4-year Charter

Jul 14, 2022

Subsea service provider Reach Subsea has chartered Volstad Maritime's offshore construction vessel Deep Cygnus for four years, with an option to extend for one year.The vessel will be equipped with launch and recovery systems (LARS) and ROVs before the delivery to Reach Subsea…

Neptune Energy Joins OGCI's Zero Methane Emissions Initiative

Jul 06, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has joined OGCI's Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative, a project to cut emissions of the harmful greenhouse gas to near zero by 2030.  Developed by the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), the initiative aims…

Neptune Energy Eyes Spending More than $1B to 'Support UK Energy Security'

May 10, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Tuesday it would spend more than $1 billion over the next five years 'securing energy supplies for the UK and speeding the transition to net zero.'The amount planned for investment includes capex and pre-development…

Neptune Energy Awards Deals for Operations Support at Cygnus Platforms

Feb 22, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy on Tuesday announced several contract awards worth almost £3 million (around $4 million) in total to support ongoing operations at its operated Cygnus Alpha and Bravo platforms in the UK Southern North Sea…

Neptune Energy Building Digital Twins of Dutch Offshore Platforms to Drive CCS

Jan 06, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy is developing new “digital twins” of two platforms in the Dutch North Sea, which the company says will speed up work schedules, and reduce costs and environmental impacts by enabling engineers to work onshore…

Petrofac Secures Extension with Neptune Energy for UK North Sea Services

Dec 21, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has awarded a two-year contract extension to the oilfield services firm Petrofac.The contract extension, taking effect from January 1, 2022, is for engineering services for the Neptune-operated Cygnus Alpha and Bravo platforms in the UK Southern North Sea…

VIDEO: Drones Used to Measure Methane Emissions from Offshore Platform in North Sea

Nov 02, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy on Tuesday said it had completed a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to measure methane emissions on a working UK offshore platform using advanced drone technologies. Methane…

Neptune Energy Backs World Bank's Zero Routine Flaring Initiative

Oct 21, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy on Thursday endorsed the World Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 initiative.The initiative brings together governments, companies, and development institutions to eliminate routine gas flaring in oil production no later than 2030…

OGUK: Fresh North Sea Gas Field Investments Essential to Avoid Further Shortages, Price Shocks

Oct 06, 2021

Investing in new North Sea gas resources is essential for the UK to avoid shortages, price shocks, and rising import costs, industry body OGUK has warned, adding that, without fresh investment, North Sea gas production will plummet by 75% by 2030…

Neptune Energy Seeks Permission to Boost Cygnus Field Output Amid Soaring Gas Prices

Sep 21, 2021

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has written to Britain’s energy minister asking for a change in regulation to allow it to produce more domestic gas from its North Sea field amid record gas prices, a letter seen by Reuters showed.Benchmark British…

First Walk to Work Campaign Starts at Neptune Energy's Cygnus Field in UK North Sea

Sep 02, 2021

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy, the operator of the giant Cygnus gas field in the UK North Sea,  on Thursday announced the start of the first Walk to Work (W2W) campaign at the field.'A program of brownfield modifications, maintenance, and…

Neptune Energy Hires Fugro for Cygnus Subsea Work

Jul 21, 2021

Dutch seabed survey services firm Fugro has won a subsea inspection contract with the oil and gas company Neptune Energy at the Cygnus gas field in the UK North Sea.As part of the contract, Fugro will employ its specialized survey technology to inspect the subsea infrastructure…

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