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Windfall Tax Changes Could Render North Sea 'uneconomical' Says Ithaca Chairman

Nov 10, 2022

Any changes to Britain's oil and gas windfall tax law that would remove incentives to invest in the North Sea would make field developments in the ageing basin 'uneconomical', the chairman of newly-listed Ithaca Energy said on Wednesday. Ithaca…

Ithaca Energy's London IPO Priced at Bottom of Range

Nov 08, 2022

North Sea oil and gas producer Ithaca Energy's planned initial public offering (IPO) in London is set to be priced at the bottom of the range at 250 pence per share, a bookrunner on the deal said on Tuesday.Ithaca's market debut will be watched…

UK North Sea Oil Firm Ithaca Energy Eyes London Listing

Oct 18, 2022

North Sea oil and gas producer Ithaca Energy said on Tuesday it is planning a London listing, stoking hopes for a fourth quarter recovery in a stock market overshadowed by the dismal economic outlook.The initial public offering (IPO) will test…

Report: Shell Launches Sale of North Sea Cambo Oil Project

Aug 11, 2022

Shell has launched a sale process for its 30% stake in the Cambo oil prospect in the British North Sea, potentially paving the way for the field's controversial development, industry sources said on Thursday.The London-based company hired investment…

Ithaca Energy Wraps Siccar Point Energy Buy

Jul 04, 2022

Ithaca Energy has completed the previously announced acquisition of the UK North Sea focused oil and gas company Siccar Point Energy.The proposed acquisition was first announced in April, when it was said that Ithaca would pay for $1.1 billion…

Ithaca Buys North Sea Rival Siccar Point Ahead of IPO

Apr 07, 2022

Israeli energy conglomerate Delek Group said on Thursday its North Sea subsidiary Ithaca has acquired private equity-backed Siccar Point Energy for $1.1 billion [plus contingent payments totaling a maximum of USD 360 million].The acquisition…

UK Regulator Extends License for North Sea Cambo Oil Prospect

Mar 30, 2022

The British oil and gas regulator has extended by two years the license for the Cambo oilfield prospect in the North Sea which is owned by Shell and Siccar Point, Shell said on Wednesday.'The North Sea Transition Authority has awarded Siccar…

Westwood: Offshore Drilling Market Bounces Back

Jan 26, 2022

The global offshore rig market experienced a significant year-on-year growth at the close of 2021, up 200% from 2020, energy intelligence group Westwood Global Energy Group said Wednesday.According to Westwood, the offshore rig market has been bolstered by significant engineering…

Shell, UK Regulators Renew Talks on Jackdaw Offshore Field Development

Jan 21, 2022

Royal Dutch Shell and British regulators have revived talks on developing the Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea as the government struggles with soaring gas and power prices, company and industry sources said.In recent weeks, Secretary of State at the Department of Business…

UK Court Hears Climate Case Against Tax Regime for Oil Firms

Dec 09, 2021

Climate activists, including a former oil refinery worker, accused the UK government in the high court on Wednesday of illegally subsidizing fossil fuel producers through tax incentives which undermine its climate goals.Climate activists are…

Op-ed: Cambo: How the UK Needs New Oil and Gas Fields - It's Part of Going Green, Says Industry Expert

Dec 08, 2021

Believe it or not, the UK’s oil and gas industry is the nation’s best bet for building a green and low-carbon future – and that includes opening new oil fields like Cambo, writes Katy Heidenreich, operations director at Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) which represents the UK offshore industry…

UK North Sea's Oil and Gas Future Darkens after Shell's Cambo Exit

Dec 06, 2021

Up until a few days ago, the leadership of British North Sea producer Siccar Point was negotiating the sale of a stake in the promising Cambo oil development to another private equity-backed company, NEO, sources told Reuters.But on Thursday Royal Dutch Shell…

UK North Sea: Shell Scraps Plans to Develop Cambo Oil Field

Dec 03, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it had scrapped plans to develop the Cambo oil field in the British North Sea, which became a lightning rod for climate activists seeking to halt the development of new oil and gas resources.Following 'comprehensive screening' of the Cambo field…

OGUK: UK Must Allow New Oil and Gas Fields or Risk Surging Bills and Shortages

Nov 22, 2021

OGUK, the trade body representing interests of the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, has urged the government to allow new oil and gas fields, “or risk surging import bills and future shortages.”The trade body said it was reacting after the debate over the Cambo offshore oil and gas field…

UK Fossil Fuel Dilemma in the Spotlight as Climate Talks Near

Oct 19, 2021

Britain faces a fossil fuel dilemma: it can burnish its green credentials by halting new oil and gas development in the North Sea, yet doing so will leave it more reliant on imported fuel.How Britain charts a course to achieve net-zero emissions…

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