Kinsale News

AGR Names Well Engineering Manager

Sep 13, 2021

Energy industry services firm AGR has appointed Matt Street to the position of Well Engineering Manager, to be based at the company’s Aberdeen office in the UK. 'A senior energy industry professional who has worked on numerous well projects…

dCarbonX, ESB to Develop Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Storage Offshore Ireland

Aug 12, 2021

dCarbonX, a firm looking to develop offshore geothermal energy and storage sites for CO2, hydrogen, and ammonia, has struck a deal with the Irish state-owned Electricity Supply Board (ESB) to develop large-scale storage for green hydrogen off the coast of County Cork…

Siem Offshore Sells AHTS Duo to Reduce Debt

Jun 18, 2021

Norwegian vessel owner Siem Offshore has agreed to sell two anchor handling tug and supply vessels Siem Garnet and Siem Diamond.Siem Offshore said that the vessels would be sold to an independent third party, for further trading outside the offshore shipping industry…

PSE Kinsale Energy Charters Siem Pearl AHTS for P&A Support in Ireland

Jun 17, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has won a three-month charter for the 91-meters long AHTS vessel Siem Pearl in Ireland.The contract is with PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd, the Irish subsidiary of the Malaysian oil giant Petronas, which…

Standard Drilling Agrees to Sell Standard Olympus PSV

Jun 11, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner S.D. Standard Drilling Plc. has agreed to sell the Standard Olympus platform supply vessel for $7.5 million to an undisclosed buyer.'The sale of Standard Olympus will result in a gain for Standard Drilling of gross USD 1…

HydraWell Nets P&A Work at PSE Kinsale Energy's Decom Project in Ireland

Apr 05, 2021

PSE Kinsale Energy, a Petronas subsidiary working to decommission its Kinsale area offshore gas fields in Ireland, has awarded a contract to HydraWell to support the project.PSE Kinsale Energy last July said that the Kinsale area offshore gas…

PSE Kinsale Energy Taps NHV for Helicopter Services in Support of Decom Work Off Ireland

Mar 24, 2021

Offshore helicopter operator NHV Group has secured a contract in Ireland with PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd in support of its decommissioning operations in the Celtic Sea. PSE Kinsale Energy, a Petronas subsidiary, last in July said that the Kinsale…

Shell Joins Floating Wind Project Offshore Ireland

Jan 29, 2021

Oil major Shell has this week signed an agreement to join a floating wind project in the Celtic Sea, offshore Ireland.The agreement, signed with Irish developer Simply Blue Energy, will see Shell acquire a 51% share of their Simply Blue Energy Kinsale venture…

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…

Repsol Picks Stena Drilling Rig for Mexican Ops

Sep 22, 2020

Spanish oil firm Repsol has awarded a drilling contract to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling for a drilling campaign in Mexico.Stena Drilling said Monday that it had signed a contract with Repsol after a competitive tender exercise…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Irish license dropped after disappointing results

Feb 15, 2017

Offshore Ireland focused Lansdowne Oil & Gas has relinquished license SEL 4/07 following disappointing results from the Midleton prospect well. Lansdowne had 20% interest in the license, alongside Petronas subsidiary PSE Seven Heads, with 80%…

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