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Odfjell Technology, Serica Energy Agree Bruce Platform Services Extension

Nov 16, 2022

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Serica Energy has extended its contract with Odfjell Technology for the provision of storage, preservation, maintenance, and drilling services on the North Sea Bruce platform.Kurt Meinert Fjell, Odfjell Technology…

OEUK: There's Enough Oil & Gas in North Sea to Fuel UK for 30 Years, But Industry Needs Fiscal Certainty

Nov 15, 2022

The UK North Sea still has a lot to offer when it comes to oil and gas reserves yet to be produced. However, unpredictable fiscal conditions are denting the confidence of offshore energy-producing companies to invest and revitalize oil and gas exploration activity…

UK's NSTA Launches Probe into Possible License Breach

Nov 15, 2022

The UK-based offshore energy industry regulator, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), said Monday it had opened an investigation into an operator suspected of breaching one of its license conditions.The investigation will look into whether…

Finder Energy Farms Out Interests in Three North Sea Blocks to Dana Petroleum

Nov 11, 2022

The Australian oil and gas company Finder has entered into three farm-out transactions to assign to Dana Petroleum interests in three offshore blocks in the central North Sea in the UK.Dana Petroleum will acquire a 40% interest in each of P2527…

Port of Aberdeen Gets UK Gov't Funding to Accelerate Net Zero Drive

Nov 10, 2022

The UK Government has granted Port of Aberdeen more than £200,000 in funding to accelerate the port’s drive to Net Zero by 2040.The ‘Port Zero’ feasibility study, which is part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 (CMDC2)…

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 Shares Dip after UK's Largest IPO This Year

Nov 09, 2022

Ithaca Energy shares dipped on their London debut on Wednesday after the North Sea oil and gas producer defied volatile markets to deliver Britain's largest initial public offering (IPO) this year, and Europe's fifth biggest. The shares opened…

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…

Equinor Looks to Celtic Sea for Floating Wind Development

Nov 07, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor  on Monday said it was interested in developing a 'gigawatt scale' floating offshore wind project off the coast of Britain in the Celtic Sea in connection with an upcoming seabed leasing round. The project…

Ithaca Energy IPO Set to Price at Lower End of Range - Bookrunner

Nov 07, 2022

A planned initial public offering of North Sea oil and gas producer Ithaca Energy IPO is set to price at the lower end of the previously guided range, bookrunners on the deal said on Monday.The revised price guidance is for between 250 and 270 pence per share…

UK Could Extend, Increase Windfall Tax on Oil & Gas Firms' Profits

Nov 03, 2022

UK's government is considering a plan to extend windfall taxes on oil and gas companies' profits, a government source said on Thursday, confirming a report in The Times which said the rate could be increased from 25% to 30% until 2028. The source…

More Than 60% of Port of Aberdeen's South Harbour Expansion Project Operational

Nov 03, 2022

More than 60% of the Port of Aberdeen's £400 million South Harbour development is now operational, marking the project's penultimate construction milestone, the port said in a statement on Thursday.The handover from construction to operations for Dunnottar…

Harbour Energy Expects $400M in UK Windfall Tax This Year

Nov 03, 2022

Harbour Energy on Thursday forecast liabilities from the UK's windfall tax on energy companies to be about $400 million this year, and urged the government to 'carefully consider' the consequences of any increase or extension to the scheme. The…

Petrofac Workers on Repsol Platforms Taking Industrial Action over Pay Dispute

Nov 03, 2022

UK-based workers' union Unite the union said Thursday it had served notice on Petrofac for members on the Repsol offshore platforms and terminal for an industrial action that will take place on November 16 and 17.'The industrial action will…

Ithaca Energy Breathes Life into UK Stock Market as Bookrunners Eye $3.6B Listing

Nov 02, 2022

Ithaca Energy's London listing will be priced at 250 to 310 pence, giving the North Sea oil and gas producer an implied market value of 2.5 billion to 3.1 billion pounds ($2.87 billion to $3.56 billion), bookrunners said on Wednesday. Ithaca…

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