John Lawrie Group will establish a new metal recycling and decommissioning base at the Port of Dundee on Scotland’s east coast after reaching an agreement with Forth Ports.
Total and its partners in frontier exploration license 2/19 offshore western Ireland will review new 3D seismic to better delineate the undrilled Palaeocene Avalon prospect.
Equinor Energy has made a minor oil discovery in the Fram area of the northern Norwegian North Sea, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.
VÃ¥r Energi has joined a consortium working with the Norwegian Carbon Capture & Storage Research Centre to fasttrack CCS technology development and use.
SBM Offshore has issued an update on its FPSO construction programs.
Cluff Natural Resources has entered into a conditional farm-out agreement with Shell U.K. concerning two UK southern North Sea licenses.
Marginal Field Development Co. has entered two collaboration agreements as part of its gas to wire initiative for cost-effective development of marginal offshore gas fields.
Four companies have submitted bids for Denmark’s 8th licensing round, which opened last June.
Tullow Oil says the turret remediation project for the Jubilee FPSO offshore Ghana is close to completion.
Awilco Drilling says there is little remaining capacity for modern high-end semisubmersible drilling rigs this year for work offshore Norway.
Equinor has awarded Kvaerner a front-end engineering design contract for the planned Hywind Tampen wind power project in the Norwegian North Sea.
Aker BP has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority for further production drilling on the Volund field in the North Sea.
RockRose Energy has issued an update on its various field development/exploration programs in the UK and Dutch North Sea.
Transocean Ltd. has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Total’s deepwater Brulpadda gas/condensate discovery in the Outeniqua basin offshore South Africa is the first frontier basin-opener since ExxonMobil’s Liza offshore Guyana in 2015, according to Westwood Energy.
CGG and TGS will co-operate on the industry-funded Greater Castberg TopSeis survey, due to start shooting in the Norwegian Barents Sea this spring.
Siccar Point Energy has awarded Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services division a three-year contract on the UK continental shelf.
Shell UK has extended PD&MS’ UK North Sea area contract by two years to April 2021.
The Norwegian Maritime Authority has approved Lloyd’s Register to class construction of mobile units working on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Maersk Drilling has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Black Sea Oil & Gas and its partners Petro Ventures and Gas Plus have taken the final investment decision to proceed with the $400-million Midia gas development project offshore Romania.
Teekay Offshore has signed a three-year contract extension for the FPSO Piranema Spirit.
Solstad Offshore has secured offshore contracts for various large platform supply vessels in its fleet.
The Oil & Gas Authority has launched the UK’s Supplementary 31st Offshore Licensing Round, focused on the Greater Buchan Area in the Outer Moray Firth in the central North Sea.