• north sea oil drilling should be ‘substantially’ increased

    North Sea oil drilling should be ‘substantially’ increased

    2018-10-30· The UK should “substantially” increase the amount of oil drilling in the North Sea following declining activity in the area since 2008, according to a new report. The Wells Insight report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has also called for the oil and gas industry to work together to increase “cost-effective” drilling activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

  • report calls for increase in north sea oil drilling oil

    Report Calls for Increase in North Sea Oil Drilling Oil

    2018-10-31· A new report has set out recommendations for the management and development of North Sea oil wells. The publication from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) calls for the oil and gas industry to work together to increase "cost effective" drilling activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

  • uk exploration up but success rate 'falls off a cliff

    UK exploration up but success rate 'falls off a cliff

    Exploration activity in the UK North Sea has picked up substantially since last year, but the success rate has “fallen off a cliff”, an analyst has said.

  • number of abandoned wells overtakes fresh drilling, says

    Number of abandoned wells overtakes fresh drilling, says

    A new report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has highlighted that the number of plugged and abandoned wells in the North Sea has overtaken fresh drilling as exploration continues to drop.

  • as north sea oil wanes, removing abandoned rigs stirs

    As North Sea Oil Wanes, Removing Abandoned Rigs Stirs

    With thousands of North Sea oil wells soon to be shut down, ecologists are warning that removing the gargantuan platforms could be more environmentally harmful than leaving them in place. The rigs, it turns out, have nurtured cold-water corals and other marine life.

  • north sea oil and gas-costs and benefits

    North Sea oil and gas-costs and benefits

    North Sea oil and gas-costs and benefits This article examines the implications for the future of the. UK onshore economy of the development and exploitation of oil and gas reserves in the North Sea, expanding the analysis in the Governor's Ashridge

  • offshore europe: recent uk north sea drilling activity

    OFFSHORE EUROPE: Recent UK North Sea drilling activity

    During the first half of 2001, the oil price remained relatively stable with the average Brent Blend price fluctuating in the range of US$25-28/bbl. Despite the maintenance of relatively high oil prices during this year, drilling activity in the UK sector of the North Sea has seen very little in

  • investors closing in on heavy oil in uk sector far north

    Investors closing in on heavy oil in UK sector far north

    Drilling techniques could increase yield from complex fields. Jeremy Beckman, Editor, Europe. Heavy oil suddenly is hot property in the UK North Sea. Interest is keenest in Quadrant 9 blocks in the far north, where a hub could soon emerge serving four long-neglected fields.

  • north sea setback for aberdeen oil and gas hopeful

    North Sea setback for Aberdeen oil and gas hopeful

    SHARES in North Sea-focused i3 Energy have plunged around 40 per cent after the firm suffered a drilling reverse. The company said a well drilled on the Liberator West prospect in the Moray Firth

  • jump in north sea drilling signals positive sentiment

    Jump in North Sea drilling signals positive sentiment

    2010-07-07· Jump in North Sea drilling signals positive sentiment A substantial increase in North Sea drilling operations on the back of recent discoveries is raising hopes that confidence is returning to the

  • norway oil production: why it's a country in uncertain waters

    Norway oil production: Why it's a country in uncertain waters

    2019-05-23· Norway's production is expected to increase over the next few years, but there are concerns about long-term resource growth. Credit: Henning Flusund. With its coastline on the North Sea, Norway is an important country for the oil and gas industry. The country is currently the 15th-largest oil producer in the world, with a production rate of

  • £250bn: the cost of giving tax breaks to north sea oil firms

    £250bn: the cost of giving tax breaks to North Sea oil firms

    The North Sea oil industry stressed that it was still subject to taxes. “The offshore oil and gas industry is subject to corporation tax that is double that of other UK industries and has contributed some £350 billion to public services through taxation over its lifetime,” said Mike Tholen, sustainability director, of the industry body, Oil and Gas UK.

  • report calls for increase in north sea oil drilling

    Report Calls for Increase in North Sea Oil Drilling

    A new report has set out recommendations for the management and development of North Sea oil wells. The publication from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) calls for the oil and gas industry to work together to increase “cost effective” drilling activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

  • europe’s future oil production seen viable at $60 a barrel

    Europe’s future oil production seen viable at $60 a barrel

    The oil major BP recently announced the discovery of oil at two locations in UK waters. North Sea regional president Mark Thomas said the firm expects to double local production to 200,000 barrels

  • maersk oil north sea limited flyndre and cawdor field

    MAERSK OIL NORTH SEA LIMITED FLYNDRE AND CAWDOR FIELD

    control measures and an approved Oil Pollution Emergency Plan in place prior to commencing all operations. Cumulative Impacts: The proposed development is in a well-developed oil and gas area in the North Sea and will be tied-back to the Clyde Platform. The nearest

  • equinor starts up mariner oil field in the uk north sea

    Equinor starts up Mariner oil field in the UK North Sea

    Offshore staff. STAVANGER, Norway Equinor has produced first oil from the Mariner field in the East Shetland basin in the UK North Sea.. Over the next 30 years, operations on the field should generate more than 300 MMbbl with up to 70,000 b/d produced at peak (more typically around 55,000 b/d).

  • dim future for north sea energy oilprice

    Dim Future For North Sea Energy OilPrice

    Dim Future For North Sea Energy By Euan Mearns Sep 18, 2014, 4:12 PM CDT. Join Our Community. On 18th September 2014, Scotland will vote on the following question: Should Scotland be

  • north sea or great australian bight, oil drilling is

    North Sea or Great Australian Bight, oil drilling is

    2016-10-07· But the leak in the North Sea is a timely reminder that drilling for oil is a risky business and that BP’s track record is one of environmental disaster. As BP stumbles on with its Bight plans

  • north sea setback for aberdeen oil and gas hopeful

    North Sea setback for Aberdeen oil and gas hopeful

    SHARES in North Sea-focused i3 Energy have plunged around 40 per cent after the firm suffered a drilling reverse. The company said a well drilled on the Liberator West prospect in the Moray Firth

  • bp oil spill fears hit north sea as norway bans drilling

    BP oil spill fears hit North Sea as Norway bans drilling

    2010-06-08· BP oil spill fears hit North Sea as Norway bans drilling Norway has banned new deepwater oil drilling in the North Sea amid in a sign that panic over BP's Gulf of

  • north sea oil has escaped its death spiral oilprice

    North Sea Oil Has Escaped Its Death Spiral OilPrice

    The oil industry is expected to increase spending in the North Sea and the number of projects that could receive a greenlight is set to rise this year for the first time in half a decade.

  • apache announces north sea discoveries with estimated

    Apache Announces North Sea Discoveries With Estimated

    2015-10-30· Future appraisal drilling will enable the company to further define the upside potential beyond 70 MMboe. Apache's proved reserves in the North Sea at yearend 2014 were approximately 140 MMboe. "Apache's exploration program in the high-potential Beryl area is off to an exceptional start.

  • pros and cons of oil drilling help save nature

    Pros and Cons of Oil Drilling Help Save Nature

    Another prime issue is offshore drilling; starting from locating to the drilling process, it disturbs the sea environment. While locating oil, the seismic waves and the associated sound affects the sea organisms, and the last debate is about oil spillage in the seas. The pros and cons of oil drilling has been a debatable topic since a long time

  • rising tide of recovery for north sea oil and gas

    Rising tide of recovery for North Sea oil and gas

    2018-07-29· The oil price crash which began in late 2014 and saw Brent crude plummet from $115 a barrel to less than $30 in January 2016, drastically reducing exploration drilling in the North Sea. Oil and

  • bp oil spill fears hit north sea as norway bans drilling

    BP oil spill fears hit North Sea as Norway bans drilling

    2010-06-08· BP oil spill fears hit North Sea as Norway bans drilling Norway has banned new deepwater oil drilling in the North Sea amid in a sign that panic over BP's Gulf of

  • europe’s future oil production seen viable at $60 a barrel

    Europe’s future oil production seen viable at $60 a barrel

    The oil major BP recently announced the discovery of oil at two locations in UK waters. North Sea regional president Mark Thomas said the firm expects to double local production to 200,000 barrels

  • trapoil outlines north sea fracking plans bbc news

    Trapoil outlines North Sea fracking plans BBC News

    2013-03-28· It claimed there could be more oil and gas from unconventional technology than all of the output so far produced from the North Sea. Trapoil plans test drilling a well next year, if it can find a

  • what effects does oil drilling have on the ocean?

    What Effects Does Oil Drilling Have on the Ocean?

    2018-03-10· A 2010 explosion at an offshore oil rig released millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. This environmental disaster contaminated over 1,000 miles of coastline and caused health problems for coastal residents. Offshore drilling doesn’t always cause such catastrophic effects, but disadvantages to extracting

  • oga report emphasises the requirement to substantially

    OGA report emphasises the requirement to substantially

    The report’s key messages emphasise the requirement to substantially increase new well drilling, coupled with improved performance, to deliver the substantial UKCS reserves potential, improve well management to maximise production, and a need to improve well abandonment planning to reduce costs.

  • bassoe: the offshore rig market should love china’s energy

    Bassoe: The offshore rig market should love China’s energy

    The floater market hasn’t experienced the same degree of growth. But North Sea demand for harsh environment rigs along with new tenders in the US Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, West Africa, Egypt, and South East Asia is at least keeping the market stable. Among all this, it’s easy to

  • north sea oil is declining

    North Sea oil is declining

    Despite the challenges, the North Sea has been a key component of the increase in non-OPEC oil production over the last 20 years. Now many of the major fields in the North Sea are in decline and the North Sea is about to lose its prominent role as one of the world's leading oil domains.

  • rig trends: a glint of light in the north sea rig market

    Rig Trends: A Glint of Light in the North Sea Rig Market

    2017-12-22· In the Norwegian North Sea, there are a plethora of substantial drilling campaigns awaiting award. Statoil, which would come as no surprise, has

  • china dives into north sea waters bbc news

    China dives into North Sea waters BBC News

    2012-07-25· Talisman has about 2,500 staff and contractors and is involved in 11 North Sea installations. Together, the deals would give the Chinese firms control of more than 8% of oil

  • oil and gas in the north sea tu freiberg

    Oil and gas in the north sea TU Freiberg

    Oil and Gas in the North Sea 5 An important oil prone source rock (shale) is the about 580 m thick Kimmeridge- Clay- Formation. Furthermore the Draupne Formation is to name. These are ma-rine mudstones with a high content of organic carbon. They were generated in the Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous while a domal upwards where Central-, Vi-

  • north sea: challenged economics

    North Sea: challenged economics

    Over the past three years the North Sea oil and gas industry has made a very painful adjustment to the dramatic fall in oil prices. Costs have been dramatically cut, accompanied by substantial job losses and rates reductions. Oil & Gas UK estimates that average unit development costs have fallen from US$23.90/boe, in 2014, to $15.20/boe in 2016

  • north sea industry calls for tax reform from uk

    North Sea Industry Calls for Tax Reform from UK

    Ahead of next week's Autumn Statement, the UK oil and gas industry has called for a major tax reform of the North Sea sector. Citing its latest survey of oil and gas companies involved in the

  • europe’s future oil production seen viable at $60 a barrel

    Europe’s future oil production seen viable at $60 a barrel

    The oil major BP recently announced the discovery of oil at two locations in UK waters. North Sea regional president Mark Thomas said the firm expects to double local production to 200,000 barrels

  • apache announces north sea discoveries with estimated

    Apache Announces North Sea Discoveries With Estimated

    2015-10-30· Future appraisal drilling will enable the company to further define the upside potential beyond 70 MMboe. Apache's proved reserves in the North Sea at yearend 2014 were approximately 140 MMboe. "Apache's exploration program in the high-potential Beryl area is off to an exceptional start.

  • geo expro progress in north sea collaboration

    GEO ExPro Progress in North Sea Collaboration

    Progress in North Sea Collaboration. Jane Whaley . How ongoing collaboration and innovation will breathe new life in to one of the largest oil and gas provinces in the world. This article appeared in Vol. 14, No. 6 2017 Advertisement. Semi-submersible oil drilling rig moored in Cromarty Firth, Invergordon, Scotland, UK. Subsea installation vessel Subsea Viking, owner Eidesvik Shipping

  • the captain field, block 13/22a, uk north sea united

    The Captain Field, Block 13/22a, UK North Sea United

    The Captain Field is located in Block 13/22a in the Western Moray Firth Basin of the UK North Sea, 80 miles NE of Aberdeen in a water depth of 340 ft. Hydrocarbons are trapped in two geographical regions, the Main and Eastern closures, both with a significant stratigraphic pinchout component.

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