UK/UKCS

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November 27, 2022
Shell Plc is selling its stakes in a group of North Sea oil fields, according to Bloomberg News. The assets include minority stakes in two fields operated by BP Plc and an interest in a discovery field also operated by BP in the waters east of Scotland.
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November 23, 2022
An investigation has been launched into an oil and gas company for flaring and venting in the North Sea without consent. The probe by the North Sea Transition Authority could result in action being taken, including a fine for the company or the relevant license being taken away.
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November 23, 2022
Bumi Armada, international offshore energy facilities and services provider, has partnered with OPEX (an ERM Group Company) to drive down carbon emissions on its Armada Kraken FPSO facility, which serves the EnQuest-operated Kraken Field located in the northern North Sea.
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November 17, 2022
Waldorf is among several smaller companies seeking to acquire North Sea assets being offloaded by larger energy players, who are seeking to offload oil and gas exploration projects to raise money for renewable investments.
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November 17, 2022
(WO) — The UK’s offshore industry will be hit hard by the chancellor’s latest tax changes, which threaten to drive out investors, drive up imports and leave consumers increasingly exposed to global shortages, Offshore Energies UK warned.
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November 13, 2022
UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is expected to delay much of the £55 billion ($65 billion) of savings to fill the hole in the public finances until after the next election, including an increase in the oil and gas windfall tax.
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November 13, 2022
Oil and gas investments could be driven out of UK waters if Chancellor Jeremy Hunt carries out threats to raise the windfall tax to 35%, Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) has warned.
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November 10, 2022
TÜV SÜD National Engineering said it has secured government funding to build the UK’s first gaseous CO2 flow measurement facility to provide meter traceability for carbon capture utilization and storage deployment.
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September 2022
With great solemnity, we send our sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathies to our many industry friends in the United Kingdom, as well as the general British public, upon the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 8.
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September 23, 2022
TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract by Shell plc for the Jackdaw development, located in the United Kingdom North Sea.
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September 22, 2022
A national green light for fracing, the technique that triggered a huge boom in shale oil and gas in the U.S., is one of a handful of measures from Britain’s new leader to increase energy supplies in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It’s a controversial move that rolls back pledges made by her predecessor Boris Johnson in the government’s election manifesto.
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September 21, 2022
The government’s decision to release the results of its "Climate Compatibility Checkpoint" consultation on new oil and gas projects will boost UK energy security while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, Offshore Energies UK said.
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September 08, 2022
New British Prime Minister Liz Truss removed a ban on drilling for shale gas, an effort to boost domestic energy supply that will have to overcome the same obstacles that stymied the industry for the past decade.
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September 06, 2022
The UK’s new government must double or even triple the rate of offshore wind turbine installations to meet its target of a four-fold increase in offshore renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report.
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September 05, 2022
Offshore Energies UK greeted the announcement of Liz Truss as the UK’s new Conservative Party leader as a fresh chance to renew the nation’s approach to energy security and accelerate the transition to cleaner energies with careful long-term investment in its home-grown oil and gas resources.
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September 05, 2022
Liz Truss won the bitter race to succeed Boris Johnson as UK prime minister, and will take power with the country facing brutal economic headwinds that threaten to plunge millions of Britons into poverty this winter.
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September 01, 2022
New research commissioned by Offshore Energies UK has revealed that young people are actively seeking careers that have a positive impact on society, with more than half of those surveyed saying they would consider a career in the UK’s energy sector.
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August 24, 2022
New figures show domestic gas production in the first half of 2022 was 26% higher than the same period in 2021, which is enough to heat almost 3.5 million UK homes for a year.
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August 24, 2022
Neptune Energy has begun an infill drilling campaign at its operated Cygnus gas field in the southern North Sea, with the potential to unlock enough gas to heat an additional 200,000 UK homes per year from this winter.
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August 08, 2022
Britain needs to keep developing new oil and gas fields in the North Sea even as it rolls out major offshore wind and carbon capture and storage projects across the country, according Shell’s UK head of upstream.
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August 04, 2022
The forecast fell £1.5 billion to £44.5 billion last year – contributing to a total cut of £15 billion since 2017, when the North Sea Transition Authority introduced a baseline estimate of £59.7 billion and set a target of reducing costs by 35% to £39 billion by end-2022.
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