UK/UKCS

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June 13, 2022
Kent, an integrated energy services company, says it had a positive start to 2022 with some strategic project wins across the globe adding a total of over $550 million to the company’s backlog.
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June 09, 2022
The U.K. government got together with Shell Plc in London this week to talk up North Sea oil and gas, the latest sign of the country’s pivot back toward domestic fossil fuels since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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June 02, 2022
Shell Plc won official consent to develop the Jackdaw natural gas field in the UK’s North Sea, eight months after the country’s regulator blocked the project on environmental concerns.
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June 2022
Recent moves by the UK government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicate that people in his regime must think that they can play both sides of the street, so to speak, when it comes to oil and gas policy, and get away with it. We are here to tell them that this is not practical, much less ethical and effective.
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June 01, 2022
Oil and gas exploration and production companies in the North Sea are set to miss out on billions of dollars of cash after the UK implemented a windfall tax on energy firms to tackle the rising cost of living.
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May 31, 2022
Petrofac, a global energy industry services provider, has been selected by i3 Energy to provide well engineering, well operations and well operator services for its UK North Sea license areas.
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May 27, 2022
The UK Treasury is set to collect record revenue from oil and gas this year, with or without a windfall tax.
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May 27, 2022
Boris Johnson said he wants to keep North Sea oil and gas flowing to help tackle the rising cost of living and urged companies to boost investment.
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May 26, 2022
The new taxes imposed on the UK’s offshore oil and gas operators are a backward step by a government which, just weeks ago, was pledging to build a greener and more energy-independent nation, Offshore Energies UK said.
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May 23, 2022
Energy companies will need to provide updates each quarter on how they’re boosting clean energy investments in order to avoid a UK windfall tax on their surging oil and gas earnings, British government minister Alok Sharma said.
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May 22, 2022
The pledge will see 80% of the planned spending go to carbon capture and renewable energy projects, and the remaining 20% to oil and gas production, according to the report.
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May 20, 2022
The former chief of BP Plc warned that investors are pushing environmental, social and governance concerns aside as fears about energy security and mounting costs take precedence.
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May 2022
Evelyn MacLean, workforce energy task force director of the UK-based International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, says it’s time technology advancements are coupled with a re-examination of the workforce relationship.
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May 17, 2022
Commenting on the vote on the Queen’s Speech, Offshore Energies UK External Relations Director Jenny Stanning said it is essential to attract investment into North Sea projects to support the UK's energy security and the energy transition.
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May 16, 2022
The U.K. got less than a quarter of its oil supplies from its own fields last year, compared with about 9% from Russia. And domestic output is dropping fast — down by 10% in the first quarter from a year earlier after companies cut investment or spent their cash elsewhere.
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May 12, 2022
The drive to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 has taken a sizeable step forward with the award of two carbon storage licenses in the Southern North Sea.   
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May 10, 2022
The program was first launched in 2020 to test the extent to which mediation can resolve certain disputes between oil and gas licensees, operators and infrastructure owners in the UK Continental Shelf.
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May 10, 2022
Responding to the Queens’s speech, Offshore Energies UK said the proposed Energy Bill must create the predictability needed to attract the long-term investment crucial to boosting the nation’s energy security.
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May 10, 2022
Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling offered to divest some of its offshore operation platforms to avoid an in-depth investigation from the U.K.’s antitrust regulator over the $2.6 billion deal, potentially smoothing the way for approval.
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May 10, 2022
Neptune Energy announced it will spend more than $1 billion over the next five years securing energy supplies for the UK and speeding the transition to net zero.
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May 06, 2022
Boris Johnson urged the oil majors BP Plc and Shell Plc to invest “massively” in renewables to shore up the U.K.’s energy security, as soaring prices squeeze household budgets.
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