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  • 14 August 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has informed that the Buchan Alpha oil production vessel has arrived in Lerwick, Shetland for disposal.   The contract for dismantling and recycling of the Buchan Alpha unit was awarded to Veolia back in June. Veolia is working on the project with its strategic partner in decommissioning, Peterson. Buchan Alpha, a semi-submersible moored floating […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Buchan Alpha oil platform in the UK North Sea has been evacuated as a result of severe weather forecast. In an e-mail sent to Offshore Energy Today, Talisman-Sinopec, the operator of the Buchan Alpha, said that it had completed the evacuation of 75 workers on Sunday. “As per the installation’s Safety Case, we began the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has awarded a contract for dismantling and recycling of the Buchan Alpha unit to Veolia to be carried out at its Dales Voe site in Lerwick, Shetland. After 36 years and almost 150mm barrels of oil, the Buchan Alpha facility in the UK North Sea ceased production, as planned, on May 12, […]

  • 9 December 2013

    Talisman Sinopec is returning workers to its Buchan Alpha platform after last week’s evacuation due to severe weather in the UK North Sea. “On Sunday, 8 December, 33 personnel were safely returned to the Buchan Alpha according to plan, and we anticipate returning to full complement by Wednesday, 11 December,” said Jill Moir, Head of Corporate […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    InterMoor, working closely with the Repsol Sinopec Resources UK and the Buchan Alpha project team, delivered the Buchan Alpha platform to Dales Voe in Shetland, where dismantling has started. The work was undertaken on behalf of Repsol Sinopec with InterMoor acting as the marine contractor charged with the development of the decommissioning marine activities. The […]

  • 4 December 2013

    Talisman Sinopec Energy UK has evacuated workers from its Buchan Alpha offshore platform in the UK North Sea, 83 miles North East of Aberdeen.   In an e-mail sent to Offshore Energy Today Talisman Sinopec Energy UK confirmed that it has safely completed a planned downman of 85 personnel from its Buchan Alpha platform as a […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Talisman Sinopec is returning its workers back to the Buchan Alpha platform in the North Sea, following an evacuation earlier this week. The company yesterday said it had flown 61 non-essential personnel from the semi-submersible platform, located 83 miles North East of Aberdeen, following severe weather forecasts.   In an e-mail sent today to Offshore Energy Today, a Talisman […]

  • 8 December 2013

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  • 31 January 2019

    The OGA has launched the Supplementary 31st Offshore Licensing Round to maximize economic recovery from the Greater Buchan area in the North Sea.

  • 13 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Repsol Sinopec Resources has filed its draft decommissioning plans to the UK authorities for the Buchan & Hannay fields located in the UK North Sea. 

  • 9 August 2018

    An additional £5 million ($6.45M) has been made available by the Scottish Government to the country’s supply chain to help maximize the economic benefit to Scotland from decommissioning of North Sea infrastructure.

  • 23 August 2019

    First oil, subject to funding, is targeted for 2024.

  • 22 July 2019

    Jersey Oil & Gas has been awarded significant acreage in the UK North Sea, containing over 100 million barrels of discovered oil, including the Buchan oil field.

  • 21 August 2014

    Steelhead LNG said that Ernest Buchan has joined the Vancouver-based company as Projects Director. As Projects Director reporting to Steelhead LNG’s Vice President, Technical, Ian Hill, Buchan will build and lead an experienced project team that will work with industry partners and contractors to help them evaluate and develop LNG project opportunities through pre-FEED (front end […]

  • 6 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Buccaneer Energy Limited advises that due diligence investigations by the Alaskan Industrial and Development Export Authority (“AIDEA”) in respect to AIDEA making a direct equity investment into the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary Kenai Offshore Ventures, LLC (“Kenai Offshore”) is preceding satisfactorily. AIDEA are awaiting a report from an independent consultant which is expected to be […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Buccaneer Energy Limited has announced that a non binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) has been executed with a US based public company (“Farm-In Party”) to farm-out Bucaneer’s offshore assets in Alaska. Under the LOI the unnamed client will farm into the following projects that are currently 100% owned by Bucaneer: Southern Cross Unit; North West Cook Inlet […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Buccaneer Energy Limited announced that two key permits have been granted for oil and gas exploration operations at the Southern Cross and Northwest Cook Inlet Units located offshore in the Cook Inlet, Alaska. The Alaskan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Division of Oil and Gas, has approved the Buccaneer Alaska Operations, LLC Unit Plan of […]

  • 31 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Buccaneer Energy Limited (“Buccaneer” or “the Company”)advises that the board of the Alaskan Industrial Development and Export Authority (“AIDEA”) is due to meet on 1 April 2011 (US time) / 2 April 2011 (Australian time) to consider and vote on the investment by AIDEA of up to US$30.0 million to acquire a jack-up rig […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Buccaneer Energy Limited advised that the board of the Alaskan Industrial Development and Export Authority (“AIDEA”) voted unanimously at its board meeting on 25 May (US time) / 26 May 2011 (Australian time) to invest up to US$30.0 million, as a joint owner, in the acquisition of a jack-up rig. As a result of […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Polaris Shipping has become the latest shipowner to join Navig8’s Alpha8 Pool.

  • 21 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Buccaneer Energy Limited has executed a Repair Contract with Keppel FELS Shipyard in Singapore for the repair and modification of the jack-up rig, Endeavour. The rig was recently acquired from Transocean Offshore Resources Limited for the total purchase price of US$68.5 million. The Endeavour is currently in dry dock undergoing the first stage of the […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    6 Alpha Associates, the strategic advisor for managing high risk offshore energy initiatives, this year marks its 10th year in business having successfully and safely completed a multitude of complex energy and construction development briefs. Since the firm’s inception in 2004, 6 Alpha Associates has implemented and introduced its unique unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk certification […]