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  • 12 October 2010

    Cypriot container vessel, the Jork Ranger, and a Greek tanker, the Mindoro, have collided some 30 kilometres off the Dutch port Scheveningen, Dutch media reports. No person was injured but the tanker sustained a hole of five times six metres. Some of its cargo of kerosene, jet fuel, was spilled and forms a three-kilometre long […]

  • 23 February 2009

    Eighteen people have been rescued after a Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter ditched into the sea about 125 miles east of Aberdeen on its way to a BP oil production platform. The helicopter ditched in the sea approximately 500 metres from the platform at about 1915 GMT on Wednesday night. Workers on the platform saw the […]

  • 18 May 2005

    This year’s North Sea Week, Germany’s only offshore-regatta at the island of Helgoland, attracted 140 competing yachts. Many others came to watch the traditional sailing event on Pentecost. A fleet of 31 yachts was waved good-bye for the long-distance race to Edinburgh. First participants are expected in Scotland on Thursday.

  • 8 April 2020

    North Sea Port is geographically defined as the 60 kilometre long cross-border port area stretching from Vlissingen in the Netherlands to Ghent in Belgium. North Sea port has an excellent proposition due to its central location, companies based in North Sea Port and their worldwide trading partners are able to serve the European hinterland quickly […]

  • 1 October 2014

    At Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference on 28 and 29 October 2014 in Amsterdam, exploration and production in the North Sea area is a prominent session theme at the conference. The technical session on North Sea exploration and production this year focuses on the changing playing field. As ‘big oil’ is retreating from the North […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Finland’s Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore vessel.

  • 5 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    North Sea Energy Inc. announces that it has been notified by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that it, together with its partners, has been awarded three new blocks in the UK North Sea in the 26th Seaward Licensing Round, namely the Norfolk prospect – block 12/16b (20% interest), the Norfolk East […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tendeka has made a substantial capital investment, led by UKCS growth, in manufacturing facilities, expanding their use of local supply chain and in-house capabilities. The company has more than doubled its work in the UK offshore sector over the past twelve months. Tendeka supplies a range of technologies to maximize production from reservoirs. Brad Baker, […]

  • 12 February 2008

    Marathon Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 311, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 31/1-1. The well is located west of the Troll field and 25 kilometres north-east of the Oseberg field in the North Sea.

  • 20 September 2010

    Outgoing BP chief executive Tony Hayward has promised his company will be investing up to $19 in the North Sea in the next five years. Hayward was appearing before an Energy and Climate Change committee in the UK House of Commons as part of an investigation by Members of Parliament into the implications of the […]

  • 4 February 2012

    The North Sea offers many opportunities to exploit its wealth: think about traditional fishery, offshore wind or oil and gas exploration. However, many generations have exploited the North Sea, so we need to beware of exhaustion and pollution. Therefore, Rijkswaterstaat, the executive agency of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, wants to stimulate ideas […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Project & Tenders

    North Sea Energy (NSE) has reported that the initial findings from the Bagpuss well in the UK sector of the North Sea show the prospect contains degraded heavy oil.  The well, located in Licence P. 1943, was spud in July 2016 with Diamond Offshore’s Ocean Valiant semi-sub offshore drilling rig. The license was previously operated […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Equinor has made an oil discovery from the Visund A platform in the Telesto exploration well in the North Sea. The resources are estimated at 12-28 million barrels of recoverable oil. “We are pleased to have made a new discovery on Equinor-operated acreage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). These are profitable barrels that can […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Oil has been proven by Statoil and its partners Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Svenska Petroleum Exploration AS on the North Sea Krafla prospect. The well is located in block 30/11 around 26 kilometres south of the Oseberg South field. Based on preliminary calculations the size of the discovery is between 12.5 and 56.5 million […]

  • 13 July 2010

    Ithaca Energy has secured further cash for its North Sea projects. Ithaca has arranged for a new US $140 million of finance – a “facility agreement” with the Bank of Scotland with a loan period of up to five years.

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen has secured a five-ship charter and support contract with a major North Sea oil and gas operator.

  • 14 January 2008

    StatoilHydro Petroleum AS, operator of production licences 090 and 090D, has concluded drilling of a development well with an exploration target, well 35/11-B-23-H in the Fram area. The well is located 10 km north of Troll.

  • 24 June 2015

    Suncor Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 571 in the North Sea, off Norway, has concluded the drilling of exploration well 25/10-13 S. According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, the well is dry. The well was drilled in the central part of the North Sea about 5 kilometres west of the Balder field and […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 338, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well about 4 km northwest of the ”Luno” oil discovery and 3 km south of the ”Draupne” oil discovery. The objective of the well was to prove petroleum in Middle Jurassic reservoir rocks (the Hugin formation), as […]

  • 28 December 2006

    Statoil has today, Thursday 28 December, commenced drilling of exploration well 16/4-4 on the North Sea Biotitt prospect. The drilling marks the start of a busy exploration programme for the West Epsilon rig which initially will drill four North Sea exploration wells for Statoil.

  • 14 June 2010

    RBG, the leading provider of fabric maintenance and construction support to the global energy industry, has secured a contract worth more than £500,000 for the manufacture of two risers for Apache North Sea Ltd. The two 130 metre long risers, constructed at RBG’s Invergordon, UK facility, will be used to replace existing risers on Forties […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance

    Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services business has begun the activity on its previously awarded well decommissioning contract for the Rubie and Renee fields located off the UK.