Search results for: Thistle

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  • 24 November 2007

    Lundin Petroleum AB announces the details of an incident on the Thistle Alpha platform, offshore UK. Below is the Press Statement made by Petrofac Facilities Management, the duty holder of the Thistle Alpha installation. ‘Petrofac, as duty holder of the Thistle Alpha installation on behalf of Lundin Britain Limited, can confirm that at 08.07 today […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, has secured a contract with EnQuest for an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) project in the UK Sector of the North Sea. The work will include full structural inspection activities as well as a number of repair and maintenance operations at EnQuest’s Thistle Alpha Platform, 275 miles north-east […]

  • 15 January 2008

    Production was suspended following a fire in one of the Thistle Alpha installation’s three power generation turbine enclosures on the 25th November 2007. Lundin Britain Limited (Lundin), a wholly owned subsidiary of Lundin Petroleum, holds a 99 percent interest in the Thistle field. Petrofac Facilities Management (Petrofac) has, since May 2005, been the Duty Holder […]

  • 23 October 2019

    Following the evacuation of 151 workers from EnQuest’s Thistle platform in the North Sea on Monday, Britain’s workers’ union RMT has said the speed of evacuation suggested a serious problem.

  • 22 October 2019

    UK oil and gas operator EnQuest has evacuated workers from its Thistle platform, sitting 125 miles northeast of Shetland, UK.

  • 7 November 2014

    EnQuest has received recognition for its success in extending the life of one of the North Sea’s older assets. The company won the Business Innovation title in the Large Enterprise category at last night’s Oil & Gas UK awards ceremony.   EnQuest’s Thistle Late Life Extension (LLX) project is at the heart of a strategy in […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    EnQuest has agreed with BP to manage the decommissioning activities for Thistle and Deveron, located 275 miles north-east of Aberdeen, UK. The agreement follows EnQuest’s completion of the acquisition of 25% interest in the Magnus oil field from BP. Under the agreement with BP, EnQuest will receive $30 million in cash in exchange for undertaking the […]

  • 21 November 2019

    UK North Sea operator EnQuest has said that its Thistle and Heather platforms are still shut, and are expected to resume production in the first half of 2020.

  • 3 June 2008

    Development of the UK Northern North Sea Causeway discovery could come down to a straight choice between two host platforms depending on which one offers the best commercial terms for the development. Causeway could be tapped either by a single well tieback to the ex-Shell Dunlin Alpha platform now operated by Fairfield Energy, or the […]

  • 15 May 2013

    Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, has secured a contract with EnQuest for an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) project in the UK Sector of the North Sea. The work will include full structural inspection activities as well as a number of repair and maintenance operations at EnQuest’s Thistle Alpha Platform, 275 miles north-east […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Prosafe has secured a contract to provide accommodation in support of the redundant subsea tank removal and safe re-habitation of the Thistle Alpha platform in the UK North Sea. Prosafe will be using Safe Zephyrus, a DP3 semi-submersible ASV, to support the Thistle tank removal. With beds for 450 persons, in single man cabins, the […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Origin Energy, an Australian integrated energy company focused on gas and oil exploration and production, on behalf of the VIC/P43 Joint Venture, advises that the Thistle 1 exploration well has spudded on 03:30 hours EDT on Thursday 19 April 2012. The well is being drilled using the semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Clyde. Origin said it […]

  • 4 October 2018

    EnQuest has exercised its options with BP relating to the Magnus field and associated infrastructure and the Thistle and Deveron fields in the North Sea. 

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Wood Group PSN has been awarded a new five year contract from EnQuest to provide engineering, design, construction, procurement and commissioning services to the Thistle, Heather and Northern Producer offshore assets in the North Sea. The terms of the contract reflect EnQuest’s ongoing focus on reducing costs and improving the efficiency of its North Sea […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    EnQuest has agreed with BP to undertake the management of the physical decommissioning activities for Thistle and Deveron fields in the North Sea. 

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    EnQuest PLC, the largest independent UK oil producer in the North Sea, has secured a brownfield tax allowance to fully exploit its Thistle oilfield. The next phase in the life extension programme for Thistle, made possible by today’s announcement, will safeguard almost 500 existing North Sea jobs and create almost 1,000 new jobs across the […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Neil McCulloch, President of EnQuest’s North Sea business, said: “This is an exceptional achievement by our teams on three North Sea assets that started life in the 1970s…

  • 15 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Origin Energy, an Australian integrated energy company focused on gas and oil exploration and production, advises that the Thistle 1 exploration well, which spudded on 03:30 hours EDT on Thursday 19 April 2012, has reached a total depth of 2,265mRT. The well is being drilled using the semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Clyde. No shows were […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Following EnQuest’s cancellation of mobilization of the Prosafe-owned Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig in the North Sea, Prosafe has said it will claim the full value of the contract. 

  • 19 March 2020

    In light of recent developments in the oil market, oil and gas company EnQuest has decided not to re-start production at the Heather and Thistle/Deveron fields located offshore the UK. 

  • 9 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Prosafe, a provider of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, is in talks with operators related to potential contract changes for its units.

  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    EnQuest, an independent oil & gas production and development company focused on the UK Continental Shelf, Announces Interim Management Statement HIGHLIGHTS * Affirming full year production guidance of 20,000 boepd * First well in Thistle in 20 years drilled and on production * Completed acquisition of Stratic Energy Corporation * Offered all five licences sought […]