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  • 17 July 2015

    The UK operator Centrica Energy is working on a project to increase natural gas output from Morecambe Bay. The company has said that the project is set to take Centrica Energy’s current investment in the region past the £100 million mark and unlock new gas reserves. In a statement issued Friday, Centrica said that work […]

  • 2 April 2013

    Gas production has begun from the Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay, helping to secure the future of 400 North West jobs and boost energy security for the UK. The Rhyl field, located 39km off the coast of Barrow, was first discovered in 2009 and is wholly owned and operated by Centrica Energy. Gas from […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Research & Development, Storage

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) will carry out aerial surveys for one of National Grid’s latest projects.  National Grid will provide a connection to the electricity transmission network for the proposed new 3.4GW nuclear power station, Moorside, in West Cumbria and export energy produced by a number of offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea. Following an […]

  • 9 January 2015

    Centrica Energy, a UK-based integrated energy company, is today celebrating 30 years of gas production from the Morecambe Bay, off England.  The Morecambe Bay gas fields, located off the coast of Lancashire and Cumbria, are among the biggest in UK waters – approximately the same size as the city of Birmingham. According to Centrica, gas […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Gas production has begun from the Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay, helping to secure the future of 400 North West jobs and boost energy security for the UK. The Rhyl field, located 39km off the coast of Barrow, was first discovered in 2009 and is wholly owned and operated by Centrica Energy. Gas from […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Spirit Energy has submitted its draft decommissioning programs for South Morecambe DP3-DP4 installations located off the UK to the country’s authorities. 

  • 2 April 2013

    Gas production has begun from the Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay, helping to secure the future of 400 North West jobs and boost energy security for the UK. The Rhyl field, located 39km off the coast of Barrow, was first discovered in 2009 and is wholly owned and operated by Centrica Energy. Gas from […]

  • 3 May 2017

    Following an announcement that Centrica would invest £60 million to refurbish its Morecambe Bay platforms, offshore services firm Sparrows has has been awarded a contract to fully refurbish two offshore cranes for Centrica in the East Irish Sea. The 27-year-old cranes are sited on the Morecambe field’s DP6 and DP8 platforms off the coast of […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Costain, one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, has won a contract with Centrica Energy for the provision of Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) services as part of Centrica Energy’s Barrow Gas Terminals Project. The Barrow Terminals Project represents a total investment of £84m by Centrica Energy. At Barrow, gas is processed from the North […]

  • 3 May 2017

    UK oil and gas operator Centrica has said that its £60 million project to refurbish its Morecambe Bay platforms will secure 350 jobs. The project to refurbish two 5,000-tonne platforms in the East Irish Sea, which is expected to start later this month, will boost output from the fields which already produce enough gas to […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Spirit Energy is working to extend the life of its Morecambe Bay gas fields off the UK with work currently focused on the normally-unmanned DP6 and DP8 platforms. 

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bibby Offshore has secured a fixed term framework agreement with Spirit Energy.

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Balltec moved from their original premises in October 2011 to much larger premises, four miles away in Morecambe. 12 months later, with continued demand for mooring systems, pipeline recovery tools and bespoke engineering solutions, Balltec have taken on an additional adjacent unit. Balltec Ltd, the UK based provider of subsea mooring connectors, pipeline recovery tools, […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Balltec Ltd, the UK based provider of subsea mooring connectors, pipeline recovery tools, heavy lifting tools and bend stiffener connectors, have recently acquired further buildings on their site in Morecambe, UK, to cope with their continued growth. Balltec moved from their original premises in October 2011 to much larger premises, four miles away in Morecambe. […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerWessels UK is inviting the public to visit eight of their high-profile construction sites, between 19 – 24 March, as part of Open Doors 2018. According to the company, the annual event – delivered by Build UK in partnership with The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) -sees contractors open live construction sites to the public, […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has confirmed that they plan to dredge part of the River Lune near Lancaster as soon as possible. Morecambe’s MP David Morris revealed this information during his recent visit to the Lancaster John O Gaunt Rowing Club on Halton Road in Skerton. The club was flooded in December, but has since made huge progress thanks to […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 2 June 2011

    Higher tax rates on profits for energy producers in the North Sea forced the closure of the South Morecambe field, British energy company Ce… (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, June 2, 2011;

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Engineering company PD&MS Group has secured a trio of contracts worth more than £10 million across three North Sea late-life projects in the last six months. The latest award for the Aberdeen-headquartered company is a multimillion-pound contract from Spirit Energy to decommission the topsides on two of its unmanned Morecambe Bay gas field drilling platforms, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall is progressing well.  So far 586 meters of wall have been replaced between Morecambe Town Hall and Broadway and construction of a new ‘up and over’ feature is underway opposite Thornton Road. Coun Janice Hanson, Lancaster City Council’s […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lancaster City Council has commissioned ABPmer to prepare a Coastal Management Strategy for the Morecambe Town frontage. The purpose of the strategy is to implement the shoreline management plan policies in a sustainable and cost effective manner. The focus is to understand the effectiveness of the existing coastal defences and to identify any necessary amendments, […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a £60 million ($73.4M) contract extension by Centrica for its onshore and offshore gas production assets in the Morecambe Bay, UK.  Centrica claims that the Morecambe Bay gas fields, located off the coast of Lancashire and Cumbria, are among the biggest in UK waters – approximately the same size […]