MPS CLAIM OIL INDUSTRY FACES REDUNDANCIES WITHOUT ASSISTANCE

The UK could “sleepwalk” into “mass redundancies” in the oil and gas industry unless Chancellor Rishi Sunak takes urgent action, MPs...

PNG-FOCUSED OIL SEARCH IS A TAKEOVER TARGET

Despite a recently announced planned capital raising, Australian-listed Oil Search, which has major stakes in Papua New Guinea's emerging...

 
 
 

HALLIBURTON TO ‘SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE WORKFORCE' SAYS CEO

Oilfield services giant Halliburton will “significantly reduce” its workforce in the coming weeks, according to chief executive Jeff...

BP SCRAPS CSEM SURVEY FROM EMGS

BP has cancelled a planned controlled source electromagnetic survey off Mauritania and Senegal, that was due to be carried out by Electromagnetic...

 
 
 

SAN LEON SEES OML 18 CASH ROLL IN

San Leon Energy has received $40 million under its loan notes agreement in Nigeria, while changing the terms of its lending. Under...

ITHACA DELAYS WELLS AND SAYS BP'S VORLICH PROJECT ‘HINDERED' BY COVID-19

Ithaca Energy said today that it would cut its 2020 capital expenditure to £97 million from £203m in response to the oil price drop...

 
 
 

KATONI: PUTTING FOCUS ON SAFETY

Most people in the oil and gas industry will be aware of the term “functional safety”. However, apart from those directly involved...

FORGING THE WAY AHEAD

I've been in the industry a good few years and experienced its ups and downs but the sheer pace of change we're currently seeing throughout...

 
 
 

IS LONG-TERM THINKING THE BEST WAY TO ADDRESS OUR CURRENT CHALLENGES?

The first quarter of 2020 was a salutary lesson in how quickly long-term trends can be disrupted by current events. At the beginning...

BNP PARIBAS, GLENNMONT PARTNERS AND EIC ON FINANCING THE ENERGY TRANSITION

If we are to stick within the Paris targets, the OECD estimates that $70 trillion of investment in decarbonisation will be needed over...

 
 
 

EXPECT LENDERS TO HELP INDEBTED OIL FIRMS SURVIVE UNTIL ‘LESS RAINY DAY'

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain. If that old...

UK GOVERNMENT IN HOT WATER OVER ‘FAILURE' TO PUBLISH BP NORTH SEA DRILLING CONSENT

The UK Government has been ordered to pay the costs of Greenpeace seeking a judicial review after it rubber-stamped BP's drilling plans...

 
 
 
IOG: Oil's freefall shouldn't mean ‘pit of lowest price bidding' for North Sea

IOG: OIL'S FREEFALL SHOULDN'T MEAN ‘PIT OF LOWEST PRICE BIDDING' FOR NORTH SEA

The North Sea should not run “into a pit of lowest price bidding” just because the supply chain is stressed with the oil price drop,...

SCATEC STARTS UP SOUTH AFRICAN SOLAR

Scatec Solar has completed its 258 MW solar power plant at Upington, in South Africa. The Norwegian company said the facility, the...

 
 
 

PRODUCTION SHUT DOWN ON NORTH SEA FPSO AS ANOTHER WORKER AIRLIFTED

Production on a North Sea vessel has been shut down in response to the removal of a crew member with “flu-like symptoms”. The worker...

SONATRACH STARTS GR7 FILL

Sonatrach began filling the GR7 pipeline with gas on April 2, connecting new supplies to Hassi R'mel. The Algerian company said the...

 
 
 

BP WORKER ON CLAIR RIDGE TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS FOLLOWING EVACUATION

A worker on BP's Clair Ridge project has tested positive for coronavirus. North Sea oil giant BP confirmed today that the worker was...

DUBAI PETROLEUM DROPS SECOND RIG

Dubai Petroleum is ending its second rig contract with Shelf Drilling, which had been working in the United Arab Emirates. The drilling...

 
 
 

NEPTUNE MAPS OUT AMBITIOUS CARBON, METHANE EMISSIONS CUTS

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has mapped out ambitious targets to cut its carbon and methane emissions. Neptune intends to reduce...

BREAKING: TAQA CONFIRMS A FURTHER SEVEN SUSPECTED COVID-19 CASES ON NORTH SEA PLATFORM

Oil and gas operator Taqa has confirmed a further seven suspected cases of coronavirus on a North Sea platform - taking the firm's...

 
 
 



Boris Johnson coronavirus: PM could take '6-8 weeks to recover' after...

Boris Johnson coronavirus: PM could take '6-8 weeks to recover' after admission to ICU

GOOD MORNING BRITAIN host Piers Morgan interviewed a recovered coronavirus patient on the show today to discuss the breaking news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been... Read more ...

Boris Johnson family: A look at PM's family - Who are his children?

Boris Johnson family: A look at PM's family - Who are his children?

BORIS JOHNSON has stepped back from his duties after spending the night in intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened. Read more ...

Trusted source reveals main reason why Sancho wants Man Utd move

Trusted source reveals main reason why Sancho wants Man Utd move

Jadon Sancho is “excited” by the prospect of signing for Manchester United this summer after his major reason for wanting the transfer was revealed. Sancho became one of... Read more ...

Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened

Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened. Downing Street on Monday evening said: "Since Sunday evening, the Prime Minister... Read more ...

Boris Johnson conscious amid warnings it is 'likely' he'll be put on ventilator

Boris Johnson conscious amid warnings it is 'likely' he'll be put on ventilator

The PM was moved to the Intensive Care Unit of St George's hospital this evening after his condition deteriorated this afternoon but a top medic has issues a warning Read more ...

Coronavirus: WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to tackle misinformation

Coronavirus: WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to tackle misinformation

WhatsApp is introducing a new limit on message forwarding to tackle the spread of misinformation, its parent company Facebook has announced. Read more ...

Queen thanks healthcare staff for 'selfless commitment' in new statement

Queen thanks healthcare staff for 'selfless commitment' in new statement

The Queen released the statement about NHS and other healthcare workers in a new statement about coronavirus on World Health Day Read more ...

Furious Gareth Southgate ‘ends Kyle Walker's England career' over...

Furious Gareth Southgate ‘ends Kyle Walker's England career' over coronavirus lockdown rule break

The defender flouted lockdown rules by inviting two escorts to his home last week Kyle Walker appears to have played his last match for England with Three Lions boss Gareth... Read more ...

Mike Ashley-owned Newcastle DO NOT plan to reverse furloughing of...

Mike Ashley-owned Newcastle DO NOT plan to reverse furloughing of non-playing staff

Newcastle United and their controversial owner Mike Ashley have 'no plans' to reverse their decision to furlough non-playing staff despite a huge backlash from fans amid the... Read more ...

US Racing Bets of the Day: Cougar Country on the prowl

US Racing Bets of the Day: Cougar Country on the prowl

Nick Shiambouros got off to a good start for the week when his best bet Hoyam won on Monday. Nick returns with two more selections from Will Rogers Downs... Read more ...