Oil giant Shell has revealed it plans to ditch the “hated” three week offshore rotas on its central North Sea platforms next year.
Oil giant Shell said today that it will ditch three week offshore rotas on its central North Sea platforms next year.
Top petro-economist Alex Kemp will soon deliver a more “bullish” forecast for North Sea oil production out to 2050.
North Sea newcomer Tailwind Energy has completed a deal to buy Shell and ExxonMobil’s stakes in the Triton cluster. London-headquartered Tailwind first announced the acquisition in December, saying it planned to “further develop” the asset. The newcomer’s focus is on acquiring and investing in UK continental shelf assets. Read more on Energy Voice here.
Energy service giant Wood has clinched a new six-year contract for Shell’s Malampaya project in the Philippines.
Shell will make a decision by the end of the year on whether to change its offshore rotas, amid concerns about their effects on mental health.
Shell hopes to still be operating in the North Sea for another 50 years, despite other firms moving out of the region.
North-east residents have been told to expect flaring and smoke as parts of a giant gas plant are switched-off next week to allow “critical” maintenance to take place.
Leading offshore company fined £60,000 for health and safety failings which caused a cylinder to collide with employees
A leading offshore company has been fined £60,000 for health and safety failings on a North Sea platform which led to a gas cylinder striking three technicians.
Shell has been fined £60,000 after a technician was severely injured by a gas cylinder on a North Sea platform.
Energy consultancy Add Energy has today announced the appointment of Damon Bowler as vice president of its asset and integrity management division.
Shell, BP and Total are among the majors set to reap the benefits of the higher oil price, according to Moody’s.
UK Government taskforce earmarks north-east for carbon capture and storage bonanza – three years after pulling plug on near identical plan
A UK Government taskforce has highlighted Peterhead as a key region to deploy Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology, less than three years after Westminster cut a £1 billion fund to develop it.
Energy Voice took a spin in Shell’s EV (electric vehicle) race vehicle over the weekend during a visit to the energy firm’s annual Shell European Eco-Marathon.
Oil major Shell has made a final investment decision (FID) to press ahead with plans to develop the North Sea Fram field.
Oil giant Shell has announced today that it will invest in the Fram gas and condensate field in the UK North Sea.
In the year since the Brent Delta platform came ashore for dismantling, its past and present owners have found there isn’t much that can’t be reused or given away.
Energy giant Shell today handed in draft decommissioning plans for the Curlew field in the North Sea.
Energy giant Shell has handed Subsea 7 a contract to perform engineering work for its Penguins development in the North Sea.
Western Australia is a region characterised by its huge liquefied natural gas market, aiming to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter by 2020.
Energy firms including Shell, Orsted and Scottish Power have signed up to a new initiative to increase the number of women in senior and middle management roles in the sector.
Oil giant Shell said it would consider changing North Sea shift patterns as part of a wider review aimed at making its offshore operations “sustainable and competitive”.
Shell and BP may have to face down shareholder opposition to their chief executives’ pay packets at their annual general meetings next week.
Two economic development bodies will join forces in the crusade to anchor the oil and gas supply chain in the north-east.
Oil giants have rallied round to provide funding for the first ever Grampian Pride event in Aberdeen.
Eight low-carbon technology developers will go head-to-head for funding at Shell’s Springboard competition in Aberdeen next week.
Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden took home nearly £8million last year after being rewarded for his “strong leadership”.
Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden’s base salary has been raised by 2.5% to 1.53million euros (£1.35million) this year, the energy major said it its annual report.
The Energy Institute’s president believes North Sea industry has shown it can break the “boom and bust” cycle.
Shell’s boss said yesterday that the North Sea is showing signs of “rejuvenation” and can provide the oil major with more room to grow.
Shell is performing “extremely well” at a time when Brent crude is at its highest price for three years, the oil giant’s upcoming fourth quarter results will show.
The headquarters of the north’s economic development agency could be impacted by the collapse of construction giant Carillion, it has emerged.