Tagged With North Sea
Heavy oil joins the UKCS M&A party
30 April 2021
Even carbon-intensive production is being swept up in the rush of North Sea deals
York completes sub-terminal switch
20 April 2021
The North Sea field extends its lifespan through a flip to alternative processing facilities believed to be a UK industry first
Serica remains circumspect on UKCS M&A
15 April 2021
The North Sea independent is still determined not to overpay for assets
Ancala sees Northern North Sea positives
8 April 2021
The private equity-backed midstream specialist is bullish about the prospects in its Sage pipeline system catchment area
UKCS licensing set to continue
24 March 2021
The country’s North Sea Transition Deal will apply new conditions to future drilling permits but allow oil and gas activity to proceed
UK GBA ticks Lundin boxes
23 March 2021
The Swedish-headquartered producer says it is comfortable sticking with Norway. But could JOG’s farm-out process attract it over the median line?
UK North Sea consolidation gathers pace
9 March 2021
Two more deals see focused new entrants gain size as sellers exit
Neptune sees Dutch North Sea potential
4 March 2021
The province may be mature, but still has elements to attract investment and shake off PR problems
Enquest backs strong cashflow in Golden Eagle buy
4 February 2021
The North Sea producer is increasing, but reorganising, its debt to fund acquisition
Relatively bright future for the North Sea
30 December 2020
The basin may never recapture its glory days, but 2021 should still see players extracting significant value
The great untapped resource
15 December 2020
The capacity to capture and fully exploit data is crucial for operators to drive greater business value
No golden age for North Sea M&A—Westwood
16 October 2020
Chrysaor-Premier deal could see copycats, says consultancy, but deals will need to meet strict criteria
Buyer’s market for UKCS sell-offs
1 October 2020
Majors may want to accelerate their North Sea divestments. But they may also need to dance to acquirers’ tunes
OGA awards 115 licences in 32nd round
3 September 2020
UKCS continues to see strong appetite from operators
Independent E&P journey ‘can be done again’
7 August 2020
Ex-Tullow man thinks that doom and gloom about the global upstream business is overdone
Deltic rides out the storm
9 July 2020
The UKCS explorer’s strong balance sheet allows it to brush off many of the challenges posed by the oil price collapse, but it is still not immune to bearish investor sentiment
Canadian cashflows tempt i3
23 June 2020
North Sea developer eyes cut-price production to bolster its balance sheet
Analysts fret on Hurricane’s single well reliance
16 June 2020
The North Sea fractured basement specialist’s dependence on one producing well at its Lancaster project is causing concern
PE Live: Decommissioning throws up opportunities
5 June 2020
Picking up the tab for end-of-life liabilities is inevitably a thorny issue in a mature basin. But decommissioning offers pros as well as cons
PE Live: Hope remains for UKCS buyers
2 June 2020
The landscape may look very different to when deals were struck. But it is not all bad news for those that acquired North Sea assets in recent years
PE Live: UKCS M&A faces challenges
2 June 2020
Downturns often usher in buying opportunities, but there are unique obstacles in the current environment
JOG goes back to the future
6 May 2020
A field already in decommissioning holds no fears for the North Sea newcomer’s bold regional plans
North Sea FIDs suffer slippage
7 April 2020
Two of the three most anticipated project green lights are postponed and a third looks at risk
Gloom overshadows North Sea exploration hits
20 March 2020
Two pieces of good news in the UK and Norway are buried by cost-cutting and depressed prices
A tale of two trading updates
19 March 2020
UK independent Enquest’s revised forecast for 2020 may be just six weeks removed from its previous guidance. But it is also a world away
IOG breathes new life into SNS
31 January 2020
Gas-focused producer sees growth opportunities in unloved discoveries