The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Statoil consent to use the Songa Dee semi-submersible drilling rig for production drilling on Gullfaks satellites, well template P, in the North Sea.
InfraStrata plc, an independent petroleum exploration and gas storage company, has together with its partner Carstone Exploration Limited, been offered block 3/11a by the Department of Energy and Climate Change in the UKCS 28th Seaward Licensing Round.
Cluff Natural Resources (CNR) said a study has found as much as 335 million tonnes of coal near Kincardine and the company is now seeking permission to build the UK's first deep offshore underground coal gasification (UCG) project to extract it.
Atlantic Petroleum has informed that the 43/13b-7 Pegasus West gas discovery drill stem test (DST) flowed at a combined rate of circa 91 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (MMscfpd) from three Carboniferous intervals.
Aker Solutions has issued a clarification on a story reported by Norwegian broadcaster NRK saying that Aker Solutions’ fabrication yard in Egersund, Norway, will be letting 1,500 temporary workers go after the new year.