A ROW broke out last night over the long-term viability of Scotland’s oil reserves as the discovery of a new oil field off the Aberdeen coast sparked fresh claims of “scaremongering” by the No camp during the independence campaign.
The Bond Super Puma EC225 which made a 'precautionary' landing on the Forties Charlie installation in the North Sea, has returned back to Bond's Aberdeen facilities after being given the all clear to resume flights.
Maersk Drilling has reported that in a ceremony held at GMC Marine Partners yard in Mekjarvik in Norway, Anita Utseth, Senior Vice President in Det norske oljeselskab ASA had named the ultra harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor.
Total E&P UK is extending a decades-long relationship with CHC Helicopter in the North Sea, awarding CHC a long-term helicopter transportation contract to support Total’s offshore operations across the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS).
EnQuest have awarded Technip a large engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPCI) contract estimated to be worth between €250million and €500million for the Kraken development located in the North Sea, 400km northeast of Aberdeen and 130km east of Shetland, at a water depth of approximately 120m.