In the wake of the current geopolitical crisis and growing energy security concerns, UAE’s oil and gas giant Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has decided to keep its entire oil and gas portfolio, except for its Dutch upstream assets.
A group representing the Ukrainian diaspora said on Tuesday it was seeking a judicial review of the Canadian government’s decision to return a repaired turbine to Germany that is needed for the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline.
A gas leak in a contained area related to a turbine on the Equinor-operated Sleipner A offshore platform in Norway was reported on the morning of 11 July, resulting in parts of the field being shut down.
North Sea-focused independent E&P company Waldorf Production has inked a deal to buy the entire share capital of Alpha Petroleum, an upstream oil and gas company focusing on the UK North Sea, from Shorelight Partners. The deal is expected to boost the firm’s asset portfolio and help strengthen the UK’s energy security amid the current geopolitical crisis.
The Norwegian government has decided to step in to avoid further loss of oil and gas production after offshore workers downed their tools and went on a strike due to a dispute over wage demands. This intervention comes at a time when the worldwide geopolitical crisis threatens the security of the global energy supply.
Canadian offshore petroleum regulator has brought charges against the company operating the Hibernia platform off the coast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The charges are in relation to an oil spill from this platform, which occurred in July 2019.
Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has received consent from Norway’s offshore safety regulator to use one of Transocean’s semi-submersible rigs for production drilling and completion on a field located in the North Sea off Norway.
Norwegian state-owned energy giant Equinor has initiated a shutdown of production at three fields on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and revealed plans to do the same with four more, as a direct result of the strike action that offshore workers have undertaken due to a dispute over wage demands.
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