Oil & Gas Production: North Sea & Europe

Norway issues permits for Vega transfer, Barents Sea well

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has sanctioned Wintershall Norge’s use of the subsea production facilities on the Vega field in the Norwegian Sea.

Oil price fall to impact Europe’s development spending, survey predicts

Wood Mackenzie has issued an overview of the most significant events that impacted the oil and gas sector last year in Europe (excluding the UK and Norway).

North Sea CATS trunkline restrictions to continue

Noreco says normal operations of the UK North Sea’s CATS gas transport system will not resume until the end of February at the earliest.

Report underlines downturn in UK offshore activity

Forty wells were drilled offshore the UK last year, 10 fewer than in 2013, according to Deloitte’s Petroleum Services Group’s latest North West Europe Review.

Det norske completes fourth Alvheim subsea tieback

Det norske oljeselskap and its partners have started production from the Bøyla field in block 24/9 in the northern Norwegian North Sea.

Sharp drop expected in Norway offshore investments

High costs and lower oil prices could drive necessary readjustments that will strengthen Norway’s petroleum industry, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).

UK offshore production up, exploration declining

Activity levels in the UK and Norwegian offshore sectors continue to diverge strongly, according to the latest review from Hannon Westwood (HW).

Total brings West Franklin Phase 2 onstream in UK North Sea

Total has started gas and condensate production from the West Franklin Phase 2 project in the Central Graben area of the UK central North Sea.

Gassco improves regularity for gas trunkline network offshore Norway

Gassco transported 101 bcm (4 tcf) of gas last year through various offshore trunkline systems to terminals in Belgium, France, Germany, and the UK.

Britain to identify North Sea production risks in light of oil prices

Britain plans to conduct a study to identify the key risks to oil and gas production in response to current price trends, according to a Reuters report.

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