Denmark's Maersk Drilling is partnering with French oil giant Total to drill the deepest ever offshore well, in terms of water depth, off the coast of Angola, in south-west Africa. The Maersk Voyager drillship will begin work later this month on... Read more


A world-first in pipeline technology that is set to revolutionise performance and safety will feature at a robotics conference in the UK later this month... Read more


UK-based independent upstream oil and gas company Serica Energy has become the first operator in the North Sea to digitise safety following a deal to adopt the Restrata Platform - an innovative piece of tech that offers real-time monitoring of... Read more

Next month's possible resumption of peace talks in Cyprus could prove to be an important step towards resolution of the dispute over development of the island's offshore gas reserves and lead to a pause in Turkish drilling in the Cyprus Exclusive... Read more

The Cypriot Ministry of Defence has purchased four Israeli drones for €12-million in order to monitor the activities of Turkish drillships operating in the island's waters in the first military acquisition of its kind for Cyprus. The move comes... Read more

Aker Solutions has launched its Intelligent Subsea offering designed to accelerate offshore development and maximise performance... Read more

The world's largest publicly traded energy company, ExxonMobil, is looking at selling its assets in the British North Sea after over 50 years in the region as it refocuses its efforts on US shale production and other new projects... Read more

Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has finalised an investment deal with Shell Ventures. The investment is a step towards Shell’s ambition to decrease the carbon footprint of the energy products they sell by around 20% by 2035 and by... Read more

Refitting old North Sea platforms to act as pumping stations for self-contained CO2 storage sites would be 10 times cheaper than decommissioning the structures. Read more

Scotland-based oil and gas firm Cairn Energy is to reduce its stake in the Nova project in the the Norwegian North Sea in a bid to cut operational costs. The firm, based in Edinburgh, divested 10% of its interest in Nova to One-Dyas Norge for... Read more

Robotics and Industry 4.0 are just some of the major technology trends impacting the upstream offshore industry. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of Beckhoff Automation UK, explores some of the topics identified in SPE Offshore Europe’s... Read more

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