Norway went to the polls on September 11 with the future of its oil and gas industry taking centre stage as a campaign issue.
France’s Total has agreed to sell off its stake in the Gina Krog field, which is located in the Norwegian North Sea around 250 km west of Stavanger. The buyer is the Kuwait Foreign Petroleum...
Norway’s Statoil has suffered a major setback after a much-publicised exploratory well in the Barents Sea came up short.
France’s Total has agreed to buy Maersk Oil from AP Moller-Maersk in a deal expected to cost a total of US$7.5 billion.
Greece has opened two tenders for offshore blocks in the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas and has invited IOCs to submit bids.
Irish explorer Providence Resources is under pressure after its long-awaited drilling of the Druid prospect in FEL 2/14 the southern Porcupine Basin encountered a water-bearing reservoir.
European upstream projects in the UK and Italy are among the eight Royal Dutch Shell proposals scheduled for a final investment decision (FID) before 2018.
Turkey-facing explorer Valeura Energy’s latest exploration probe has uncovered gas shows that could provide grounds for shale drilling in an onshore licence recently invested in by Norwegian giant...
The permanent closure of Rough should act as the catalyst for the government to create an appropriate regulatory framework for gas storage, writes David Flanagan
UK-based integrated player Centrica will continue the reshaping of northern Europe’s upstream sector by placing its E&P assets into a joint venture (JV) with German-owned Bayerngas Norge.
French construction equipment maker Altrad Investment Authority has agreed to acquire UK oil services company Cape for around GBP332.2 million (US$429 2 million) in a deal that has been...
Norway’s government has won the latest battle in a long-running row over tariffs for transporting gas through offshore pipelines.
AP Moller-Maersk has reportedly invited banks to formulate proposals for the IPO of Maersk Oil under a separate listing from its three other energy businesses.
Centrica has announced plans to shut the Rough gas storage facility in the UK permanently.
Spain and Portugal intend to introduce a common secondary exchange for gas trades in a move that would help improve liquidity for Iberian markets currently dominated by long-term wholesale...