EurOil Top Story archive

15 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 417

Norway went to the polls on September 11 with the future of its oil and gas industry taking centre stage as a campaign issue.

08 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 416

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...

1 September 2017, Week 34, Issue 415

Norway’s Statoil has suffered a major setback after a much-publicised exploratory well in the Barents Sea came up short.

25 August 2017, Week 33, Issue 414

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.

18 August 2017, Week 32, Issue 413

Greece has opened two tenders for offshore blocks in the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas and has invited IOCs to submit bids.

11 August 2017, Week 31, Issue 411

 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.

04 August 2017, Week 30, Issue 411

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.

27 July 2017, Week 29, Issue 410

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...

24 July 2017, Week 28, Issue 409

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

21 July 2017, Week 28, Issue 409

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.

14 July 2017, Week 27, Issue 408

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...

07 July 2017, Week 26, Issue 407

Norway’s government has won the latest battle in a long-running row over tariffs for transporting gas through offshore pipelines.

30 June 2017, Week 25, Issue 406

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.

22 June 2017, Week 24, Issue 405

Centrica has announced plans to shut the Rough gas storage facility in the UK permanently.

01 June 2017, Week 21, Issue 402

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...