All articles by Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall

Which countries are driving South America’s offshore oil boom?

We map the major players and up-and-comers in South American oil and look at where the industry is heading post-pandemic.

Support for Scottish independence is booming – what does that mean for North Sea oil?

In light of Brexit, the possibility of a new attempt at Scottish independence is looming large. A tentpole issue on both sides of the debate has been the question of North Sea oil. With the situation fundamentally altered in the seven years since Scotland’s independence referendum, we dive into the situation as it stands and ask what the future holds for Scotland’s relationship to the North Sea.

Grupo R leases deepwater drilling rig to Shell

Oil and gas conglomerate Grupo R has announced that it has signed a contract with Royal Dutch Shell for the lease of the La Muralla IV platform to operate in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ocean Infinity unveils fleet of robot exploration vessels

Subsea technology and data company Ocean Infinity has launched a new marine technology and data company, Armada, which will launch in 2020 with a fleet of 15 unmanned surface robots.