Oil industry trade body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) has announced its 2018...
Greater Western Flank Phase 2, North West Shelf
The Greater Western Flank Phase 2 development, located off the north-west coast of Western Australia, is the fourth major gas development for the North West Shelf project in the past seven years.
OGUK reports on 2017 ‘accidental’ North Sea oil and chemical spills
Oil industry trade body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) has announced its 2018 Environment Report, which claims that 256t of chemicals and 23t of oil were ‘accidently released’ into the North Sea in 2017.
Shell to link executive pay to carbon emissions reduction targets
Oil and gas firm Shell has unveiled plans to set carbon emissions reduction targets in the wake of growing pressure from investors, linking achievement to executive remuneration.
Moving on methane emissions
Methane emissions make up a significant percentage of the environmental pollution created by the oil and gas industry, and companies are now beginning to react. Giants Shell, BP and Total, among others, have pledged to dramatically reduce flaring and fugitive emissions, but how are they going about it?
From drillships to warships: increasing tensions in the East China Sea
China has initiated new oil and gas drilling projects in disputed waters in the East China Sea, deploying a mobile offshore drilling unit that straddles the median line between Chinese and Japanese territory. How is China’s growing offshore presence adding to geo-political tension in the region?
The dawn of offshore mega-terminals
The US is becoming a major exporter of oil, and it needs increasingly bigger and better infrastructure to keep the commodity flowing. As a result, the country is looking to build offshore shipping terminals big enough to handle the size and volume of a new generation of mega-tankers.
Thunder Horse Field, Gulf of Mexico
Located 240km off the west coast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, the Thunder Horse deepwater oil and gas field is operated by British Petroleum (BP, 75%) and co-owned by ExxonMobil (25%).
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