UK launches licensing round for new oil and gas projects

Nearly 898 blocks and part blocks could potentially be developed under the new awarded licenses

North Sea emissions ‘down more than 20% since 2018’

Greenhouse gas emissions were cut by an estimated 14.6% to 14.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent last year, according to a report

Reopening of Rough storage gets the all-clear

The UK oil and gas regulator has given the green light for Centrica to start pumping natural gas into the Rough storage site

Oil and gas decommissioning costs slashed by billions

Decommissioning cost estimate dropped 25% to £44.5 billion, according to the North Sea Transition Authority

UK greenlights Centrica’s gigantic gas storage site

The move is believed to be the first stage of the potential reopening of the UK’s largest gas storage facility

If new oil fields are halted, energy prices will continue to soar, says Energy Minister

Greg Hands has said not giving the green light to projects like Cambo would be “bad” for the UK’s energy security and emissions

Bidders invited for UK’s first carbon storage licensing round

A portfolio of sites is available across the UK Continental Shelf 

Shell fined £50K for breaching production consents

The North Sea Transition Authority said the company breached five field production consents

UK’s shale gas wells will not be shut down in summer

Cuadrilla has been given extra time to “evaluate options” for its fracking wells

Cambo oil field given two-year licence-extension

Shell told ELN the company will “evaluate all potential future options for the project”