Carbon storage data could open new doors for jobs and net zero

The North Sea Transition Authority has launched a consultation on publicly accessible data for carbon storage, aiming to spur job growth and support net zero goals

UK regulator imposes £160k fine on energy firm for unauthorised flaring

The North Sea Transition Authority has fined Repsol £160,000 for flaring more than 73 tonnes of gas without proper consent

“Nearly 25% of new UK oil and gas sites in protected marine areas”

Of the 64 offshore sites awarded licenses by the North Sea Transition Authority, 17 blocks overlap with MPAs, according to recent analysis by Greenpeace

UK to award North Sea oil and gas licences annually

The UK Government plans to award licences for North Sea oil and gas projects annually, with a focus on meeting net zero targets, while Greenpeace opposes these licences as “backward-facing”

Acorn gets green light for massive CO2 storage expansion

Acorn has secured licenses from the North Sea Transition Authority to boost its carbon storage capacity in the North Sea, allowing it to store approximately 240 megatonnes of carbon dioxide

Project bags licence to store CO2 in vast gas reservoirs

Perenco has secured a licence for Poseidon CCS at Leman gas fields to store carbon dioxide in depleted reservoirs

‘North Sea moratorium equals one offshore wind farm’

New analysis found that if new North Sea gas fields were halted, the reduction in gas production by 2030 would be equivalent to the electricity generated by a single offshore wind farm

Oil and gas company investigated for licence breach

The North Sea Transition Authority has launched an investigation into an oil and gas company suspected of not adhering to its licence obligations

UK oil and gas sector faces ‘tsunami’ of strikes

Nearly 1,400 offshore workers will reportedly take strike action against companies

UK flaring ‘down by 50% since 2018’

The reduction in offshore flaring from last year alone is equivalent to the gas demand of approximately 80,000 homes in the UK, according to a new report