Two Norwegian oil fields secure approval

Plans for the development and operation of two oil fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf have been approved. Statoil’s Njord A platform and the Njord Bravo floating storage and offloading vessel will be upgraded and put back into operation to recover the remaining resources in the Njord and Hyme fields. These resources are estimated at 175 […]

Greenpeace says it can stall drillship for a month

Two Greenpeace campaigners who are currently preventing an oil platform from leaving Scotland by hanging on to its anchor chain claim that they can maintain their protest for a month. The campaigners, who launched their action yesterday morning, have attached a purpose-built reinforced ‘survival pod’ to the anchor chain and say they now have the […]