Scottish ‘energy transformation’ projects backed with £16.5m

The funding will support projects that aim to help decarbonise the North Sea oil and gas industry

OGTC drops ‘oil and gas’ and transitions into Net Zero Technology Centre

The Centre suggests the move marks its ‘natural evolution’ as it continues to accelerate technology to enable a net zero energy future, with a vision to reduce emissions from existing facilities and unlock the full potential of an integrated energy system

Hitachi ABB Power Grids secures Dogger transmission contract

The service company will provide the offshore converter platforms in the North Sea

Denmark to end oil and gas exploration in North Sea by 2050

The Danish Parliament has approved the cancellation of new oil and gas permits

BP to sell North Sea assets to Premier Oil in £475m deal

The sell off is the latest step in BP’s planned programme of £7.6bn of divestments by the end of 2020

More than a hundred applications to look for oil and gas in North Sea

Oil and Gas Authority says response to latest round was greater than earlier Offshore Licensing Round

Equinor strikes up to 100m barrels of oil and gas in Norway

The discovery has been made at the Echino South prospect near the Fram field

Giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield in Norway starts production

The field has expected recoverable reserves of 2.7bn barrels of oil equivalent

Macquarie cleared by EU to buy German offshore wind developer

Ocean Breeze Energy owns and operates the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, believed to be Germany’s ‘most productive’ project of its kind

Equinor announces early start-up of giant oilfield

The Norwegian energy giant has also launched a share buyback of up to $5 billion