First oil flows from giant $7.7bn UK North Sea development

The Mariner field is estimated to produce more than 300 million barrels of oil over the next 30 years

UK firms bag Statoil’s oil field contracts

Two firms in the UK have been awarded five-year contracts by Statoil in the North Sea. Aker Solutions will provide maintenance and modification services for the Mariner oil field, expected to start in August this year. Stork Technical Services will provide a combination of services, including scaffolding, installation, painting, wielding and logistics support during the […]

Statoil gets green light for North Sea oil drilling

Statoil has been given the go-ahead to drill an oil field, believed to be one of the biggest developments ever in the North Sea. The £4.6 billion Mariner oil field (pictured) is expected to produce around 55,000 barrels of oil per day at its peak – 5% of Britain’s daily production. Located on the East […]