Innovative approaches to decom liabilities facilitate asset sales

Jun 14, 2016

When Shell and Esso sold their jointly-owned Anasuria cluster of North Sea assets to two independents earlier this year, it was a rare case in which the buyer received some protection...

Predictive analytics gives oil investors edge in M&A valuations

Jun 1, 2016

Potential investors are increasingly using predictive analytics in their valuations of oil producers, OAG Analytics Chief Executive Luther Birdzell has told Upstream Intelligence.

Chevron sale shows independents see life in shallow-water GoM

Jun 1, 2016

Bullish on oil? Too cheap an opportunity to ignore? Or confident of using the latest technologies to extract value? Regardless of its motives, Cox Oil Offshore’s purchase of 19 fields...

There’s oil in those small pools - and its exploitation stands to benefit larger fields

May 3, 2016

Only a handful of operators are actively exploiting small pools in UK waters, but cheaper and more-advanced technology could provide access to an untapped 3 billion barrels-of-oil...

Oil and gas to tap aerospace, auto industries for innovation lessons

Apr 19, 2016

A new coalition between the UK oil and gas industry and research institutes will tap the aerospace and automotive industries for lessons on innovation, key figures in the group have...

R&D alliances leverage joint expertise to create new technologies

Apr 19, 2016

Collaborative R&D is more than just a buzzword in upstream oil, with at least two prominent industry alliances close to rolling out new technologies.

Operators respond well to call for collaboration

Feb 9, 2016

North Sea operators have responded well to a new industry charter that urges them to abandon old practices and collaborate for the common good, two of the men behind the initiative...

Subsea vessel market seen moving against oil-price tide

Jan 26, 2016

The global subsea vessel market will defy the plummeting oil price and grow every year from 2016 through to 2020, energy consultancy Douglas-Westwood has predicted.


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