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Giant New North Sea Oil Discovery

Statoil has confirmed that the recent Aldous and Avaldsnes oil discoveries in the North Sea are connected and may represent an oil structure of between 500 million and 1.2 billion barrels of recoverable oil equivalent. If the upper part of

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BP to Sell Off Upstream UK Assets and Lubricant Brands

BP plans to sell its interests in a number of operated oil and gas fields in the UK. The assets involved are the Wytch Farm onshore oilfield in Dorset and all of BP’s operated gas fields in the Southern North

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Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Scottish and Southern Energy has submitted a proposal under the EU’s NER300 funding process to develop a carbon capture and storage project at its gas-fired power station in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Shell UK and Petrofac subsidiary CO2 DeepStore will also be

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Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan Available For Public Consultation

The Government has published the Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan for public consultation. Ireland’s ocean territory is ten times our land mass size. This Plan, in conjunction with the Strategic Environmental Assessment of Irish Waters also now published, looks at

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