Tag: Total

Energy, Europe, Exploration and Production, Gas, Ingenia magazine, Northern Europe, Western Europe

In deep water: the UK’s first subsea-to-shore gas plant

Nicholas Newman Ingenia magazine September  2016 Lying 125 kilometres west of the Shetland Islands, the Laggan-Tormore project involved the development of two gas fields and construction of a gas-processing plant and export pipeline in some challenging circumstances. David Hainsworth, Operations Manager of Exploration and Production at Total UK, speaks to Nicholas […]

Britain, Eniday, Exploration and Production, Gas, Northern Europe, Oil, Shipping, Transport, Wind Power

What’s next for Britain’s oil capital?

Nicholas Newman Eniday August 2016 Last year, the UK’s oil and gas sector suffered a 30 percent drop in revenues, 43 percent of the North Sea fields operated at a loss and 65,000 jobs were lost. Likewise, investment in new projects took a hit, falling from an average of £8 billion […]

Design, Energy, Engineers, Exploration and Production, Industrial journalism, Innovation, Oil, Technology

Plexus Ocean Systems Ltd

Nicholas Newman 22 July 2016 Energy journalist Nicholas Newman met the management team at Plexus Ocean Holdings in their Kensington and Chelsea, London offices. Plexus is an innovative engineering company, leasing wellhead and connectors technology to oil and gas exploration companies worldwide including the North Sea, Angola, Russia and Australia. At […]

Energy Policy, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Northern Europe, Oil

Europe’s oil capital

Nicholas Newman Eniday September 2015 Surrounded by some of Norway’s most dramatic natural beauty, Stavanger is Europe’s oil and energy capital, home to Statoil’s Headquarters and the regional HQs of ExxonMobil, BP, Total and ConocoPhillips. It is also home to nearly 300 energy service companies plus several petroleum-related government departments. Awarded European […]

Britain, Energy Policy, Gas

Turning Point, 2015

Nicholas Newman Shale Gas Investment Guide December 2014. The UK is one of the four major European countries in which investors have high expectations that shale gas exploration could be a commercial success by 2020. British-owned   Cuadrilla Resources, an independent pioneer of fracking in the UK, has been joined by […]