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11 July - OGA puts 1,766 blocks up for grabs in UK 31st offshore licensing round

04 July - Spirit Energy eyes PDO for Fogelberg after successful 6506/9-4A appraisal

27 June - Shell moves forward with Fram after reaching final investment decision

20 June - OKEA boosts asset portfolio in deal to buy Shell Draugen, Gjøa interests

13 June - Shell awards Subsea 7 EPCI contract for two Penguins pipeline bundles

06 June - Intelligent pigging shows Thames pipeline is in very good condition

30 May - RockRose Energy acquires Dyas Dutch assets in €107 million deal

23 May - OGA offers 61 companies interests in 229 blocks in UK 30th offshore round

16 May - Wintershall submits PDO to develop Nova as a subsea tieback to Gjøa

09 May - OGA reports higher UKCS production efficiency for fifth consecutive year

02 May - Heerema completes installation of Sverdrup riser platform topsides

25 April - Erskine partner Serica eyes output restart via bypass line in September

18 April - Canada's JV Driver acquires BiFab in Scottish Government-brokered deal

11 April - BP sanctions development of Alligin and Vorlich fields as subsea tiebacks

04 April - OMV finds gas-condensate in Hades and Iris and eyes appraisal drilling

28 March - Lundin boosts reserves in Norway Luno 2 after Brønn 16/4-11 success

21 March - O&GUK is bullish on project approvals, but warns on exploration

14 March - Statoil to invest over NKr5 billion in Snøhvit Askeladd development

07 March - Ithaca submits draft decom for Jacky field to BEIS for consultation

28 February - Wintershall contracts Aker, Subsea 7 for Nova subsea system and pipeline

21 February - IOG now fully funded to FID for UK SNS Blythe/Vulcan hub development

14 February - Statoil awards Kvaerner contract for Johan Castberg topsides modules

07 February - Rystad forecasts 13 UK projects may see final investment decision in 2018

31 January - TAQA converts Eider A to utility to extend life of Otter, Cormorant N

24 January - Tulip Oil contracts Allseas, Heerema for Q/10 EPCI work after taking FID

17 January - Shell awards Fluor EPC contract for Sevan FPSO for UK Penguins project

10 January - WoodMac says explorers will remain cautious, but 2018 outlook is better

04 January - VNG seeks approval to develop Fenja field as subsea tieback to Njord A

14 December - Aker BP awards Aker Solutions and Subsea 7 Aerfugl phase one work

06 December - Statoil submits Johan Castberg PDO, awards subsea, FPSO topsides work

29 November - Total offloads Martin Linge, Garantiana assets to Statoil in $1.45 billion deal

22 November - 'World first' for transferrable tax histories of late life oil/gas assets

15 November - Gassnova, Statoil select CCB Kollsnes as planned site for CO2 storage plant

08 November - Reclassification boosts reserves in Liberator field to 11.7 million boe 

01 November - Siccar Point recruits Baker Hughes to progress Cambo development

25 October - Shell seeks approval to develop Fram as two-well tieback to Shearwater

18 October - Centrica, Bayerngas launch new joint venture E&P company Spirit Energy 


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