Category: Resources

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United Downs geothermal project ready for next milestone

United Downs geothermal project ready for next milestone

The United Downs is a unique geothermal project in the UK. Two wells drilled through a major, near vertical fault zone in Cornwall (Porthtowan Fault), [...]
Around 250 MMboe (gas) yet to be found in the Dutch sector

Around 250 MMboe (gas) yet to be found in the Dutch sector

The Dutch Continental Shelf is a mature part of the North Sea, experiencing a trend of rapidly declining production from a large number of small field [...]
Glasgow mines back on the radar

Glasgow mines back on the radar

It is estimated that there is enough heat within the UK’s coalfields to meet the demands of all the buildings that lie over them. From that perspectiv [...]
Oil under pressure

Oil under pressure

“When I started this job almost ten years ago, I joined a group of established, confident and eloquent men dressed in suits and ties who peacefully ov [...]
The price of imported oil and gas

The price of imported oil and gas

In a recent article published in GeoExpro it is stated that in 2019, a total of 150 billion cubic metres (BCM) of gas was flared on a global basis. Th [...]
The size of small fields tends to be overestimated

The size of small fields tends to be overestimated

Based on an analysis of 40 fields that started production since 2010, Anders Wittemann from Wittemann E&P Consulting (WEPC) concludes that it is p [...]
Geothermal energy is a utility, not a commodity

Geothermal energy is a utility, not a commodity

Whether or not an oil or gas development makes money is highly dependent on the oil or gas price. If the price is favourable, an oil or gas project ca [...]
“We have to get rid” may turn into “We’ve got nothing left” 

“We have to get rid” may turn into “We’ve got nothing left” 

The Wall Street Journal yesterday dedicated an article to the reality of the energy transition where especially developing countries are investing in [...]
The Competent Person’s Report system is ready for review

The Competent Person’s Report system is ready for review

Last week, we reported on the dwindling reserves and resources of the Lancaster field operated by Hurricane, West of Shetlands. The article generated [...]
From Super Basin to Super Store

From Super Basin to Super Store

The North Sea is gradually evolving from a petroleum basin to a broad energy hub. [...]
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