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17.12.2013 Rights Activists Criticize UK for Azerbaijan Gas Pipeline Deal

The Foreign Secretary is in the capital of Baku on December 17 to sign a deal for the line which will feed into the Euro-Caspian Mega Pipeline and transport 16 billion cubic metres a year of offshore gas from Azerbaijan to southern Italy, The Independent has reported.

17.12.2013 UK Government Allows TAQA to Develop North Sea Field

TAQA, the international energy company from Abu Dhabi, has received approval from the UK government for development of its Morrone field (block 9/23b) in the Central North Sea, TAQA’s press service reported on December 16.

13.12.2013 Russians Sells Stakes in UK Exillon Energy

Russian businessman Mikhail Gutseriyev and Gazprombank have sold their stakes in the U.K. oil company Exillon Energy for U.S. $391 million, the British company said in a statement on December 12, Prime has reported.

29.11.2013 UK Awards 52 Exploration Licenses

Britain has awarded a record number of offshore oil and gas licences in its latest round of tenders, it said on November 29, as the country scrambles to attract new exploration before existing infrastructure is decommissioned, Reuters reports.

22.11.2013 Rolls-Royce Awarded Energy Services Contract By Petrobras

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $138M, five-year services contract by Petrobras to support its oil production activities offshore Brazil, Economic Voice reported on November 21.

22.11.2013 BP Awards Contract to Safe Caledonia for Accommodation Support in North Sea

Prosafe said on November 21 it signed a contract with BP Exploration Operating Company Limited (‘BP’) for the Safe Caledonia to provide accommodation support at the Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) in the UK sector of the North Sea,

21.11.2013 BG Produces First Gas from UK Jasmine Field

BG Group on November 20 announced first gas production from the Jasmine field in the UK North Sea, in which the company has a 30.5% interest. The successful start-up of the field marks the delivery of another of the Group's key milestones for 2013.

08.11.2013 UK Dismisses Argentine Warnings over Falkands Oil Exploration

Britain has hit back at briefings by Argentine officials that have ramped up tensions over oil exploration off the Falkland Islands, Proactive Investors reported on November 7.

07.11.2013 British Centrica to Buy 3 Million Tons of LNG from Qatar Annually

Centrica plc, the parent company of British Gas, on November 6 announced it has entered into a 4 ½ year LNG supply agreement with Qatargas for the purchase of up to 3 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

04.11.2013 North Sea Crude Heads for Chile

The Front Odin crude tanker left a U.K. North Sea terminal today for Chile, the first to ply that route in four months, according to ship-tracking data on Bloomberg on November 1.