Closing our gender pay gap07 May, 2019
Check out our new video, which outlines how we’re driving greater gender balance, and creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce at Spirit Energy.Read More
Oda field on stream almost five months ahead of plan19 Mar, 2019
On 16 March, Spirit Energy started oil production on the Oda field, almost five months earlier than the original plan. The project has also come in under budget, with development costs reduced by around 15%.Read More
Neil McCulloch talks about gender balance on International Women's Day08 Mar, 2019
Today is International Women’s Day. Across the globe, it’s a day for honouring the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women - and this year it marks a call to action for accelerating gender balance.Read More
Disused gas platforms to be decommissioned20 Feb, 2019
Two normally unmanned installations which used to produce gas in Morecambe Bay will be decommissioned under plans to be submitted by Spirit Energy.Read More
Spirit Energy wins new exploration licences in Norway15 Jan, 2019
Spirit Energy has been awarded nine new licences in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including two as operator.Read More
Spirit Energy takes on operatorship of Babbage Gas Field in the UK North Sea07 Dec, 2018
Spirit Energy has also taken on operatorship of the nearby Cobra licence, where it holds a 50% interest.Read More
Environmental Statement Submitted for Pegasus West23 Nov, 2018
Spirit Energy has submitted its Environmental Statement for the Pegasus West development, bringing the field closer to sanction.Read More
West of Shetland - the UK's final frontier30 Oct, 2018
Although the weather may be turning colder, exploration West of Shetland is hotting up, writes our Chief Executive Chris CoxRead More
Plan for development and operation for Nova approved01 Oct, 2018
The plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Nova field is now approved. Spirit Energy has a 20 percent ownership interest in the North Sea oil field.
Spirit Energy to invest in major discovery West of Shetland03 Sep, 2018
Spirit Energy will invest in exploration and appraisal West of Shetland for the first time early next year after farming into 50% of Hurricane Energy’s Greater Warwick Area.Read More
World's first offshore platform on Google Streetview10 Aug, 2018
Cygnus has become the first ever offshore platform to be accessible via Google Streetview, giving a unique insight into life in the oil and gas industry.Read More
Spirit Energy to take on operatorship of Babbage field06 Jul, 2018
Spirit Energy can today (Friday, 6 July) confirm that it has reached agreement with its joint venture partners in the Babbage field to take on operatorship of the licence, where it holds a 13% interest.Read More
New gas development likely in the Norwegian Sea29 Jun, 2018
The Fogelberg discovery in the Norwegian Sea is shaping up to be Spirit Energy’s next operated development. This is the conclusion following a newly concluded appraisal well.Read More
Rig contract awarded for Nova field28 Jun, 2018
Spirit Energy and the Nova licence partnership have awarded Seadrill Operations a rig contract for the Nova development in Norway.
A flexible career path is key to success - for both employees and employers25 Jun, 2018
Following her inclusion in the Women's Engineering Society's Top 50 Women in Engineering, Project Engineer Ellie Zemani gives her thoughts on why both people and businesses should be open to being more flexibleRead More
New technology could cut millions from industry decommissioning bill15 Jun, 2018
A new decommissioning technology which could cut hundreds of millions of pounds from the decommissioning bill for both the taxpayer and the oil and gas industry has been successfully tested by Spirit Energy
Safety 30 Conference: Stepping away from lucky08 Jun, 2018
Our Senior Brownfields Engineer Chris Laird, who attended the Safety 30 - Piper Alpha Legacy conference on behalf of Spirit Energy, gives his reflections on the eventRead More
Oil discovery in the North Sea08 Jun, 2018
Spirit Energy is partner in a new oil discovery in the Norwegian North Sea. The discovery, called Lille Prinsen, is currently estimated to contain 15–35 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent (mmboe).
Spirit Energy submits Nova field development plan16 May, 2018
Spirit Energy and its joint venture partners today submitted the Plan for Development and Operations (PDO) for the Nova field to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
Discovery in the Norwegian Sea04 Apr, 2018
Spirit Energy is partner in what could be a significant gas/condensate discovery in the Hades/Iris prospects in the Norwegian Sea.
Spirit Energy makes small oil discovery27 Mar, 2018
Testing the Tethys prospect in the North Sea, Spirit Energy has made a small oil discovery in exploration well 35/9-14 in the license PL 682 on the Norwegian Shelf.
Spirit Energy appoints Technical & HSE Director13 Mar, 2018
Spirit Energy has appointed experienced oil and gas leader Neil McCulloch as Technical & HSE DirectorRead More
Celebrating International Women's Day07 Mar, 2018
On International Women’s Day, hear from members of our team across Europe as they reflect on opportunities for women in the oil and gas industry and what the sector can do to address gender diversity.Read More
A truly diverse and inclusive oil industry can maximise North Sea recovery06 Feb, 2018
Beth Lang, co-chair, The Network at Spirit EnergyRead More
Spirit Energy to drill new well at key UK field30 Jan, 2018
New well will extend the life of Chiswick field in Southern North SeaRead More
Spirit Energy awarded new Norway licences16 Jan, 2018
Spirit Energy has been awarded 11 licences in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Early start for the Maria field18 Dec, 2017
Spirit Energy’s partner-operated Maria field has started production one year ahead of schedule and more than 20% cheaper than planned. Oil production began on December 16, whereas the original start-up was intended for the fourth quarter of 2018.
Spirit Energy launched11 Dec, 2017
Spirit Energy, the E&P joint venture which combines Centrica plc’s E&P business with Bayerngas Norge AS, has begun trading as an independent oil and gas operator. Completion of the transaction – which was announced on 17 July, 2017 – follows receipt of all the required regulatory approvals and Spirit Energy now becomes a leading independent European E&P company.Read More
The perfect time to show some spirit for the North Sea11 Dec, 2017
Today marks the first day of trading for Spirit Energy, and there is a lot of excitement in our offices across Europe as we take the first step towards building a strong, sustainable exploration & production business ready for the future.
Island Innovator to drill Fogelberg appraisal well01 Dec, 2017
Dag Omre, Managing Director of Spirit Energy Norway, said: “Island Innovator is a modern rig built in 2012 and very suitable for drilling the appraisal well at Fogelberg. Now our focus is on thorough planning and execution to make sure we operate safely, safeguard the environment and deliver on cost and schedule."Read More
Centrica and Bayerngas Norge to create E&P joint venture30 Nov, 2017
The Joint Venture will create a strong and sustainable European E&P business by combining Centrica’s cash-generative and relatively near-term production profile with Bayerngas Norge’s more recently on-stream producing assets and development portfolio.Read More
Spirit Energy to extend life of North sea oil field26 Nov, 2017
A Spirit Energy-owned oil field in the North Sea has been given a new lease of life following a £35million investment.
Spirit will drill a new production well at Chestnut which aims to more than treble production and extend the life of the field which otherwise would have been shut in later this year.Read More