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  • Wadden Sea
  • In the coastal areas of Skagerrak salinity ranges between 25 and 34 and in the Wadden Sea it is usually less than 30. (europa.eu)
  • The salt marshes and wetlands of the Wadden Sea and Frisian Islands, along the Dutch, German and Danish coast, create a unique ecosystem rich in biodiversity that is an important area for bird migration. (hurtigruten.com)
  • Breathtaking scenery, boat trips and 15 kilometres of sandy beaches offer a tempting invitation to explore this island and the Wadden Sea around it. (germany.travel)
  • Unusually high numbers of oaks and black pine trees are a feature of this island located in the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park . (germany.travel)
  • Reuters
  • OSLO, July 2 (Reuters) - Statoil has made a significant gas and condensate discovery in the King Lear prospect in the North Sea, the company said on Monday. (reuters.com)
  • LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - North Sea oil and gas companies made the lowest profits in nearly five years during the first three months of this year, British data showed on Wednesday. (reuters.com)
  • ABOARD THE USS VICKSBURG, North Sea (Reuters) - NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on Monday, inviting non-member Sweden for the first time, amid increasing tensions between Russia and its northern neighbors. (yahoo.com)
  • Sea's
  • China already has around 8% of the North Sea's producing capacity. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The topography of the North Sea's coastlines varies enormously. (hurtigruten.com)
  • A benefit of this churn is that it brings nutrients up from the bottom of the sea to the surface where algae can bloom and thrive -- forming the basis of the North Sea's food chain and resulting in abundant fish resources. (hurtigruten.com)
  • It will be the biggest independent review of the North Sea's oil and gas industry in its history. (scotsman.com)
  • Category: Real World Landmarks // Size: Small // Game Types: ALL // Description: Inspired by oil rigs operated by Shell UK in the North Sea's Brent oilfield, this fully accessible, highly versatile map features a multi-levelled oil rig suitable for all styles of play. (moddb.com)
  • Lundin
  • STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Norwegian subsidiary of Swedish company Lundin Petroleum announced it encountered oil in a North Sea field but it was too early to estimate its potential. (upi.com)
  • Independent estimates of a discovery by Lundin reported last week in the Barents Sea confirmed natural gas volumes of more than 29 million barrels of oil equivalent. (upi.com)
  • Surface
  • Surface water temperature varies between 0 and 20 o C, depending on the season and the part of the sea, with less variation in the north. (europa.eu)
  • The monthly mean sea surface temperatures ( SST ) were compared with the so-called climatological mean values (1971 bis 1993). (bsh.de)
  • Norwegian Sea
  • In the petroleum industry , the term "North Sea" often includes areas such as the Norwegian Sea and the area known as "West of Shetland", "the Atlantic Frontier" or "the Atlantic Margin" that is not geographically part of the North Sea. (wn.com)
  • Last
  • Over the last 15 years, declines in the harbour seal population have occurred in the northwestern North Sea. (ices.dk)
  • Over the last decade, there has been an increasing awareness and concern for the impaired status of several of the North Sea fish stocks, as well as the impact of fisheries on other parts of the ecosystem. (europa.eu)
  • regime
  • Beaugrand G (2004) The North Sea regime shift: evidence, causes, mechanisms and consequences. (springer.com)
  • Sir Ian and his team have been given six months to look at improving the licensing regime, extending the life of the North Sea infrastructure, encouraging greater collaboration between oil companies and developing new sub-sea technologies. (scotsman.com)
  • The review team, however, will not be making any recommendations about changes to the taxation and the fiscal regime for North Sea oil and gas. (scotsman.com)
  • revenues
  • The SNP claims North Sea revenues - worth about £10.6 billion in 2011-12 - would leave Scotland's public finances in better shape than those of the rest of the UK. (scotsman.com)
  • mammoth
  • Researchers regularly come across fossils from common extinct beasts such as the mammoth from the sea. (redorbit.com)
  • towards
  • From 2011 to 2014, HAW Hamburg led the INTERREG IVB NSR project North Sea Region Electric Mobility Network, in short: E-Mobility NSR, towards success. (uni-protokolle.de)
  • company
  • Rapidly-evolving energy production technology services company Proserv has secured two major contract wins worth in excess of $23.5 million (GBP 15 million) for work in the North Sea, further strengthening the company's market-leading position in the subsea controls and communications field. (rigzone.com)
  • The company announced Wednesday it started drilling in similar structures in the Barents Sea. (upi.com)
  • Aberdeen
  • He adds: "We are in the process of establishing a North Sea competency centre in Aberdeen to engage in many business areas. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Operators CNR International said it was moving personnel from the Ninian South platform, which is currently undergoing maintenance work 240 miles north east of Aberdeen. (stv.tv)
  • mainly
  • Minke whales and white-beaked dolphins are found mainly in the northern North Sea, with no obvious changes in distribution between the two surveys. (ices.dk)
  • Atlantic water enters the North Sea mainly from the north. (europa.eu)
  • field
  • A major gas leak at the Elgin field in the North Sea could cost its owners billions of dollars in the worst-case scenario, analysts said this week. (wsj.com)
  • Additionally, Apache has made a discovery at its Seagull prospect, which lies 50 miles south of the company's Forties Field, the largest oil field in the UK North Sea. (pennenergy.com)
  • Across the sea in Germany, oil was found in the Wietze field near Hanover in 1859, leading to the discovery of seventy more fields, mostly in Lower Cretaceous and Jurassic reservoirs, producing a combined total of around 1340 m³ (8,400 barrels) per day. (wn.com)
  • The accident brings to more than 500 the fatalities from oil-field operations during the 17 years oil and gas have been recovered in the North Sea. (csmonitor.com)
  • Suspended particulate matter in the North Sea: field observations and model simulations. (indigo.ca)
  • assets
  • Centrica will still hold a 69pc stake in Spirit Energy alongside Bayerngas, which will own 31pc, but said the new North Sea player will be self-financing thanks to Centrica's existing cash-generating oil and gas production assets. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • It flagged a weak market for the mature southern North Sea assets it is trying to sell - extending the process over the next 18 months and breaking up the business to sell it in smaller pieces. (reuters.com)
  • He added: "BP has been focusing and refreshing its North Sea portfolio by bringing new fields into production, redeveloping and renewing existing producing facilities and divesting some of its more mature or less strategic assets. (scotsman.com)
  • million barrels
  • Industry leaders welcomed the review and believe ways can be found to increase daily North Sea production from its current 1.5 million barrels of oil per day to two million barrels. (scotsman.com)
  • region
  • January 2006 in the North Sea region began with typical winter weather and monthly mean temperatures of -0.5 C to +2.0 C , which was about 1 K below the mean values of the 1961 - 1990 reference period. (bsh.de)
  • June in the North Sea region was too warm and too dry, with an above-average number of sunshine hours. (bsh.de)
  • In each of the seven countries around the North Sea Region, stakeholders have taken up different roles and have adopted different strategies regarding the implementation of electric mobility. (uni-protokolle.de)
  • Mark Thomas, BP's regional president for the North Sea region, said: "We look forward to helping Maersk make this important central North Sea development a success. (scotsman.com)
  • shores
  • The North Sea was central to the rise of the Vikings as they used their superior sea power to conquer territory along its shores, leaving behind their historical and cultural imprint which can be seen in some places to this day. (hurtigruten.com)
  • central
  • Tendeka has designed and modeled the installation of its AICD (autonomous inflow control device) technology for a gas cap blowdown in the central North Sea. (wn.com)
  • crew
  • A sizable rescue effort, including assistance from NATO naval forces operating nearby, ended over the weekend after hopes were given up of recovering more crew members from the sea. (csmonitor.com)
  • Biology
  • Biology and meso-scale distribution patterns of North Sea cephalopods. (seafish.org)
  • The understanding required extends through a wide range of processes that operate in the shelf seas from the fundamental physics to the chemistry and biology of the water column and the seabed sediments. (indigo.ca)
  • important
  • It is important to note these opposing trends as it means the US is becoming more North America-centric for its supply needs and China more dependent on Middle East and OPEC (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries) crude," says Durbin. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Since the Middle Ages, the North Sea has been historically and strategically important for its bordering countries, both for defence and trade. (hurtigruten.com)
  • Between 1700 and 1815, the North Sea saw just 45 years of peace, as nations competed for ownership of this all-important trade channel. (hurtigruten.com)
  • decade
  • Operated by Maersk, Culzean - the biggest North Sea discovery in more than a decade - is expected to produce enough gas to meet 5 per cent of the UK's total demand at peak production. (scotsman.com)
  • area
  • Shell's chief executive, Ben van Beurden, told the LNG18 conference in Perth, Australia: "The North Sea for us will be an area where we will have to take a look, as we have to do with our entire conventional upstream, now that we have a much enlarged portfolio. (cityam.com)
  • production
  • It accounts for two-thirds of Occidental's North Sea production and, linked with surrounding fields which fed through its pipelines, it accounts for 12 percent of total North Sea production. (csmonitor.com)
  • platform
  • Worries over the possibility of an explosion at Total's Elgin platform in the North Sea have led the French oil. (inhabitat.com)
  • BP said oil from its Clair platform spilled into the sea on Sunday morning. (sej.org)
  • A BP spokesman said: "BP can confirm that a technical issue was reported on its Clair platform at approximately 10am today which resulted in a release of a quantity of oil to sea. (sej.org)
  • It completed the first remotely operated aerial vehicle live flare inspection in West Africa , and it used drone technology to produce a Material and Corrosion Damage Report of flare stacks, platform elevations, walkways, splash zone, and the underdeck of a North Sea platform. (spe.org)
  • Around 70 workers have been taken off a North Sea platform as a precaution due to the approaching storm. (stv.tv)
  • Sweden
  • STOCKHOLM, Sweden - PA Resources (PAR) has completed divestment of a 40% operating interest in Danish North Sea license 12/06 to Dana Petroleum . (pennenergy.com)
  • British
  • An unpublished but independent estimate of UK gas potential by the British Geological Survey suggests it may be more significant to the UK economy than North Sea oil. (theregister.co.uk)
  • At the same time as the service, there will also be a remembrance ceremony at sea, where British and German naval representatives will scatter poppies and forget-me-nots - the German flower of remembrance - into the North Sea at Jutland Bank. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • History
  • Addax Petroleum has a history of achieving consistent growth through substantial investments in its operations and we look forward to working in the UK North Sea to continue on our sustainable and upwards path. (bbc.co.uk)
  • From the flood plains, beaches, and wetlands of the south to the windswept cliffs and dramatic fjords of the north - the North Sea is rich both in wildlife and in history. (hurtigruten.com)
  • THE UK government has announced the biggest independent review of the North Sea oil and gas industry in its history, in a bid to unlock the potential of Britain's remaining offshore reserves. (scotsman.com)
  • fields
  • Brent crude is still used today as a standard benchmark for pricing oil, although the contract now refers to a blend of oils from fields in the northern North Sea. (wn.com)
  • For many of the fields requiring stimulation in the North Sea, cemented plug-and-perforation (plug-and-perf) completions have been used historically. (spe.org)
  • reserves
  • Apache's proved reserves in the North Sea at yearend 2014 were approximately 140 MMboe. (pennenergy.com)
  • Independent surveys suggest these reserves may yield more energy for the nation than North Sea oil. (theregister.co.uk)
  • Profits from North Sea oil have been a big source of tax revenue for Britain, but the cost of extracting diminishing reserves has increased in recent years, and is one factor widely blamed for the country's weak productivity. (reuters.com)
  • This implies that, by value, more than half of the oil and gas reserves in the North Sea could yet be extracted. (scotsman.com)