North Sea

It’s fish and chips night – but can we eat cod with a clear conscience?

While we can celebrate the North Sea cod’s revival we can only achieve sustainability with fishing methods that are less destructive to the ecosystem<p>• Callum Roberts is professor of marine conservation at the University of York<p>News that North Sea cod has made a comeback has been welcomed by …

Oceans

Ensco Reports Many New Contracts

Ensco publishes fleet status report.<p>New contracts are in both the floater and the jack-up segment.<p>News is good but upcoming merger with Atwood still …

Oil

Exxon Fined Over Russia Sanctions Violation---Energy Journal

Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business.<p>Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: EnergyJournal@wsj.com.<p>Sign up for this newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/EnergyJournalSignup<p>U.S. FINES EXXON OVER SANCTIONS VIOLATION<p>The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday …

Oil

Report: BP approaches possible buyers of North Sea assets

BP has approached potential buyers of its oil and gas production assets in the North Sea, possibly including the full range of its assets there, Dow …

Oil

BP Said to Approach Possible Buyers for North Sea Assets -- Update

LONDON – BP PLC has approached potential buyers of its oil-and gas fields in the North Sea, people familiar with the matter said, a half-century after the company helped pioneer deepwater extraction there.<p>BP said it remained "committed to the U.K. North Sea," which the British company sometimes …

Oil

Heesen Delivers Hybrid Superyacht Home

The world’s first fast hybrid yacht is delivered to its owner.<p><b>Project Nova</b>, the 163-foot <b>Heesen</b> hybrid yacht recently named <i>Home</i>, completed five days …

Boating

Hate To Break It To You, But Your Clothes Are Polluting The Ocean

You probably know there's a plastic problem in the world's oceans. Estimates put the total weight of ocean plastic at millions of tons. Most of us …

Oceans

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Blackstone Posts Sharply Higher Profit<p>Blackstone's second-quarter profit rose as its private-equity and real-estate holdings appreciated.<p>PepsiCo CEO Picks a No. 2, but No 'Heir Apparent'<p>PepsiCo's longtime leader Indra Nooyi is promoting one of her lieutenants to serve as the company's president, …

Markets

WSJ City PM: ECB in the Market 'for a Long Time', Barnier Calls for Brexit Clarity, BP Considers North Sea Assets

Good afternoon from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank has not discussed withdrawing …

Brexit

Germany warns against travel to Turkey

In response to jailings of journalists and human rights activists the Foreign Ministry is now warning German citizens that they face risks if they go …

Germany

Fishy business: why cod is back on the menu and wild salmon is best avoided

Cod has been classified as sustainable by leading global fishing standards body the Marine Stewardship Council in news that will delight fish and chips lovers across the country.<p>It marks the first time in the organisation's 20-year history that North Sea cod has been approved, and shoppers will now …

Fish And Chips

E.C. Andersson North Sea II Watch

<i>Sponsored post written for aBlogtoWatch by advertiser.</i><p>It’s been a while since E.C. Andersson Watch Co. launched the first generation North Sea and …

Watches

Britain Has Favorite Dish in Sight as Cod ‘Recovers From Brink’ - Bloomberg

It’s served everywhere from local pubs to parties for Prince William and Kate Middleton, and now Britain may be able to take back control of its …

Fish And Chips

North Sea cod completes long journey back to sustainability

The North Sea cod has been deemed sustainable, allowing consumers to eat it without guilt and capping a remarkable recovery for a popular fish stock …

Oceans

Cod and chips back on the menu after the fish is declared sustainable again

Fish and chip lovers will now be able to order North Sea cod with a “clear conscience” after the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) declared the North …

Fish

North sea cod is now sustainable and can be eaten with a ‘clear conscience’

The fish was previously considered under threat for more than a decade, but has now been given the blue badge from the Marine Stewardship Council<p>It’s …

London

Energy Sector - The Last Value Play

The sector has both intrinsic and relative value.<p>Energy companies have better operational and financial health than in the past and can be profitable …

Oil

Back in the net! Four recipes to celebrate the return of North Sea cod

With the British sea fish given a sustainable tick for the first time in 20 years, here are some quick ways to enjoy it as an occasional treat<p>Good news just in time for the summer holidays: after decades off the menu, the Marine Stewardship Council has declared North Sea cod stocks sustainable, …

Recipes

It’s always windy somewhere: Balancing renewable energy in Europe | Ars Technica

Putting wind in the Balkans and Scandinavia would get Europe consistent power.<p>The intermittency of renewable power sources could eventually cause …

Renewable Energy

North of Nordic: A Young Chef Invents ‘Neo-Fjordic’ Cuisine

BERGEN, Norway — “So this little ball of depressing represents the past of Norwegian food,” said the chef Christopher Haatuft as he lovingly set down a drab bite of smoked mackerel butter on rye-pumpernickel bread.<p>“This one is the future, the way it should be,” he said, pointing to a snowy pile of …

Lifestyle

Guide to Investing in Nordic Countries

Nordic countries have been very successful in combining economic efficiency and growth with a peaceful labor market, fair income distribution, and …

Investing

Centrica oil and gas deal energises new future

The owner of British Gas is pooling its European oil and gas exploration and production assets with those of Bayerngas Norge, the Norway-based …

Oil

Centrica: growing down

Gung-ho expansion can force some chief executives to execute an about-turn in order to improve profitability — a strategy termed shrink to grow. Gas …

North Sea oil

Snøhetta overhauls former Noma space for new casual Copenhagen restaurant

Architecture firm Snøhetta has used microscopic studies of Copenhagen's foods and beer to develop the colour and material palette of this restaurant, …

Restaurants

Nature interrupted: photographs by Claudius Schulze

Claudius Schulze’s photographs depict picturesque landscapes: sheep grazing on the levees of the river Elbe, a road winding through the Alps, …

Future energy: The technology allowing more oil extraction

<b>Russian engineer Alex Barak has been coaxing oil out of the ground for a long time.</b><p>Seventeen years ago, he was responsible for work at a particularly troublesome oil field in Kazakhstan.<p>"That oil field, Karazhanbas, was a real dog," he recalls, explaining that the oil there was very viscous, making …

Oil

Impressive Video of Superyacht HOME in a Storm

<b>Launched in April 2017, HOME is the first Fast Displacement Hull Form motor yacht with hybrid propulsion. She measures 50 metres and was built by</b> …

Super Yachts

Road to Brexit: The Heartlands Where a Good Deal Matters Most

by Andre TartarAndre Tartar, Samuel Dodge and Jeremy Scott DiamondJeremy Scott Diamond<p>Britain may be in disarray, but one thing remains on track: at …

Brexit

Premier Oil boosts production ahead of refinancing

Premier Oil reported a significant increase in production in the first half of the year, heightening expectations that the London-listed oil producer …

Oil

Photographer Profile: Liz Saul

<b>Photographer:</b> Liz Saul<p><b>Studio:</b> Appeal Photos<p><b>Full-Time Professional Photographer</b><p><b>Photographic Specialties:</b><p>Landscape<br>• Travel<br>• Commercial / Product<p><b>Biography</b><p>I …

Photography