Allister Thomas


Renewables path is beckoning

“It gives me a bit more confidence”, says Wood graduate Sebastian Eunson, “working for a company that is investing in different industries”.

Oil & Gas

‘Economic fallout’ in Aberdeen laid bare

A leading Scottish economist has said the greater exposure to the “economic fallout” of the Covid-19 crisis suffered by Aberdeen and wider north-east, compared with other parts of the country, must not be forgotten in post-pandemic rebuilding efforts.

Oil & Gas

Oil services M&A: 2021 and beyond

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and consultancy ROOTT discuss the oil and gas services sector M&A trends expected in 2021.


Process Safety: Empowering frontline workers

For the oil and gas industry, saying that safety is a ‘top priority’ doesn’t come close to capturing the extent of our commitment – we work to make sure that safety is ingrained in every company’s culture, and we won’t rest until all of our colleagues feel that all the risks they could face at work are addressed.


IR35 reform: what oil and gas firms must do by 6th April

While COVID-19 and Brexit have dominated the agenda for oil and gas businesses in recent times - and rightly so I should add - there is a third issue that this industry is taking just as seriously. I am, of course, referring to IR35 reform in the private sector.