Britain is “way off track” from meeting its 2050 net zero target, according to the Energy Institute.
Stephen Hawking famously said that “intelligence is the ability to adapt to change”. Covid-19 has undoubtedly forced significant change on the world we live and work in, but it has also been a catalyst for innovation, collaboration and flexibility.
Two years ago, on the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster we wrote about the challenges facing the North Sea: the large, experienced operators replaced with new entrants to the world of exploration, production and operatorship, the tight budgets and contractor margins.
Brexit has “got in the way” of the UK collaborating on a major North Sea wind “island” complex, according to one of the project’s main partners.
The coronavirus pandemic is of a scale and severity which none of us have seen before, but we shouldn’t take for granted the true value of the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry’s culture of safety.
A Piper Alpha remembrance service will be held today to mark 32 years since the disaster after organisers overcame the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Managing the risks of Covid-19 has been at the forefront of our minds in recent months. However, we must be careful not to be distracted from the ever-present potential of major accident hazards (MAHs).
TechnipFMC plans to cut around 60 jobs in Fife after the price of oil and gas plummeted.
An investigation has been launched after a maintenance worker was rushed to hospital with burn injuries and having “fallen from height” at a Highland wind farm.
North Sea operators still have the “appetite” for high impact exploration over the coming 12-18 months, according to Westwood Global Energy Group, despite low success rates.
An Aberdeenshire firm has partnered with CEOs of some of the largest oil and gas companies on a “world first" catalogue of carbon capture and storage (CCS) resources.
Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they’ve sent a maintenance team to repair an ageing oil tanker laden with more than 1 million barrels that the United Nations and environmental groups see as a threat to marine life in the Red Sea.
Premier Oil has scrapped a $191million (£152m) deal to acquire an additional 25% stake in the Tolmount project from Dana Petroleum.
MPs have blocked a move to delay the introduction of IR35 tax rules to the private sector until 2023.
NHV helicopters has won a Shell North Sea contract previously operated by larger rival CHC.
Abu Dhabi’s Taqa plans to sell more shares after completing an asset-transfer deal with its parent, government-owned ADPower, that creates a utility giant in the Gulf Arab region.
Equinor has said it is leading a project to develop one of the world’s first “at-scale” hydrogen from natural gas plants, in combination with carbon capture and storage (CCS), in the UK.
Neptune Energy has awarded a subsea inspection contract, understood to be worth around £2million, to Fugro at its Cygnus gas field.
Oil field service company McDermott International shed $4.6 billion debt after emerging from bankruptcy Monday afternoon.
A leading climate scientist has clashed with the head of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) on his view there is “no scope” for fossil fuels if the world is to meet climate goals.
EnQuest has announced it has officially ceased production at a pair of North Sea fields, with its FPSO due to sail away in September.
Centrifuges Un-Limited, the Aberdeen-headquartered oilfield services firm, is increasing its headcount as it targets growth in Norway.
Maersk Drillng has won a £16.6m ($20.4m) contract with Petronas off Suriname.
Shell has warned it will take impairments of up to £17.8billon ahead of its second quarter results due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ithaca Energy plans to shed a quarter of its onshore workforce after sinking to a £944m pre-tax loss amid the "historic collapse" of oil and gas prices.