Allister Thomas

Opinion

Growth lies in innovation

02/05/2018

Building an agile workforce, establishing a culture of innovation and embracing technology and big data will be crucial to success in the oilfield services sector. Gemma Noble, Audit Director at EY, and Luke Johnson, CEO at Cognitive Geology and finalist in the ‘Rising Star’ category of EY Scotland Entrepreneur of the Year 2018, explain why.

Opinion

All Energy: Recent Developments in the Green Loan Market

02/05/2018

Green finance has been a hot topic over the last few years. Although opinions differ as to exactly what sort of financial activity falls into this sphere, generally any provision of debt or equity funding to take forward a project or product that is expected to reap an environmental benefit could be said to be green finance.   Financing of renewable energy projects and climate change mitigation initiatives are usually referred to as key aspects of green finance.

OTC

Ensuring UK’s progress is recognised globally at OTC

02/05/2018

My visit to OTC for the first time in my new role as supply chain and HSE director comes at a time when both the UK and international oil and gas industry have begun to emerge from weathering some turbulent times.

Opinion

OPINION: Why hybrid cloud marks a sea change for oil and gas

01/05/2018

It is an exciting time for cloud technology as it matures to become a driver of strategic business decisions. The IT industry is evolving rapidly, with cloud computing leading transformational change in organisations. IT executives no longer see cloud solutions as isolated IT projects but as part of holistic approach that must sit in line with the organisation’s strategy for the year ahead.

Opinion

OPINION: A time of opportunity for oilfield services sector

01/05/2018

As companies have continued to consolidate during the oil and gas market downturn, Céline Delacroix, Associate Partner, EMEIA Oilfield Services at EY, explains how this activity is creating investment and growth opportunities in the oilfield services sector.

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