Stakeholder pressure, falling unit costs, a heightened sense of moral and social responsibility (perhaps) - if you had asked observers six months ago to list the factors they deemed responsible for driving the energy transition, these are, inter alia, the responses you may have received. Whilst the varying importance of the converging forces behind the recent surge in net-zero commitments has and will continue to be debated, one thing is for sure - a global health crisis would not have been top of the list.
One of the offshore oil and gas industry’s most significant business development events is going digital in July when OGUK launches the first of its series of Share Fair Spotlight webinars featuring the forward work plans of Spirit Energy next week.
Some of the UK’s top economists are to address the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic in the Press and Journal’s first digital business breakfast tomorrow.
Coronavirus has put an unimaginable strain, not just on the national economy but on industries across the world.
Conference organiser IN-VR is setting out its virtual stall for an online summit on oil and gas plans in Mozambique, with all proceeds being donated to Afrilanthopy, a local NGO.
The Energy Exports Conference (EEC) is now "fully virtual and free to attend", according to its organiser, the Energy Industries Council.
East of England Energy Group's flagship event, SNS2020 will be moving online on September 16-17.
Scotland’s largest renewable energy and decarbonisation conference will now take place on November 4-5 following a further postponement.
Business events linking Aberdeen and Houston in the US have significantly extended their reach by going 100% digital, the man behind the annual tie-ups has said.
Offshore wind must mimic North Sea export ‘battles’ and ‘win them on a global stage’, Orsted boss says
Orsted’s UK boss last night called on the country’s offshore wind sector to pick export “battles” like to the North Sea oil and gas industry and “win them on a global stage”.
Following impressive year-on-year growth, it is established Offshore Wind will play a critical part in energy transition. Forecasts 2020-2030 is set to be a booming decade for the sector.
In light of the current coronavirus crisis, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Energy Voice Gold Awards due to take place in September this year.
No ‘utopian answer’ to net zero conundrum as ‘whole host of technologies’ needed, Scottish Power chief says
There is no “utopian answer” to meet the UK’s 2050 net zero goal as the solution will require a “whole host of technologies”, the boss of a utility giant has claimed.
A popular energy sector conference and exhibition in Stavanger, Norway, has been cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
In the age of the Great Energy Transition, oil and gas companies face a dual challenge; to reduce operational emissions whilst keeping up with growing energy demand they will need to increase both asset performance and lifetime. With increasing numbers of incumbent O&G players making net-zero commitments, the sector will increasingly be judged both by their cost per barrel / cubic feet AND their carbon footprint per barrel.
A popular annual business event which explores business opportunities in America’s fourth most populous city is to go ahead – in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic.
More than 250 people have signed up to attend OGUK’s first-ever Industry Insights webinar for young professionals as the sector continues to provide a secure and affordable energy supply in the face of economic challenges.
The annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
An annual energy conference has been postponed until October due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Southern North Sea conference in Norwich has been postponed until September due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in the US has become the latest business event casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A highlight of the UK offshore industry's social calendar has been postponed due to fears about the coronavirus spread.
With the transition to net zero gathering momentum, the importance of innovative subsurface technology and expertise to maximise economic recovery and diversify the energy mix will be the focus of two upcoming SPE Aberdeen events.
Safety and engineering experts will deliver talks at PIM’s upcoming integrity management event, ‘Sustainability, integrity management and the North Sea’.
OGUK has postponed a number of its events this year in light of the developing spread of coronavirus.