For the first time since before the Covid pandemic, Offshore Europe returned to Aberdeen this week to mark its 50th anniversary with delegates and exhibitors singing the praises of the industry event.
Analysts have questioned the feasibility of electrifying major Central North Sea assets given the maturity of the area.
A leading voice on hydrogen has delivered a grim forecast for one of the government’s flagship support schemes.
A ‘holistic’ approach to the UK’s fiscal regime for oil and gas could help speed up transition efforts as firms increasingly operate across multiple sectors, according to analysts from Wood Mackenzie.
A “colossal” £200bn could be spent in the UK North Sea by 2030, but about half of that is in investment doldrums over political uncertainty.
Energy Voice held its 50 Years of Firsts Event at the Maritime Museum in Aberdeen on Wednesday night.
North Sea firms have been moving away from traditional training methods for staff and adopting technology from video games that force workers to live through vital training scenarios in the virtual world.
This year has seen the UK’s political parties go toe to toe in the debate surrounding energy transition, however, OEUK’s Jenny Stanning asks are party views “really that different?”.
Aberdeen University is working on a project where hydrogen could be “banked” in depleted oil and gas reservoirs in the UK North Sea.
Addressing a session on skills and the energy transition, Scottish energy minister Gillian Martin said she would listen to the industry to ensure a supportive policy landscape.
EnQuest (LON: ENQ) CEO Amjad Bseisu has warned that the UK is “completely uncompetitive” for upstream oil and gas investment.
As Offshore Europe celebrates its 50th anniversary, industry leaders offered thoughts on what the event could look like in another fifty years.
A mammoth North Sea electrification scheme – targeted for start-up in 2028 - is proving a tough nut to crack.
Columnist Dick Winchester questions what is in store for SPE Offshore Europe following its 50th anniversary.
Equinor (OSLO: EQNR) is still on track to approve the Rosebank oilfield in the West of Shetland this year, the UK boss of Equinor has said.
Offshore Europe has made its much-anticipated return to the Granite City with exhibitors bringing their A-game to attract attention.
‘And John Lewis will come back into town…’: Ithaca boss talks up high street boost of Cambo and Rosebank
The chair of Ithaca Energy has talked up the economic benefits of backing the Cambo and Rosebank projects for local economies, including a potential high street resurgence.
But he wouldn’t comment on Equinor’s Rosebank oilfield, which is still awaiting government approval.
Aberdeen business and political leaders underlined their support for the city’s oil and gas industry as the Offshore Europe conference officially kicked off.
The Scottish Labour leader is facing calls to attend the major industry event following concerns over Labour's plan to end North Sea exploration.
'Ambitious' schedule expected to see an FID made later this year.
It’s hard to believe it’s been four years since Aberdeen last hosted Offshore Europe. Since 2019, we’ve weathered a global pandemic, witnessed the impact of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and seen energy become a hot topic in political and public debate.
Offshore Europe 2023 launches this week in Aberdeen with a theme of ‘Securing sustainable and equitable energy for the next 50 years and beyond’. Here Lynn Grieve, Scottish Development International’s Global Head of Trade for the Energy & Low Carbon Transition, explains how the event provides an opportunity for Scottish firms to play a leading role in the energy transition.
TotalEnergies is weighing up its projects for FID (final investment decision) in the West of Shetland, but the uncertain fiscal regime in the UK may have an impact.
UK managing director Nicolas Payer on TotalEnergies' multi-energy plan for the region, and having 'no regrets' on sharing footage of the Storm Otto safety incident on Elgin-Franklin.