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Opinion: Brexit to decommissioning – UK’s oil and gas future


Following Brexit and the continued stagnation of the oil and gas price, 2016 will long be remembered for all the wrong reasons. However, despite the rather gloomy past, 2017 is shaping up to be a far better year for the industry. With advancements in technology and testing, 2017 is set to see new, green shoots of growth return to the sector.


Eric Marston: Huge prize at stake in southern North Sea


Since first gas flowed from the Southern North Sea (SNS) in the mid-1960s, the basin has developed and delivered strong gas production through a diverse network of offshore platforms, pipelines and onshore terminals. It has been well exploited and inevitably, the opportunity to identify and develop large “landmark” discoveries is increasingly limited.

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Neil Gordon: There’s life in subsea yet


When looking at oil price trends over the years since the 1920s, it becomes apparent that apart from the cyclical spikes every few years, $100 plus was never going to be the norm. However, we became complacent in that unprecedented period of sustained, high oil price and the thought of living in $50 - $55 oil seemed unthinkable in 2014.