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EV Insights: Canadian rig count continues to rise

The Baker Hughes weekly rig count has shown further promising results from Canada. The rig estimate, which has been in force for more than 50 years, is used to show the count overall worldwide, as well as internationally and in the US and Canada.

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Poll: More than 90% of voters believe Budget did not do enough to support North Sea industry

More than 90% of readers who took part in an exclusive Energy Voice poll believe Chancellor George Osborne still has more to do in supporting the North Sea oil and gas industry. When asked the question ‘Did the Chancellor do enough to support the North Sea this Budget’ only 6% of voters agreed he had. However 93% of participants echoed sentiment from the sector that the Chancellor could have gone further.

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EV Insights: How the Baker Hughes rig count looks now

The Baker Hughes rig count showed promise as it was revealed the figures have risen slightly overall from the previous month. The rig estimate, which has been in force for more than 50 years, is used to show the count overall worldwide, as well as internationally and in the US and Canada.

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EV Insights: The UK’s energy revolution

As the UKCS celebrates 50 years of oil and gas in the North Sea take a look at how many oil and gas facilities now dot the seascape. This interactive infographic shows offers a glimpse of the energy make up from 25 years ago. In comparison to 2014, coal was the predominant force 25 years ago in energy consumption in the UK at 67%.

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EV Insights: Interactive map – see the rise of North Sea oil and gas production

This infographic shows growth in production on the UKCS after the discovery of oil in the North Sea 50 years ago. Starting with BP’s West Sole platforms in the southern part of the North Sea in the late 1960s, oil rig sites continued to come online throughout the next two decades with other high profile sites such as Ardmore and the Forties oil field in 1975. As the map illustrates, production reached its peak in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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#OG2050: Infographic shows exclusive findings from project

As the latest survey goes live on Energy Voice, we've collected the first findings from the project, which were revealed at OTC 2015. Energy Voice has called on the global energy sector to participate in the second part of its landmark research launched to mark 50 years of oil and gas exploration in the North Sea. The project is a response to falling oil prices, which placed the UK and wider global energy market under pressure.

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Infographic: The cost of petrol versus income worldwide

This infographic shows the price of a tank of petrol versus the average salary worldwide. The data reveals both North America, the UK and Scandinavian countries fair the best when it comes to cost whereas regions including Afghanistan, Ethiopia and Egypt suffer from a small margin between income and petrol cost.