Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Energy Diary

07/09/2009

September 8-11: Offshore Europe (OE) 09, Aberdeen. Organiser: Offshore Europe Partnership - e-mail oeteam@ reedexpo.co.uk. URL: http://www.offshore-europe.co.uk

Oil & Gas

Finding opportunity in the challenge

The world faces a major energy challenge. Global energy demand will double by 2050, driven by economic and population growth. At the same time, it will be necessary to curb emissions of greenhouse gases to avoid the environmental and economic damage of climate change. Business as usual is not an option.

Oil & Gas

Host of global prizes to pitch for

For the last few years, we have produced forecasts of worldwide oil&gas production and expenditure for Scottish Enterprise's Energy Team in Aberdeen for its regular Spends and Trends series of reports, which I believe provide a valuable market-research tool for the supply chain.

Oil & Gas

Making a 1930s semi energy efficient

A 1930s-specification house built in 2008 has just undergone the first of three energy-efficiency upgrades which will ultimately convert an energy-inefficient house into a zero-carbon home designed to meet the Government's 2016 CO targets for all new housing.

Oil & Gas

HGV fuel cell offers carbon cure

Fuel-cell technology being developed in Scandinavian could make a major difference to the levels of carbon dioxide pumped out by lorries. Fitted aboard a lorry, such a unit would kick in during engine idling periods, which are commonplace with commercial vehicles.