Oil & Gas


Neptune Energy hits oil at Dugong


Neptune Energy and its partners today announced the commercial discovery of oil at the Dugong well (PL882) in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, the largest discovery in Norway so far this year.


Aberdeen Harbour: Scotland’s gateway to a world of possibilities


Covid-19 has had an unarguably dramatic and far-reaching impact on everyone, and on organisations of all types – we have all felt the effects of lockdown and the economic slowdown. However, even as we saw a fall in revenue at the port due to reduced oil and gas activity and fewer ferry sailings, the pandemic brought out the very best in our employees, stakeholders and customers.


Smart Basin: A key tool in energy transition


Data is key to good decision making in all sectors of industry and society and the Technology Leadership Board Digital Technology Theme highlights the truly disruptive potential of digital technologies. As we move towards a net zero economy, only through exploiting cross sectoral data can we achieve the potential of digital technologies, thereby aiding a smooth and sustainable energy transition. Combining data from the oil and gas and the renewables sectors with the nascent hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) industries will provide a platform for the best decision making.  At the National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) we are initiating several projects which will help deliver this.

North Sea

EY beefs up Scottish tax team


Two senior tax professionals have joined the Scottish tax team at EY in the latest announcement of growth and investment by the professional services firm.