Oil and gas service sector companies are finding it harder to source private equity investment potentially jeopardising a successful - and speedy - energy transition.
ESO's Head of Digital Transformation and Innovation Strategy, Carolina Tortora, says Virtual Energy System 'will serve as a vessel for every element of the British energy industry to publish its data onto a decentralised system.'
Subsea cables are, essentially, the arteries of offshore wind, critical to the beating heart of our energy transition.
In August 2021, the government published its UK Hydrogen Strategy which mapped out plans to achieve its hydrogen production ambition of 5GW per year by 2030. Less than a year later, it doubled this target to 10GW, with at least half of this from electrolytic hydrogen (green hydrogen).
CCS remains pivotal for sectors like cement and steel, which are harder to decarbonise.
By creating and offering a full suite of carbon management solutions, major gas producers and exporters can create demand without fears of “locking-in” emissions or building “stranded assets”.
According to the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization, July 2023 was the hottest month on record, affecting millions of people around the world, writes Paul de Leeuw.
In 2019, the United Kingdom took a pioneering step by enacting legislation for achieving net zero emissions by 2050, establishing itself as a global leader in climate policy.
While uncertainty persists around the adoption of zero-carbon energy sources, the significance of natural gas as a bridging fuel continues to strengthen.
As interest in renewable energy and sustainable practices continues to grow, the oil and gas industry remains a significant force in the global economy writes Jodie Gillies, HR Director with Vysus Group.
The capacity of electricity transmission assets in the UK has been in the spotlight, because a bigger, more complex network is needed to meet the Government’s net zero targets.
Most of us involved in energy are aware of the alleged Big Oil claim that higher hydrocarbon profits are necessary to provide the means to finance the Energy Transition.
Offshore Europe’s 50 year anniversary is an occasion to celebrate the huge success the energy industry has brought to Aberdeen and Northeast Scotland over the past five decades.
At the start of August I had the pleasure of attending with my teenage sons the UCI Cycling World Championship Mountain Bike event at Nevis Range near Fort William.
Recent Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) turbine failures – which could end up costing the company more than one billion euros - have caused an understandable stir within the renewable sector.
Columnist Dick Winchester questions what is in store for SPE Offshore Europe following its 50th anniversary.
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.
For the last fifty years, the North Sea energy industry has been synonymous with endeavour, innovation, and achievement.
Fifty years ago, Offshore Europe first came to Aberdeen, and this month, the world renowned exhibition and conference marks its special 50th birthday.
To most of the population, AR5 of CFD may sound like a mysterious code but in some Whitehall offices, the messages it reveals will be awaited with great interest and some nervousness.
In 1973 the first ever Offshore Europe took place in the grounds of the University of Aberdeen – 50 years on, and we continue to showcase our research and teaching in a fast-changing energy landscape.
Fostering increased collaboration between private players and regional governments will be crucial to optimise renewable energy resources at a larger scale.
We’ve all struggled with a dilemma at some point, writes Sanjoy Sen
In recent months, there has been a surge in major green hydrogen projects announced worldwide. They include Saudi Arabia's $8.4bn, NEOM Green Hydrogen Company investment and Lhyfe's plans for a 70-megawatt hydrogen plant in Perl, Germany.
The manner in which hydrogen is touted as a miracle fuel of the future, you would be forgiven for thinking that it has an immaculate set of credentials, including environmental.