It’s fifth offshore oil & gas licensing round is likely to be the final throw of the hydrocarbons dice for the Faroe Islands.
The Oil & Gas Technology Centre is planning to set up a Net Zero Solution Centre with a view to making the UK Continental Shelf the first net zero oil & gas basin globally.
While it is becoming commonplace to hear the names of investors reported alongside the names of their investee companies who have acquired UKCS assets, obtaining investment in oil and gas projects remains a complex area for independent oil and gas companies looking to grow their presence, or international organisations hoping to invest in the UKCS.
Plant Integrity Management (PIM) believes outcome-based contracts will deliver fairer returns for all by driving innovation and subsequently improving bottom line returns and positively impacting sustainability.
Aberdeen’s destiny as a global energy capital of the 21st Century is very much in its own hands. But to fulfil this destiny it must heed the lessons of history.
In the run-up to Offshore Europe 2019, I had a cracking conversation with Simon Gray, chief executive of the lively East of England Energy Group.
Momentum is growing on a global scale to take action on climate change.
“Knowledge is everything” may be an overstatement, but every aspect of all businesses, from planning, to project management, to safe operations, requires detailed knowledge.
We are all morally obliged and legally compelled to reduce our impact on the environment – and, as individuals, each and every one of us has a duty to do all we can to look after the planet our children and grandchildren will inherit.
With global climate change protests, declarations of climate emergency and the media hype around Greta Thunberg, there is every likelihood of some sort of attempt by protestors to target Offshore Europe and hi-jack the headlines with their agenda.
OGUK’s Economic Report 2019, which launches this week at Offshore Europe, will reinforce the importance of the UK’s oil and gas industry, a sector that is critical in meeting today’s energy needs and one that will be a key contributor to tomorrow’s energy mix.
New levels of North Sea upstream deal activity in 2019 are giving us many reasons to be positive and optimistic about the future.
The energy transition discussion is the dominant topic for the sector. It’s a multi-layered debate that encompasses macro and micro issues and will have an increasing impact upon our lives and our businesses in the UK.
Australians love a good yarn, a chinwag, a chat. But it’s not sports or politics that’s making the ‘goss’ in the oil and gas boardrooms of Perth right now.
Pressure has fallen on the Scottish Government to back a public inquiry into the safety standards for offshore workers after claims that the “out of sight, out of mind” approach, adopted by many employers, is resulting in potentially dangerous working conditions.
Following the publication of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report in May 2019, the UK Parliament declared a ‘climate change emergency’.
This month saw a letter sent to Boris Johnson signed by 157 Members of Parliament (35 Conservatives among them), urging the Government change its course in relation to onshore wind.
Waste sector businesses are increasingly looking to “Brexit clauses” as a pragmatic solution to the uncertainty created by the UK's looming withdrawal from the EU.
Saudi Arabia isn’t as willing to do whatever it takes to support oil prices as it would have us believe. That’s the only conclusion one can draw from what we’ve learnt since a government official said the kingdom wouldn’t tolerate a continued price slide.
The dispute between BP and some other industry stakeholders on policy for lifeboat drills raises a range of issues, some broader than the debate first suggests.
There are a large number of 'ifs' that would need to be satisfied for a Labour government to take power in the UK with sufficient political support and time to allow it to pass the legislation required to deliver its desired renationalisation policy, against likely strong opposition from other political parties, MPs within the Labour party, stakeholders and the House of Lords and in the face of competing demands.
Kathleen, an executive speechwriter at Shell, shares her experience of coming out a second time when she started a new career.
The journey toward operational excellence is the destination.
The push to find low-carbon energy solutions is gaining momentum in the academic world and eclipses the effort being directed towards oil and gas and coal-related research by universities.
When you take the long view of history, trade wars become skirmishes and even Brexit will be seen as a ship that passed in the early 21st Century night.