The “new reality” that Oil & Gas UK has identified in its new Business Outlook highlights the significant pressures that those operating on the UKCS continue to grapple with, as the industry strives to remain competitive and sustainable.
Alyson Harding, Technical Manager for North West Europe E&P at Westwood Global Energy Group, responds to Oil and Gas UK's Business Outlook Report published this week.
The Australasia Oil and Gas Conference (AOG) is Australia’s largest oil and gas exhibition, and Subsea UK attended the event with five member companies to promote UK expertise and learn about the opportunities in this continent.
The UK’s smart meter rollout has been plagued with problems from the outset. From issues with the technology to meters failing when suppliers are switched, it seems the government may have underestimated the effort required to get meters in every home and business across the UK.
Contractors who work through Personal Service Companies (PSCs) and contract to private sector businesses will see contracts brought under tighter scrutiny through Private Sector IR35 changes likely to be implemented in April 2020.
The recent government call for evidence provides an opportunity to restate my case for a review of the current legislative framework associated with decommissioning.
I am starting to wonder if a mystery noise around our house which drove us mad for months comes from the same box of tricks as wind farm turbines.
Suppose that Edinburgh’s prospects were so dire that its population was projected to nosedive by a fifth in 20 years.
The energy market is in a state of change.
As the CEO of a digital technology business, I frequently get asked what advice I would give to those looking to scale a digital business.
I am not the first of the team here at Return To Scene to write about the palpable buzz of innovation here in the north east of Scotland. As a team we are pretty evangelistic about digitalisation and the role our wee corner of the world is playing in the digital transformation of industry globally.
Today is International Women’s Day. Across the globe, it’s a day for honouring the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women - and this year it marks a call to action for accelerating gender balance.
It is difficult, no matter where you source your information, to avoid talk of all things Brexit in our current national discourse.
Today the UK Offshore Wind Sector welcomed the new sector deal with the UK Government.
The Offshore Wind Sector Deal between the UK Government and the offshore wind industry aims to keep the UK’s global lead by hitting the 30GW capacity mark by 2030 and supplying 30% of the UK’s electricity needs.
A couple of weeks ago the Scottish Enterprise PR team posted on Twitter that in 2018 Scottish companies had received to the tune of £100 million in venture capital.
With the exponential growth of Internet users in the last ten years comes two potential problems that organisations and individuals connected to the web need to be aware of; privacy and cyber security.
“To be honest, looking at things right now, I haven’t got the foggiest idea what is going to happen in the coming weeks…”
Electricity from renewable energy is essential for modern living and mitigating climate change, but here in the north, our people are getting a very poor deal.
As an employer, it’s your responsibility to make your workplace safe for your employees.
We’ve had encouraging exploration news recently with two exciting discoveries, Glendronach and Glengorm, proving that significant oil and gas resources still exist on the UK Continental Shelf.
So the deed is done.
Mergers and acquisitions are engrained in the oil and gas industry’s DNA.
The recent Energy Voice article covering the chief executive of the OGA, Andy Samuel’s evidence to the inquiry into the public cost of decommissioning oil and gas infrastructure at Westminster, prompted me to review the minutes of the session.
As we move into the time of year where many organisations will be conducting shutdowns, TAR’s or outages for planned and essential maintenance work to be performed, the scopes of work to be delivered during that time mean that it is critical that both workforce and leaders are not just capable but also motivated to engage with the safe delivery of the project.