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EVOL: Blown away by BP, Qatar LNG, and batteries

On EVOL this week, in association with OGUK, big oil is making moves into the UK offshore wind scene, with BP paying top dollar for its entry. The team assess the implications for the market – and the upcoming ScotWind leasing round.

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EVOL: Floating, talking and greenin‪g‬

How much of a problem is a two-foot crack in a ship West of Shetland? Clearly not one to prompt action in the first four years after the problem was reported. Who knows whether the latest HSE improvement notice will have any greater impact.

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EVOL: Resurgent ’Rona, operator skulduggery, and ‘stranded’ gas

With constant helicopter flights rumbling overhead, Aberdeen has started to feel like a ’Nam movie again. That’s because Covid appears to be resurgent in the North Sea once more, but what about matters onshore, and the prospects of Offshore Europe gracing P&J Live in September?

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Energy Voice and EY kick off 10 Point Pod series with Orsted on offshore wind

The UK Government announced its 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution amid much fanfare in November. The points laid out in the strategy pave the way to the UK’s net zero future. But what are they? Why have they been identified? And what impact will they have on the energy sector and the wider economy?

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Energy Voice and EY launch 10 Point Pod series

The UK Government announced its 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution amid much fanfare in November. The points laid out in the strategy pave the way to the UK’s net zero future. But what are they? Why have they been identified? And what impact will they have on the energy sector and the wider economy?

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EV Out Loud: Gas for Ghana, ancient wells and M&A cogs turning

Allister, Ed and Mark shook off the festive cobwebs to dish out a healthy dose of oil and gas news in their first EVOL podcast of 2021. Ed sparked things into life with news of a milestone for LNG in Sub-Saharan Africa, with first deliveries in Ghana from Shell just around the corner.

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EV Out Loud: Vaccines, Sage advice and hot Scott

This week on Energy Voice Out Loud, in association with the EIC, podders Allister, Ed and Mark weighed up the prospects of oil and gas offshore workers getting their hands on the vaccine any time soon, imbued with the wisdom of a top microbiologist.

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EV Out Loud: New name, new fuel, new village

On this week’s EVOL, in association with the EIC, the team give their thoughts on news that Oil and Gas UK – the North Sea’s leading trade body – is considering a rebrand, potentially following others in taking fossil fuels out of the name as part of their net zero push.

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EVOL: BiFab, B******t and Pirates

What does a failed Scottish wind manufacturer, pirates in Equatorial Guinea and Aberdeen cow pat have in common? They’re all discussed on this week’s EVOL, of course – in association with the International School Aberdeen.

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EV Out Loud: Platforms, attics and the Bulldozer

On this week’s episode, in association with the ISA, the pandemic may have stopped Ed from physically rifling through Mark’s pens, but COVID-19 has reappeared offshore, where number of workers have had to be removed from North Sea platforms.

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EVOL: Sellers, contractors and Namibian not-frackers

As Premier Oil is trying to rework its acquisition of North Sea assets from BP, what might Exxon make of such a state of affairs? There’s a list of companies bidding for Exxon’s assets, but the interminable renegotiations are probably best avoided.

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EV Out Loud: Decom cash, a rig dash and a South African splash

Should the government stump up some of the cash it was going to pay out for decommissioning ahead of time, in order to get the ball rolling? Decom North Sea thinks so, although other opinions are available. At a time when the national debt is hitting record levels, and a number of sectors are calling for help, the government may not want to help out the oil and gas industry.