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.
In this week’s episode, in association with the ISA, the EV boys got under the skin of the week’s biggest slab of M&A news, which sees private-equity backed Chrysaor cement its position as the UKCS’s production King through a merger with Premier Oil.
The coming of the Energy Transition era, combined with the Covid-19 and the latest oil price downturn, has made it absolutely imperative for energy companies to show resilience and adaptability.
This week’s Energy Voice Out Loud, in association with International School Aberdeen, kicks off with news of Shell cutting their global workforce by up to 9,000.
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.
Join the Energy Voice team in the latest podcast episode, in association with Baker Hughes, as they discuss the latest and biggest news stories:
Join the Energy Voice team in the latest podcast episode, in association with Baker Hughes, as the team discusses the biggest news stories this week:
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.
Ed triumphantly returned from his semiaquatic sojourn in Somerset to join Mark and Allister for another ear-captivating edition of Energy Voice Out Loud, in association with the EIC.
This week the EVOL team watch the movements of Greenpeace’s Esperanza vessel as the activist group attempts to catch out oil companies polluting in the North Sea.
In this episode, in association with the EIC, the war of words has continued in the helicopter space with another contract going to fiercely competitive Babcock. While the company has remained silent about its winning ways, others vying for contracts have been less restrained. Babcock, if you’re reading this, give Mark a call to explain.
With Allister on his hols (somewhere in lockdown Aberdeen), special guest Stuart Broadley, chief executive of the Energy Industries Council – which sponsors this episode – joined Mark and Ed to size up the week’s biggest stories.
Listeners to this week’s EV podcast, in association with Burness Paull, are in for a real treat; we were delighted to welcome on board a special guest with bags of insight and intelligence, James McCallum.
In this latest EVOL podcast, in association with Burness Paull, energy news gladiators Ed, Allister and Mark pierce the armour of the week’s hottest stories.
"If I had went into the accommodation I don't know if I would have ever came out"
The oil and gas industry’s safety track record is improving, but there is considerable way to go. Operators and safety consultants should consider three areas.
Operators should not disrespect service companies by asking for swingeing cost cuts, a BP exec told Mark this week.
Major new deals and project announcements in the UK offshore wind sector have made a big splash for two reasons.
Check out this week’s bumper Energy Voice Out Loud podcast, in association with Burness Paull, in which Mark and Allister dish out a double-dose of North Sea decommissioning insight, as aged platforms and vessels find their resting places.
Jobs, jobs and more jobs came into focus for the EVOL team in this week’s podcast, in association with Burness Paull, as the oil price squeeze takes its toll on upstream operators.
On this week’s Energy Voice Out Loud, in association with Burness Paull, the troupe have a net zero natter on the North Sea’s ambitions.
In this week’s episode, brought to you in association with Burness Paull, the team lift the lid on the oil industry in perennially crisis-hit Libya; Opec and its buddies’ latest efforts to boost oil prices; and candid comments from a director at the OGA, who thinks some oil companies are living on another planet.
This week’s EVOL sees the team delve into some stark analysis from Fatih Birol of the IEA – dubbed the Demon Headmaster – on spending cuts in the energy sector this year and their long-term implications.
The Energy Voice Out Lead team, still working from their respective EVOL lairs, take some time this week to consider how the oil price blues are threatening spending plans, upending agreed deals, and leaving workers out in the cold.
With last week’s harrowing, technical gremlins consigned to the dustbin of history (but please don’t remind Allister, he’s still a bit shaky), the EV team climbed back into the saddle for another blast of educated(-ish) guesswork.