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Opinion

Critical national infrastructure still needs supporting

08/05/2020

It’s extraordinary to think that when we should have been gearing up for the main global oil and gas event of the year, instead we are mostly staying indoors for the foreseeable future. This doesn’t mean however that we down tools.

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Prime time to put transition in focus

08/05/2020

In these difficult times, it is challenging to manage day-to-day business as well as thinking to the future. Clearly, we have seen rapid and significant changes to business operations and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (Areg) members and others are under greater pressure than ever to deliver results.

Coronavirus

How Iqarus is keeping offshore workers safe

08/05/2020

Having assisted clients during previous health challenges such as Ebola, Zika virus, SARS, avian flu and the H1N1 2009 influenza pandemic, global healthcare provider Iqarus has approached Covid-19 using its wide-ranging medical expertise and experience to support its clients with additional services and expert solutions.

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Focusing on the future – what’s next for the oil and gas sector?

07/05/2020

Despite the uncertainties raging around us, as an industry and as individuals we have adapted quickly to the challenges of lockdown. The return to normal may prove a longer, challenging but potentially rewarding path, believes Jon Clark, EY EMEIA Oil & Gas strategy and transactions leader.

Oil & Gas

Imagination important as firms look to future

07/05/2020

While the immediate priority is survival, senior management of exploration and production (E&P) companies will also be looking to the future, seeking ways to access the capital required to bring undeveloped oil and gas discoveries into production and lower carbon dioxide emissions.

Oil & Gas

Mitigating FX volatility

07/05/2020

Phrases like ‘global pandemic’ and ‘negative oil price’ don’t tend to embolden investors. They would normally send them running for cover with their chequebooks safely tucked away for sunnier days.

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CMS: Lockdown’s legal issues

06/05/2020

We are all getting used to the challenges of the lockdown. As it becomes clear that this situation is going to continue for some time, we need to consider the legal implications of the stress caused to businesses by the double blows of Covid-19 and the oil price fall.

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Decommissioning: beyond the challenges of oversupply, pandemic and recession

05/05/2020

After weathering the storm that was the price collapse of 2014, the oil industry has again been hit in recent months by two new blows almost simultaneously: oversupply (caused by the failure of negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Russia to agree on production cuts and the aggressive response of the former); and a demand shock (reflecting the economic impact of the Covid-19 lockdown).

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Supporting net zero – John Lawrie’s mission

05/05/2020

We are proud to be a part of an industry that has evolved considerably over the last 90 years, delivering real economic growth to the UK and worldwide economies whilst making an undeniably positive impact on the environment. As technology has evolved our knowledge, expertise and work ethic continues to play a vital role in the success of metal recycling.

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Oil crisis to slow deals activity

05/05/2020

Anderson Anderson & Brown Corporate Finance is delighted to share with you our quarterly Deals+ update for Q1 2020 in conjunction with Energy Voice, highlighting selected oil and gas mergers and acquisitions and fundraising transactions across the UK.

Opinion

How innovation can boost your company’s cashflow

04/05/2020

With Covid-19 causing significant cashflow issues for most companies trading in the UK, we recommend you carefully consider whether you are undertaking research and development (R&D) work. If you are, it means you can boost your cashflow by making a claim for R&D tax relief.

Coronavirus

Sector’s Covid-19 response vigorous

04/05/2020

2020 arrived with a much-needed feeling of optimism and positivity throughout the industry. The long anticipated, planned Forties Pipeline Shutdown (FPS) presented the optimum opportunity for many Operators to align their summer shutdown campaigns and engineering project scopes to coincide.

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WATCH: LR remote energy solutions. Anytime. Anywhere.

30/04/2020

At LR, we understand that it’s not always possible to see what you need to and gain clear insights when operations are unmanned or when equipment isn’t visible due to inaccessibility factors such as height, space, challenging and remote locations, or travel restrictions.

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A complete change in cultural interactions

10/04/2020

In an ideal world, organisational change management is planned – for example, the introduction of a new HR system, the opening of a new branch or adopting new technologies.

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ASCO using experience to help with transition

09/04/2020

Global integrated materials and logistics management company ASCO has built a strong reputation leading the way for logistics shared service models in the oil and gas sector. With many similarities existing between offshore wind and upstream oil and gas operations, ASCO is now using its capabilities to support supply chain optimisation in the renewables sector. ASCO general manager Southern North Sea (SNS) Alisdair Duncan gave us an insight into how ASCO is drawing upon its 50-plus years’ experience in the oil and gas sector to service clients working in the SNS basin, where there is a growing emphasis on renewable energy.