Daniel Marston, a Managing Associate in law firm Addleshaw Goddard's Planning and Infrastructure Consenting Team, looks at whether, and more importantly how, the direction could change in relation to the policy on developing new onshore wind farms in England.
On one of the final days of last year's COP26 summit in Glasgow, countries throughout the world signed a declaration which stated that female leadership is not only crucial as a means to address social inequalities but to eliminate the threat of climate change.
Kelly Brown and Robert Phillips, from the employment law team at Addleshaw Goddard, examine the implications for oil and gas employers & employees of new requirements for helicopter baggage searches.
The Gambia has launched a request for proposal (RFP) to find a new partner on Block A1, which BP exited in August 2020.
Law firm Addleshaw Goddard has hired ex co-head of Fieldfisher's energy and natural resources team, Matthew Williams, as a partner within its infrastructure projects and energy (IPE) team.
At the opening of COP26 last month, Prince Charles told an audience of global leaders that a vast, military style campaign by the private sector would be the only real prospect we have of beating the clock on climate change.
Addleshaw Goddard has completed deal activity with a combined value of £1 billion in the last month, a record for the legal firm.
A new survey finds that more than half of Scottish businesses are committed to achieving net-zero, but that costs will affect the bottom line amid pandemic recovery.
A mandatory vaccination policy being imposed by CNR International will likely prove difficult to enforce, according to leading employment experts.
The cacophony around Cambo could throw a “huge spanner” into the works with regards to investment appetite in the North Sea, an industry expert has said.
Only two years ago, Africa seemed set to become the world's next major producer of oil and gas. International companies were scrambling to win exploration rights in frontier markets in West Africa; countries in North Africa were excited about new discoveries in the Mediterranean Sea; and natural gas was identified as a long-term transitional energy source, creating new opportunities for low-income nations such as Tanzania and Mozambique.
Partners in law firm Addleshaw Goddard are toasting a 23% increase in their share of annual profits during the year to April 30.
Although key barriers remain, the worldwide potential of hydrogen is vast. Some estimate an investment pipeline of $300 billion, with hydrogen possibly supplying 18% of global energy by 2050. The Gulf States are particularly well placed to capitalise as producers and exporters of clean hydrogen.
Large oil and gas players have a “massive role” to play in driving “change for good” across the world, particularly in protecting LGBTQ+ rights, an industry expert has said.
Law firm Addleshaw Goddard has appointed Catherine Fearnhead and David McEwing as co-heads of its global energy and utilities practice.
Your data held hostage: worrying increase in ransomware attacks is a stark reminder for the industry
Ransomware is big business, and the threat is growing.
Financiers are the new corporate sustainability activists, new research from Addleshaw Goddard reveals
A major new European research study reveals that the financial community is driving action on sustainability.
The North Sea Transition deal, announced on March 24, has given industry a clear statement of intent for the coming decade and beyond, but the energy sector would do well to prepare itself for the inevitable legal and regulatory consequences that follow.
The oil and gas industry needs to be careful that Covid-19 doesn’t undo the large strides that have been made to address gender imbalances in recent years.
Most oil firms would be “very wary” of trying to enforce a “no jab, no job” vaccine policy for its workforce, according to a top employment lawyer.
It’s around this time of year that Oil and Gas UK releases its eagerly-awaited annual Decommissioning Insight report. The study was first launched to enhance knowledge of the decommissioning market. It shows an industry with intellectual capability that needs to be shared to maintain competitiveness and efficiency.
Employment experts have warned that hopes of a further IR35 delay are “fanciful”, despite months more of Covid lockdown measures coming.
The European Union is committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. To support this, Brussels plans to create a €225 billion green bond as part of a shift towards cleaner economies.
The boss of one of Scotland's leading renewable developments has warned the country needs to be proactive if it’s going to maintain its places as a "world leader" in floating wind.
People questioning the oil and gas industry’s sustainability is not a new phenomenon. Far from it. For years oil companies, governments, investors and other stakeholders have questioned the sustainability of the industry and the need to address environmental, social and governance issues (ESG).