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Fiscal relief for upstream oil companies: what should governments consider?


The current collapse in the price of crude oil is the most extreme so far this century. It has already had significant impact on the oil industry, leading to some declarations of force majeure (examples include licenses and contracts in Iraq and the Gulf of Thailand). The question we address here is: what will the impact be on upstream producing countries? And more specifically, how should upstream countries react if companies approach them for fiscal concessions, citing marginal economics?


Breathing room for struggling businesses


Since the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak and oil price crash, huge amounts of pressure have been heaped on directors of oilfield service (OFS) businesses.


The new ‘F-word’ in the energy sector


The Energy industry has taken another battering. But unlike previous economic hurricanes, this time within weeks centrally funded support was made available in the form of furlough leave and pay.

Oil & Gas

AI vs data privacy: OGTC flagship event goes online


The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) will launch the first of its Tech20 Virtual series with ‘Artificial Intelligence vs Data Privacy: a 21st century David and Goliath story’, taking place Friday 3 April, 11:00-12:00 GMT.

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Is your business Brexit ready?


As Brexit looms near, the Energy Industries Council (EIC), will be holding a series of free regional events and webinars to prepare members and the public how to get their business ready for Brexit.