Oil industry stalwart Gunther Newcombe has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has today submitted a document to the UK Parliament, obliging the industry to support net zero targets.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is planning a year-long trial to tackle the “bugbear” of late payments for North Sea suppliers.
When developer ERM decided Aberdeen would be the home for Dolphyn, its world-first floating green hydrogen project, it said “it will put Aberdeen on the map”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has defended the BP – Aberdeen net zero partnership against a claim it may be a “PR coup”.
The formal proposal for an oil and gas sector deal will be submitted to the UK government next month.
The UK’s oil regulator has unveiled plans to force North Sea operators to meet the government’s 2050 net zero goals.
New investment in the energy transition can be a “crucial pathway” out of the latest downturn for North Sea firms, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
A senior audit and assurance partner at Deloitte said the downturn could be a “catalyst” for change, but oil firms are first taking steps to survive the “uncharted waters”.
A group of UK North Sea oil and natural gas producers face an ambitious government-mandated target to cut their emissions as soon as 2025 as the nation seeks to make more real its ambition for net-zero fossil fuel pollution by the middle of the century.
Aberdeen ‘energy transition park’ and net zero should ‘feature heavily’ in oil sector deal – OGA boss
Proposals for an Aberdeen energy transition park, along with a host of net zero solutions, should be at the “heart” of an incoming sector deal, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
The climate emergency is an “even more pressing challenge” for the industry than the 2014 downturn according to the Oil and Gas Authority’s (OGA) chief executive.
Chief executive Andy Samuel has confirmed the Oil and Gas Authority has not yet needed to exercise its sanctioning powers despite ‘internal debates” on whether the regulator is being stringent enough.
A dip in collaboration and some cases of a lack of trust between oil firms should be a “wake up call” to the industry, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has claimed the UK’s goals for a crucial new climate change technology are “remarkably achievable”.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the UK’s 32nd offshore licensing round as the industry seeks to restore exploration activity.
The UK oil and gas industry is starting to get “very good” at decommissioning, the sector’s top regulator said yesterday.
A UK oil industry chief said yesterday that margins needed to be “much higher” for oilfield service companies if they are to carry on operating at current levels.
Oil & Gas UK today confirmed the line-up for the opening day of its annual conference, being held at Aberdeen’s Exhibition and Conference Centre from June 4-6.
Industry leaders are “often lacking” confidence to look beyond the current cycle in the North Sea, the regulator has warned.
More clarity is expected on North Sea decommissioning costs by the end of the month, according to the chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
2018 has been a busy and encouraging year with many positive developments; the OGA continues to have a high focus on asset stewardship and clear expectations of industry. Today the UKCS produces over 1.6 million barrels a day, production efficiency has increased for a fifth consecutive year and efficiency efforts are being sustained.
The North Sea oil and gas industry in 2018 gave investors a clear sign of the “massive value” it can still deliver.
The UK oil sector's regulator said Total's latest gas discovery west of Shetland is "great news" for Britain's energy security.
The regulator for North Sea industry said it expects more "high value projects" to be sanctioned this year, prolonging production for years to come.