Located dozens of miles out to sea, it would stand to reason that oil and gas assets are unlikely targets for protestors – for the sake of convenience if nothing else.
"Looking ahead to 2023, it's pretty clear that what we are looking for is boredom”, says Addleshaw Goddard partner and co-head of oil and gas, Paul Jones, after the turbulence of the past 12 months.
International law firm Addleshaw Goddard has added a new partner to its corporate and energy team in Aberdeen.
Employment experts ‘strongly suspect’ North Sea strikes will persist following ‘significant increase’ in disputes
An “expectation gap” between workers and employers mean offshore strikes - a feature of the North Sea of late - are likely to linger for some time.
Bilfinger UK has told North Sea workers to cease their unofficial strikes or it will consider “dismissal proceedings”.
Workers involved in wildcat North Sea strikes run a ‘real risk’ of being disciplined, says employment expert
North Sea workers who have been unofficially downing tools this week are at “real risk” of disciplinary action, according to a leading employment expert.
Oilfield services companies have shown considerable resilience in the wake of the pandemic, but mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity will increasingly be guided by investors’ ESG appetite, Subsea Expo delegates heard.
A trio of high-profile losses is unlikely to stem “concerted attempts” by protestors to challenge the North Sea oil industry in court.
We frequently read and hear that we live in the age of disruption.
“I really believe we’re just in a 1-2 year window of this going from oil and gas to all energy”, David Currie, group CEO of Proserv, said, “the question for me is: Can Aberdeen come with it?”
Employers have been urged to encourage and educate their workforce to get vaccinated, but to stop short of mandating.
A mandatory vaccination policy being imposed by CNR International will likely prove difficult to enforce, according to leading employment experts.
One of the north-east oil and gas industry's top lawyers, Bruce McLeod, has become a partner in the Aberdeen office of legal firm Pinsent Masons.
The rising importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles of investment is the hot topic under the spotlight at the third annual Press and Journal Virtual Business Breakfast of 2021.
The up and coming stars of the renewables industry were recognised for their achievements last night at the virtual Young Professionals Green Energy Awards.
Law firm Burness Paull is targeting growth for its energy business after pulling off a “coup” with the appointment of Bob Ruddiman.
Sir Ian Wood has said he is confident the UK Government will not cave into pressure over continued oil and gas production in the North Sea.
There is still time to sign up for a prestigious online event shining a spotlight on green recovery and the energy transition.
It may be in transition but the North Sea energy industry is always going to need good lawyers – and one of their ranks is lined up to speak at a tantalising online event focused on topics surrounding the green recovery and net zero.
An Aberdeen oil boss has lost his bid for a $210million lawsuit, which alleged a lawyer conspiracy led to a raw deal that saw the collapse of his business and the value of his shares becoming “worthless”.
As one of the most unusual years in all of our lives draws towards a close, we have been asked to share a few reflections on the effects felt in the energy sector.
Greenpeace has been told that its activism in the North Sea crossed "the line” and “put lives at risk”, during the inaugural ETIDEX event from Energy Voice.
A project boss at Ocean Winds has said the UK Government's target of generating 40GW of electricity from offshore wind by 2030 is ambitious, but can "absolutely" be achieved.
Partners at law firm Burness Paull believe the strategy of maximising economic recovery from the North Sea can co-exist with UK net-zero ambitions.
Leading voices from the world of industry will get to grips with the energy transition’s biggest questions at a free online event in one week’s time.