Countryfile spoke with industry representatives and campaigners as it examined how the oil and gas sector – and the wider north east region – is responding to the UK’s energy transition.
The Huddersfield born Labour prime minister Harold Wilson famously coined the phrase “A week is a long time in politics”. Recent events in Westminster certainly bear that out.
The UK is a frontrunner in the global transition to cleaner energy – and the industry’s action on methane is the latest example
The North Sea Transition Deal is a ground-breaking deal between Government and industry to plan a path to net zero. The Deal celebrated its first birthday in March 2022, showcasing good progress and encouraging momentum. Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) continues to celebrate the Deal’s 18 month anniversary with the launch of Methane Action Plan (MAP) Guidelines last month –seeing the UK oil and gas industry take another step forward in its journey to net zero emissions. The Deal sets out a clear roadmap for accelerating green energy technologies, cutting emissions and, ultimately, delivering a net zero industry by 2050.