Gallery: Best of ONS 2016. Did you make the cut?


This year's ONS created a record amount of headlines for Energy Voice. Shell and BP squared-off in renewables, the Norwegian Prime Minister had some stern words for the industry and Statoil achieved a North first, which prompted its CEO to put his hand over his heart and exclaim "My God".


Video: Huge ship slated for Brent Delta topside lift sails away from Rotterdam


The huge crane ship booked to lift the Brent Delta topside away in one piece left Rotterdam at the weekend ahead of offshore trials. Allsea’s twin-hulled Pioneering Spirit had been moored in Rotterdam since January 2015 for installation, commissioning and testing of the topsides lift system. If the southern North Sea trials go to plan, the vessel’s first job will be to remove the 13,500 tonne Yme mobile offshore production unit off Norway for Repsol.