A trio of projects have won a share of a £1 million pound prize in order to advance platform electrification in the North Sea.
North Sea Transition Deal
Production has kicked off at a major project designed to extend the life of one of the North Sea’s largest producing fields.
UK industry will spend £16.6 billion on decommissioning over the next decade as activity rebounds in the wake of the pandemic, according to Oil & Gas UK (OGUK).
As the host of the landmark COP26 summit, the UK has an important role to play as a world leader in tackling climate change. Our energy industry is no exception.
Shell executives stressed the role of projects like Cambo in the UK energy mix, as the project partners await a decision on the controversial project.
The oil and gas industry has been challenged to rekindle its “pioneering spirit” in order to quicken the pace of the energy transition.
UK offshore oil and gas emissions fell by 10% last year, compared to 2018, as Covid-19 sparked lower levels of activity.
The UK government has published its long-awaited Net Zero Strategy, with new support to help decarbonise offshore assets and updated plans for ensuring oil and gas licences meet climate goals.
The UK’s energy minister has visited Europe’s oil and gas capital for the first time since he took up the role last month.
The UK’s energy minister has moved to reassure the North Sea sector after Shell’s Jackdaw was dealt a significant blow.
The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry could come to an end within a decade on the current reserves/production trajectory, according to data recently published by regulator, the Oil and gas Authority.
Everybody loves a big-budget, blockbuster sequel. Half a century after the original and long-running oil boom adventure, the North Sea is poised to repeat and surpass that success with an even bigger net-zero carbon and renewable follow-up: the £16 billion North Sea Transition Deal.
Spend on projects in the UK North Sea is expected to top £20 billion over the next five years, a flagship study has revealed.
Nearly 35,000 UK jobs supported by the oil and gas industry have been lost in the last year as Covid and volatile prices struck, according to a landmark new report.
Details of further government support for decarbonising the North Sea oil and gas sector will be considered by the UK government ahead of its autumn spending review in November, the minister for energy and climate change has said on a visit to Aberdeen.
A fledgling company behind a £10-billion plan to decarbonise swathes of North Sea oil platforms using 200 of the largest floating wind turbines has revealed the identity of one of its partners.
Trade unions and climate campaigners have called for the creation of an “offshore training passport” to help workers move between the oil and gas and renewables sectors more easily.
Industry body OGUK will conduct one of the sector’s biggest workforce engagement campaigns as part of a wider effort to deliver a fair energy transition.
Sir Ian Wood has criticised governments for removing overseas trade support for oil and gas activities, saying it won’t reduce carbon emissions “one inch”.
A landmark International Energy Agency (IEA) roadmap says no new oil and gas fields should be developed – beyond those already sanctioned -- if the global energy sector is to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century.
The phrase “Energy Transition” is now a central theme in climate change terminology, but transition to what energy sources and over what time period?
This year, the government will host COP26, the UN’s global climate change conference, and share how we will reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Westminster is being urged to put an Aberdeenshire project at the heart of its plans to roll out carbon capture and storage (CCS).
UK oil and gas firms would have to fully electrify the west of Shetland and central North Sea basins to achieve government and industry’s green goals, an analyst has said.
A renowned petro-economist believes carbon pricing will be one of the “sticks” the UK Government uses to compel oil firms to invest in emissions-busting technologies.