The north-east has been dealt a significant boost after organisers of a huge oil and gas conference confirmed it is still on track to go ahead as planned later this year.
More than half of exhibition space for Offshore Europe, due to return to Aberdeen in 12 months’ time, has been sold, despite Covid-19.
The next phase has been announced of a world-first project to see autonomous robots working on offshore oil and gas installations.
The head of Bilfinger has said an industry labour shortage, which could materialise in “two or three years”, is among his main concerns for the oil and gas sector.
The North Sea is producing more commercial innovations than any other part of the world, according to a boss at Baker Hughes GE (BHGE).
More than 38,000 people visited Offshore Europe last week, an increase of 3,000 on the 2017 event.
The world’s most profitable company told Offshore Europe delegates last week that “everybody” will eventually be hit by a cyberattack.
School pupils raced salt-water-fuelled cars, operated drilling simulators, calculated their carbon footprints and donned “smart goggles” at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen today.
A fighter jet engineer told the offshore industry yesterday of the need to standardise its processes to improve costs and safety.
M&A activity in the North Sea has picked up again after a slow down in the wake of the oil price crash. Private equity has penetrated the market and provided the catalyst for multiple deals to be done.
Cities will be the key drivers of change in the transition to a low-carbon economy, Aberdeen’s Lord Provost said yesterday.
Industry leaders discussed the potential need for a “new brand” for decommissioning at Offshore Europe yesterday as it “implies you’re getting rid of rubbish”.
The energy transition is dominating debate at the Offshore Europe 2019 conference in Aberdeen this week.
Energy giant Total has said it sees “new potential for investments” in the North Sea off the back of exploration successes in the UK.
Serious investment in technology to store emissions underground is the ‘only option right now’ for the oil industry to cut its climate change impact.
There was an air of new beginnings at Offshore Europe yesterday as thousands of industry experts from around the world descended on the new P&J Live venue in Aberdeen.
The oil and gas industry has been warned by French energy giant Total that it must adapt or go the way of the dinosaurs
Climate activists staged a choreographed ‘die-in’ outside the Offshore Europe Conference in Aberdeen yesterday to “send a message” to big oil and gas majors.
The Offshore Europe conference chairman has said there is a “strong likelihood” that climate change protesters will target the biennial showcase in Aberdeen this week.
With global climate change protests, declarations of climate emergency and the media hype around Greta Thunberg, there is every likelihood of some sort of attempt by protestors to target Offshore Europe and hi-jack the headlines with their agenda.
SPE Offshore Europe is back in Aberdeen this week, with the biennial oil and gas exhibition and conference notching up its 23rd edition since it was launched for a nascent North Sea industry in 1973.
Since opening two-and-a-half years ago, the boss of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) believes it has come some way to “debunk” the concept the UK industry is reluctant to try new ideas.
Celebrated underdog Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards will discuss the value of persevering “even through the toughest of times” at an offshore industry event this week.
Given that you’re reading this on the eve of Offshore Europe, it seems like a fitting opportunity to discuss a key focus for Decom North Sea in 2019 (and beyond): internationalisation.
Fife will have a strong presence at next month’s SPE Offshore Europe conference in Aberdeen.