The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has hailed the grit and resilience of the thousands of people working for the critical sector as it opened nominations for its annual awards today.
A revamped leading legal conference for the offshore oil and gas community has attracted over 1,000 registrations for a week of webinars which will consider the issues facing the sector.
More than 200 people joined OGUK’s Industry Insights webinar for young professionals today (Thursday, September 17) to hear how the sector is working to advance new technologies on the route to net zero.
The UK's energy minister has said the oil and gas industry will “need to change” to help the country meet its net-zero emissions target by 2050.
More than US$500bn worth of project opportunities will be presented by key major project decision makers from around the globe at the Virtual Energy Exports Conference on Monday 28 September to Thursday 1 October (vEEC Week).
Recovery - a topical word and resonating with people around the world as they deal with the fallout from the pandemic and chart a hopeful path to the future. Times are uncertain but as OGUK’s director of supply chain and operations, I believe an integrated, more collaborative approach is key to restoring the health of the UK oil and gas industry.
The UK Government revealed today that it would launch a review of the offshore oil and gas licensing regime as part of its efforts to achieve net-zero.
UK Government environmental standards among ‘highest in the world’ after accusations it neglected North Sea methane leak
The UK Government has said its environmental standards are “among the highest in the world” after allegations it has neglected a methane leak for 20 years.
The drive to ensure the UK oil and gas sector is taking collective action to stimulate its own recovery will be thrown into focus in an industry webinar next week.
Making asymptomatic testing available for all offshore workers could be critical in ensuring the industry can meet increased energy demands during the winter months, according to safety bosses.
An offshore safety boss has blamed a local outbreak in Aberdeen for a rise in the number of North Sea workers that have come into contact with people showing symptoms of Covid-19.
The first half of 2020 has brought a very real and tangible meaning to some of the newest industry buzz words; “unprecedented”, “disruptive”, “challenging”.
A new forum dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses navigate the downturn has been launched by OGUK as it continues to help the sector stimulate a recovery.
Safety leaders have voiced concerns that a backlog of maintenance work may have built up offshore during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Fast-tracked North Sea decommissioning projects should be used as a “skills bridge” to get hundreds of oil workers over the current job-cuts crisis and into green energy roles, a new report said.
A leading industry body has revealed suspected Covid-19 cases offshore have continued to fall due to “effective industry-wide measures”.
One of the offshore oil and gas industry’s most significant business development events is going digital in July when OGUK launches the first of its series of Share Fair Spotlight webinars featuring the forward work plans of Spirit Energy next week.
The UK’s offshore oil and gas sector today made an ambitious pledged to wipe out half of its emissions over the next decade.
With the right leadership, the new working norms created by the Covid-19 lockdown can help advance the “inclusion agenda”, oil industry chiefs said today.
Passengers arriving in the U.K. will be forced into quarantine for two weeks and face fines of 1,000 pounds ($1,217) if they break the rules, under measures set to be announced on Friday.
Representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has repeated its call for sector support and said its role in the push to meet net zero emissions is "not a given".
Do we play as a team or individuals? How should we take on the challenge of the unpredictable turbulence of today’s business environment? Our industry faces a triple whammy of pressures from operational disruption due to Covid-19, massive reductions in demand for our product and a globally oversupplied market.
An Aberdeen MSP has written to a clutch of North Sea firms calling on them to reconsider their decision to terminate hundreds of staff rather than use a UK Government-backed furlough scheme.
Many firms ‘torn’ between protecting business and supporting staff with furlough scheme, OGUK boss says
Many North Sea oil and gas firms are currently “torn” between protecting the long-term sustainability of their business and supporting those staff whose jobs were connected to now delayed or cancelled projects, according to an Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) boss.
The descent of US crude prices into negative territory is a “body blow” to a creaking oil and gas sector, an industry leader has said.