Former Conservative prime minister Harold Macmillan’s "middle way" and New Labour’s "third way" describe an approach that seeks to occupy the "radical centre" between two extremes.
This year has been incredibly tough for everyone. Covid-19 has created enormous uncertainties in every aspect of our lives that will reverberate for years. And my strong suspicion is that our society and our industry cannot go through upheavals of this nature, and simply return to life as it was before.
Industry chiefs welcomed the North Sea Transition Deal last night and vowed to work with government to deliver a “homegrown” leap to net zero.
Cnooc is aiming to clear some of its project backlog after booking Prosafe's Safe Boreas accommodation vessel for the Buzzard field.
OGUK report underlines need for ‘vital support’, says 30,000 job losses remains ‘reasonable estimate’
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has warned that the UK’s energy transition is at risk of stalling unless the industry receives “vital support” from government.
As key contributors to OGUK’s events programme, Lois Wilkinson and Isabella Busch help organise a host of events including the representative body’s annual awards, where members of the next generation achieved industry recognition.
An oil and gas banking expert said today that capital is still available to the sector, but with green tinge.
The UK energy minister said the government is endeavouring to strike a “careful balance” between achieving net zero while preserving North Sea oil sector skills and security of supply.
Confusion reigned today over changes to Holyrood’s Covid-19 hotel quarantine rules for Scots returning from overseas oil jobs.
Representative body OGUK has announced that tickets are now live for its first-ever wholly digital Health, Safety & Environment Conference.
Oilfield service (OFS) companies must decide now whether they are going to stick with hydrocarbons or pivot to low-carbon, a new report said.
BP is reducing the number of workers on one of its North Sea platforms after an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases recorded on board.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has announced the appointment of a new co-chairman, as the industry’s focus on recovery and transition intensifies.
As the UK prepares to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November, we’re doing all we can to help others understand and see our industry’s crucial contribution towards delivering a net-zero economy.
In his latest column, former UK Energy Minister Brian Wilson questions the Scottish Government's withdrawal of support for oil service exporters.
US oilfield equipment and service firm Weatherford dealt another painful blow to the Aberdeen oil industry yesterday by confirming plans to shut down its manufacturing facilities in the city.
In January 2021, OGUK and Deloitte will launch the latest edition of the UKCS upstream supply chain collaboration review and index. The index is developed from supply chain and operator company feedback and provides an understanding of how effectively industry is working together in what continues to be challenging times for us all.
Industry body OGUK has announced today that its Diversity & Inclusion Task Group will deliver a free online event on January 18 exploring mental health.
Industry body Oil and Gas UK is appointing two directors to lead its newly created external relations and communications directorates.
There are numerous moments in history we can point to that have shaped the world we live in today; whether through their influence on science and technology, culture and sport, politics, or society and human rights.
In the coverage of Chrysaor’s reverse takeover of Premier Oil, the chief executive of a Tanzania-focused E&P firm with no skin in the game of that deal might not have expected to get a mention.
With the confirmation of President-Elect Biden now certain, three credible vaccines against the coronavirus pandemic entering final stages of approval, and governments around the world seeking to spur a green economic recovery, we bring 2020 to a close with a great deal more certainty and hope for 2021 than we might have thought possible only a few months, if not weeks, ago.
A trade union boss has warned predictions that 8,000 jobs have been lost in the oil and gas sector due to the latest downturn are likely to be very conservative.
Reflecting on Oil and Gas UK’s prediction that North Sea projects could take up to three years to return, the industry body’s chief executive, Deirdre Michie, said, “we have to start the year more positively than that.”
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has restated the importance of Westminster following through on its promises of a “transformational” sector deal.