Global energy demand has been rising inexorably for well over 30 years – from around 8 billion tonnes of oil equivalent in the early 1990s to nearly 14 billion tonnes of oil equivalent today. The rate of increase was 2-3% per annum until 2000 but accelerated to nearer 5% per annum since then as large populations in China and India got wealthier.
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A new joint project in the north-east of Scotland is looking to unlock a "treasure trove" of big data in the North Sea oil and gas sector.
A new monitoring system, dubbed the "smoke alarm for the sea", could detect oil and gas leaks within North Sea wells.
The industry is still just “scratching the surface” of what can be achieved through greater access to data.
"Stranded pools" off Shetland could yield £10 billion in additional revenue, according to a senior subsea engineer.
A former North Sea oil worker has unveiled a new soul-saving survival suit prototype designed to give offshore accident victims an increased chance of survival.
Scotland’s top oil and gas research and development organisations are to travel to China next month as part of a knowledge share designed to fortify ties and increase business.
A University of Aberdeen graduate who has turned his PhD into a business idea has been awarded a prestigious Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Finalists in a prestigious annual awards scheme celebrating the oil and gas industry have been unveiled.