Industry leaders reflected on a year spent “facing a common enemy” during the closing session of the Oil and Gas UK HSE conference.
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Industry leaders have warned that the pace of vaccine rollout in the North Sea could be moving too slowly to deal with a rising maintenance backlog, as a crucial shutdown period approaches.
BP has announced plans for what it described as the “UK’s largest” hydrogen project.
A former oil communications advisor has taken a “leap of faith” during the pandemic on a career in health and fitness.
The UK oil and gas sector has announced a move to address a “gap” in investor expectations for climate-related reporting.
Collaboration in the North Sea “has gone backwards” as companies squeeze suppliers in an effort to control costs.
Most oil firms would be “very wary” of trying to enforce a “no jab, no job” vaccine policy for its workforce, according to a top employment lawyer.
A rallying cry for improved digital collaboration was issued to North Sea oil and gas firms during the opening session of Energy Voice’s Virtual Tech Showcase.
A trade union boss says making Scots go into quarantine hotels when they return from overseas oil jobs is “utter madness”.
Scottish residents who travel abroad to work in the oil and gas sector will be required to quarantine upon their return.
Air Control Entech (ACE) has launched the “world’s first” lightweight optical gas imaging inspection system for use in the oil and gas industry.
A Greenpeace investigation has named the five worst firms for flaring and venting in the UK North Sea, emitting nearly 20million tonnes of CO2 equivalent between 2015-2019.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) is calling for North Sea workers to be able to receive a Covid vaccine “as a priority” after a spike in virus-related evacuations in recent weeks.
‘It’s unhelpful to cherry-pick technologies’ – industry bodies and research groups hit back at CCS critics
Industry bodies have rallied to defend carbon capture and storage (CCS) after a report claimed it wouldn’t be able to deliver the emissions reductions needed in the coming years.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has welcomed the new Brexit deal which has been passed into law at Westminster.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has brought on bosses at Schlumberger, Repsol Sinopec and Kellas Midstream to its board as it looks ahead to 2021.
One of the country's top microbiologists has said he would be “very surprised” if offshore oil and gas workers in the UK receive the Covid-19 vaccine before Easter.
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.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has restated the importance of Westminster following through on its promises of a “transformational” sector deal.
A new “Manifesto for Clean Growth” unites public, private and third sector partners in a shared mission to identify the economic opportunities a net-zero future offers the Scottish economy.
The chief executive of Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has said a rebrand is “absolutely” something the trade body should be considering.
The UK Government’s upcoming energy white paper should give “serious consideration” to a proposed £100m decommissioning loan fund, according to a petroleum economist.
Key questions on oil decommissioning and its impact on the marine environment could take “years to answer” according to a leading researcher.
The North Sea boss of EnQuest has said the firm is “very interested” in a joint-operator decommissioning approach, but “someone needs to take the lead”.
The total amount expected to be spent on decommissioning oil fields in the West of Shetland this decade has surged above £1billion.