When Crown Estate Scotland announced the outcome of its application process for ScotWind Leasing in January, it marked the first Scottish offshore wind leasing round in over a decade. It also demonstrated one of many ways our industry is actively focused on reducing its carbon footprint.
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UK energy prices will be “vulnerable” to the impacts of Russia’s threatened invasion of Ukraine, trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has warned.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has appointed a new health, safety and environment (HSE) director from EnQuest, as incumbent Trevor Stapleton is soon to retire.
There are fears a windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas companies would deal a further blow to “investor confidence” in the UK North Sea.
Since September, gas and electricity wholesale prices have regularly hit the headlines and as we approach midwinter and forecasts of freezing weather, this trend shows no signs of fading away.
People are being encouraged to “spare a thought” for the thousands of offshore workers spending the holidays away from their families in order to keep the UK running.
North Sea oil and gas workers have been urged to get vaccinated against Covid as cases of the omicron variant surge in the UK.
The North Sea has gone without a major oil and gas release for the first time since industry trade association records began more than 25 years ago.
Believe it or not the UK’s oil and gas industry is the nation’s best bet for building a green and low-carbon future – and that includes opening new oil fields like Cambo, says Katy Heidenreich, operations director at Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) which represents the UK offshore industry.
Oil and gas industry body OGUK says Shell’s decision to pull out of the west of Shetland Cambo project – threatening 1,000 jobs – “doesn’t change the facts” around energy supply.
A senior figure at Lloyds Banking set out the challengers for financiers of backing oil and gas during an industry event in Aberdeen on Thursday.
The co-leader of the Scottish Green party has been forced to backtrack after criticising a political opponent for meeting with Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).
The chief executive of CessCon Decom has warned that a potential “bottleneck” could emerge for onshore dismantling over the coming years as North Sea decommissioning ramps up.
The managing director of CNR International UK has pointed to a controlled explosion at the Ninian Northern in Shetland, which raised safety concerns earlier this year, as a decommissioning “innovation”.
The chief executive of Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has hit back at what she described as a “simplified but really polarised debate” that the industry found itself at the heart of during the COP26 climate summit.
UK forked out more than £18bn on oil and gas imports in first six months of 2021, according to trading figures
The UK shelled out more than £18 billion on oil and gas imports in the first few months of the year, according to the government’s latest trading figures.
Energy chiefs discussed the main knock-ons for oil and gas of COP26 during a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) webinar yesterday.
Confusion reigned today over whether or not Scotland is signing up to a group dedicated to phasing out the supply of oil and gas.
The number of unplanned hydrocarbon releases on platforms in the UK North Sea fell by around a quarter last year.
Last month saw the UK Government unveil its Net Zero Strategy, the Treasury publish its Net Zero Review and the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy give its go-ahead for the UK’s first two carbon capture projects.
Some of the energy industry’s biggest names are calling on the UK Government to make Scotland part of its initial carbon capture and storage (CCS) plans.
The oil and gas industry has been challenged to rekindle its “pioneering spirit” in order to quicken the pace of the energy transition.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK is “reviewing” its North Sea fields to judge whether they could be used to stow emissions.
UK offshore oil and gas emissions fell by 10% last year, compared to 2018, as Covid-19 sparked lower levels of activity.
An EU-US pledge to slash global methane emissions has garnered support from 20 more nations ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.