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Opito

Opinion

Offshore wind: The North Sea sequel

Everybody loves a big-budget, blockbuster sequel. Half a century after the original and long-running oil boom adventure, the North Sea is poised to repeat and surpass that success with an even bigger net-zero carbon and renewable follow-up: the £16 billion North Sea Transition Deal.

Promoted

Shaping the future of the energy mix

We live in a rapidly-evolving world. The energy we need for our day-to-day lives – from switching on the kettle in the morning and powering up a laptop, to driving to the shops or picking up the kids from school – is growing exponentially and our energy system is transforming to meet this demand in a sustainable way.

Promoted

Talent gets a platform

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.

North Sea

Top apprentice enjoys life working offshore

For the vast majority of the UK’s workforce, the commute to the office typically involves driving a car, catching a bus or train, hopping on a bike or walking. But not for the thousands of oil and gas workers that travel to installations miles offshore every day – including 20-year-old apprentice Scott Milligan.

Opinion

Developing an all-energy workforce for a net zero future

The transition to a lower carbon economy, including commitments by the UK and Scottish Governments to achieve net zero by 2050 and 2045 respectively, coupled with increased urgency around climate action plans leading to COP26 in November, have sent a clear message.

Coronavirus

Coping with Covid and training for the future

Three of the north-east’s top oil and gas industry training providers share their insights on the challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic and energy transition with emeritus editor Jeremy Cresswell.

Renewables/Energy Transition

Renewables group is powering ahead

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (Areg) has grown its membership over the past 12 months, with sign-ups coming from leading companies within the renewables sector, renowned industry bodies and energy companies who are placing an increased focus on clean energy.

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The changing face of a modern apprentice

Our industry is facing a tremendous challenge as we tackle the energy transition, and developing a workforce that is multi-skilled, flexible and technology-enabled is critical.

Opinion

Opito sees a world of difference

The white heat of digital technology has greatly intensified during 2019. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is massively disrupting and transforming our industry and society all around us.