With a UK election looming, how important is the wider sustainability and net zero agenda to the UK electorate?
Paul de Leeuw
More sociable hours for offshore workers may mean a different rewards structure compared to the oil and gas industry.
MSPs were given the example of an electrical technician in oil and gas earning around £20,000 more compared to the same role in offshore wind.
According to the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization, July 2023 was the hottest month on record, affecting millions of people around the world, writes Paul de Leeuw.
A new report from Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University has warned that up to 95,00 offshore energy jobs in the UK could be at risk if investment does not “increase significantly”.
A Westwood event in Aberdeen heard that the justification for new North Sea licences against a backdrop of energy transition is “very simple”.
While a ‘price floor’ in the North Sea windfall tax has been welcomed, north-east energy experts questioned whether it's enough to spur new investment.
With great aspiration comes great expectation – the UAE’s opportunity to become a global green powerhouse
The current supply crunch and record-high energy prices, combined with the rapid social, economic and environmental changes are fundamentally reshaping the global political, economic, and societal landscape in which the sector operates.
Record-breaking commodity prices resulting in sky-high gas and electricity prices have prompted calls for fundamental market reform. The European Union (EU) announced in September 2022 that it is looking to impose historic interventions in the energy market to rein in soaring commodity prices, including considering a levy on excess profits and potential gas price caps.
Energy group Centrica said it will donate 10% of the profits made by its British Gas retail arm to vulnerable customers, though only a fraction of bill payers are likely to benefit.
The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund; the envy of governments the world over.
Like much of his tenure as Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s relationship with the energy sector has been somewhat rocky.
A new report from Robert Gordon University (RGU) suggests £17 billion of investment could secure the north-east’s position as a leading global energy hub, but a lack of ambition may lead to significant job losses.
Efforts to drive green job creation in the UK have “stepped up a gear” after a dedicated taskforce held its inaugural meeting.
Only six months ago, the spotlight of the world was firmly on COP26 in Glasgow as the defining moment for the world to keep ‘1.5 alive’. For a brief period, the world was united around a common goal to protect the planet from the worst impact of climate change.
The UK Government has announced plans for regulatory “accelerators" which it claimed could shave "years off” development time for new oil and gas projects in the North Sea.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has made a rebrand to the North Sea Transition Authority - here's the industry reaction to the move.
Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) has said it has launched what is expected to be its "most significant" survey yet for the offshore energy sector.
Professor Paul de Leeuw examines the arguments for the renewables agenda and further North Sea production as gas price pressure mounts.
Don’t fritter away Scotland’s ScotWind millions, argues former energy minister Brian Wilson, on the £700m coming to the country's coffers.
With COP26 now in the rear-view mirror, Energy Voice has assembled a panel of experts to give their verdicts on whether the summit really was a climate change turning point.
An industry veteran says it's a “worry” to see people toasting Shell’s decision not to progress a controversial North Sea project.
Energy chiefs discussed the main knock-ons for oil and gas of COP26 during a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) webinar yesterday.
Industry leaders have insisted that oil and gas firms have a “valuable role” to play in fighting climate change, despite being largely absent from the COP26 summit.
Record high gas prices could be a permanent fixture in the coming months until supply is able to catch up with global demand, experts have warned.