Pinsent Masons

Opinion

Opinion: 2018 promises to be another roller coaster

03/01/2018

The last 12 months has seen something of a ‘changing of the guard’ in the North Sea as some of the major operators loosened control while other sharpened their focus on core areas for investment which resulted in a wave of mergers and acquisitions bringing on board new entrants to the UKCS.

OTC

Opinion: Time to bang drum for UK oil industry

01/05/2017

A substantial number from Aberdeen’s oil and gas community are this week on the other side of the Atlantic as OTC kicks off in Houston and never has there been a more important time for those involved in the energy sector to be banging the drum for the UK oil and gas industry.

Opinion

Bob Ruddiman: New energy secretary has “impossibly wide remit”

12/08/2016

His new title – secretary of state for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – is “challenging” but Greg Clark, the new "energy secretary" to all intents and purposes, arrived in Aberdeen this week for his first "meet and greet" with industry and civic leaders.