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  • 17 June 2015

    Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, Deirdre Michie, warned today, June 17, 2015, that the UK offshore oil and gas industry must become sustainable ‘in a world of $60 oil’. The rallying call was made before an audience of over 500 people in Aberdeen at the opening of the trade association’s annual conference, sponsored by […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Oil & Gas UK, a trade association for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has announced the appointment of Deirdre Michie as the organisation’s new Chief Executive, following a search led by The Curzon Partnership. Deirdre Michie will take up her position from May 1, 2015, replacing the current Chief Executive […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cameron has officially opened its new services facility in Gateway Business Park, Aberdeen. Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie Thursday formally opened the new Aberdeen base for Cameron Flow Control Technology (UK) Ltd. Accompanied by Cameron’s Regional Vice President, Global Vice-President for Services, Regional Manager and Business Development Director, Michie toured the new […]

  • 4 May 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has informed that on Friday, May 1, 2015, Deirdre Michie has taken up the position of chief executive at Oil & Gas UK, replacing Malcolm Webb who, following a brief handover period, formally retires on May 31, 2015.  Appointed by the Board of Oil & Gas UK in February this year, Deirdre will […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Research & Development

    Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie formally opened new Aberdeen base for Cameron Flow Control Technology (UK) Ltd. Accompanied by Cameron’s Regional Vice President, Global Vice-President for Services, Regional Manager and Business Development Director, Deirdre toured the new facility, which will increase Cameron’s capacity for repairs and rental services, customer storage and inventory management […]

  • 4 January 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, a body representing the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has informed that oil and gas production on the UKCS has seen a rise of more than seven percent in 2015 when compared to 2014.  Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive Deirdre Michie welcomed confirmation of the first rise in oil […]

  • 27 September 2016

    Around 120,000 jobs have been lost in the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector since 2014, according to Oil & Gas UK’s report which also highlighted the need to boost a record low exploration on the UK continental shelf.  Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, published its […]

  • 23 February 2016

    Oil & Gas UK’s 2016 Activity Survey, published on Tuesday, has revealed that while the industry’s drive to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs and increase production has had marked success, exploration remains at an all-time low with no sign of improving. According to Oil & Gas UK, most concerning is the collapse of investment in […]

  • 3 May 2016

    Following a thorough business review, Oil & Gas UK, a representative organization for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, on Tuesday, May 3, announced its new organisational structure that includes the reduction of a number of its teams.  According to the organization, the revised business model is designed to make sure the trade association is […]

  • 14 June 2016

    Representatives from the UK’s oil and gas industry and government delegates will be attending this year’s edition of the Oil and Gas Industry Conference for a briefing on the transition underway to secure the future of the UK oil and gas sector faced with a downturn that has claimed thousands of jobs. Examples of action taken to make […]

  • 10 July 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has today, July 10, 2015, launched the nominations for its ninth annual awards evening. The Oil & Gas UK Awards 2015, sponsored by Shell U.K., will take place at Aberdeen’s Exhibition and Conference Centre on Thursday November 5, while the nominations close on August 14, 2015. Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, […]

  • 19 November 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed the formal launch of a consultation on a Strategy to Maximise the Economic Recovery of the North Sea (MER UK) which defines how the new Oil and Gas Authority will work with industry and across Government to deliver maximum value from Britain’s offshore oil and gas resource. It also welcomed […]

  • 28 January 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, the representative body for the UK’s oil and gas industry, applauded the government’s decision to back up Aberdeen, the nation’s oil and gas capital, with a £250 million ($358M) funding package which will benefit the oil and gas sector. Deirdre Michie, chief executive of Oil & Gas UK, commented: “We very much welcome Prime […]

  • 6 June 2017

    Lessons learned from efficiency changes made to adapt to lower oil prices must be a basis for UK’s oil and gas future that could be delivered by Vision 2035, said Oil & Gas UK CEO Deirdre Michie. Michie said during an opening session of the Oil and Gas Industry Conference on Tuesday that the focus must remain on […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Equipment

    The UK oil and gas sector is expected see between 12 and 16 oil and gas developments get the go-ahead this year – unlocking investment of around £5 billion, (almost 7 billion U.S. dollars).

  • 25 August 2015

    Oil & Gas UK, the representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has announced today (August 25) a number of appointments of member company representatives to its Board with immediate effect. According to the organisation, Alan Corbett, managing director at Bristow Helicopters, will represent the aviation sector on the Board, replacing Richard […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK offshore oil and gas industry trade bodies Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) and Decom North Sea (DNS) are to work more closely together to deliver a more efficient and effective decommissioning agenda for the North Sea. More joined-up working, but with each body retaining its independence, geographical representation, brand and governance, was announced yesterday (November 18) […]

  • 19 January 2018

    CHC Helicopters has held a ground-breaking ceremony of a $6 million redevelopment project of its Aberdeen facilities.

  • 14 July 2016

    Following an overwhelming support for strike action by Wood Group’s offshore workers on Wednesday, Oil & Gas UK has said it was ‘extremely disappointed’.  A ballot of Wood Group employees working across Shell operated North Sea assets coordinated between two unions, RMT and Unite, returned with a massive majority supporting industrial action. According to a joint statement […]

  • 3 August 2015

    A month ahead of the publication of Oil & Gas UK’s Economic Report 2015, Deirdre Michie, chief executive, Oil & Gas UK, comments on a basin in the midst of reform: “Recent provisional figures from the Department for Energy (DECC) suggest that oil and gas production from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) over the first […]

  • 10 June 2016

    Jobs supported by the United Kingdom’s offshore oil and gas industry will have fallen by the end of 2016 by an estimated 120,000 since their peak in 2014, under the severe strain of continued low oil prices. The 120.000 figure was revealed on Friday by Oil & Gas UK, an industry body representing the oil […]

  • 4 July 2018

    Following ConocoPhillips’ sale of Claire field stake to BP, another U.S. based oil major is looking to divest UK North Sea assets.