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  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bookings have now opened for the annual Offshore Decommissioning Conference, jointly organised by Decom North Sea and Oil & Gas UK. Sponsored by EY and entitled ‘Delivering the Future Together’, the conference will reflect DNS’ key strategic themes of Collaboration and Innovation, with a focus upon bringing the decommissioning sector together to ensure future projects […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Mick Borwell is to take over responsibility for Health, Safety, Security and Employment (HSSE) policy at Oil & Gas UK towards the end of the month in addition to his role as Environment Director, when the current HSSE Director Robert Paterson retires. Borwell will assume his expanded role at the trade association from September 19, 2015. […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Decommissioning North Sea oil and gas facilities is projected to cost £40.6 billion over the next 25 years in the North Sea. When the time is right, oil companies will seek to decommission as efficiently and cost effectively as possible while ensuring they meet their safety and environmental obligations. The issue will take centre stage […]

  • 25 November 2015

    UK Oil & Gas, a representative body for the offshore industry, has captured environmental performance of the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry in a report according to which the industry seems to be cleaning up its act.  Namely, overall trends of emissions, discharges and accidental releases by the UK oil and gas industry continue […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Research & Development

    Oil & Gas UK  published a suite of documents which highlight the need for the industry to prepare for forthcoming decommissioning projects and increase the efficiency of related processes. The publications feature information gathered on the scale of decommissioning activity to come on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), experiences of and lessons from pipeline decommissioning […]

  • 19 November 2014

    Oil & Gas UK has published today (November 19) a report on the environmental performance of the UK offshore industry.   Oil & Gas UK says that emissions to the atmosphere, discharges to the sea, waste disposal and accidental oil and chemical releases are examined in the Environment Report 2014 which studied data from the […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has, on October 2, published a suite of documents which highlight the need for the industry to prepare for forthcoming decommissioning projects and increase the efficiency of related processes. The publications feature information gathered on the scale of decommissioning activity to come on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), experiences of and […]

  • 11 August 2016

    The representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, Oil & Gas UK, has launched a new publication that is, according to the organization, promoting improvements in major accident hazard management operational efficiency on offshore oil and gas installations. Oil & Gas UK said that the publication, titled “Maintenance Optimisation Reviews: Sharing Experience and Learning”, […]

  • 9 January 2017

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative organization for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has published new guidelines for the growing use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – offshore. Oil & Gas UK said last Friday that the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines were developed […]

  • 16 March 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s oil and gas industry, has responded to the AAIB’s report into the Sumburgh offshore helicopter accident from 2013 by supporting the move to enhance the safety of offshore helicopter flights. To remind, in August 2013, an AS332 L2 Super Puma helicopter with sixteen passengers and two crew on […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Decom North Sea (DNS), the offshore oil and gas decommissioning forum, held its Annual General Meeting last night in St Andrews, Scotland, with four new directors elected and two directors re-elected from across all sectors of the decommissioning industry. Attendees were appraised of Decom North Sea activity over the past year and given an update […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

      Oil & Gas UK and Decom North Sea, co-organisers of the Offshore Decommissioning Conference, have confirmed that Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism will deliver the keynote address at this year’s event, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP. The conference will take place at the Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews from 1 […]

  • 1 August 2016

    Oil & Gas UK’ Health & Safety Report has indicated that personal safety performance across oil and gas operations on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) continued to improve in 2015. Oil & Gas UK, a body representing the oil and gas players in the UK, stated in the report published on Monday, August 1 that there […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bookings have officially opened for the annual Offshore Decommissioning Conference organised by Decom North Sea in partnership with Oil & Gas UK. This year’s event, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP, will be held at the Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews, on 2-3 October. With annual expenditure for North Sea decommissioning projects forecast to top £1billion […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Decom North Sea (DNS), the offshore oil & gas decommissioning forum, held its annual general meeting Tuesday in St Andrews, with 4 new directors elected and 4 directors re-elected from across all sectors of the decommissioning industry. The meeting heard that the supply chain body now has 225 fee paying members. Attendees were also given […]

  • 29 November 2016

    UK’s oil and gas industry offshore discharges to sea grew „slightly,“ in 2015, but overall, the discharges to sea and emissions to the air have been on a downward trend for the last 15 years, a report by Oil & Gas UK, the industry’s trade body has revealed. The reason for the rise in pollution […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Oil & Gas UK and Decom North Sea, co-organisers of the Offshore Decommissioning Conference, have confirmed that Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism will deliver the keynote address at this year’s event, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP. The conference will take place at the Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews from 1 to […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Decommissioning North Sea oil and gas facilities is projected to cost £40.6 billion ($66.3 billion) over the next 25 years in the North Sea, Oil & Gas UK says. According to Oil & Gas UK when the time is right, oil companies will seek to decommission as efficiently and cost effectively as possible while ensuring […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the fatal helicopter crash in Norway almost two weeks ago, and a ban on all Airbus EC225 Super Puma helicopter flights, Norwegian and UK authorities have extended the no flight ban on another type of helicopter. According to Oil and Gas UK, the UK and Norwegian Civil Aviation Authorities have agreed to extend the scope […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Decom North Sea (DNS), the offshore oil & gas decommissioning forum, held its annual general meeting last night in St Andrews, with 4 new directors elected and 4 directors re-elected from across all sectors of the decommissioning industry. The meeting heard that the supply chain body now has 225 fee paying members. Attendees were also […]

  • 6 May 2016

    The Offshore Safety Awards, organized by Step Change in Safety and Oil & Gas UK, have been postponed due to the fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway a week ago. Oil & Gas UK, representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, announced on Thursday that the decision was made by the […]

  • 23 August 2017

    Oil & Gas UK, in association with Step Change in Safety and Maersk Oil, has handed out awards in six categories during the Offshore Safety Awards held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre to people and companies excelling in North Sea safety. During the event which took place on Wednesday, August 23, attendees heard […]