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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK, an industry body representing oil and gas companies in the UK, has launched its Economic Report, in which, as expected, it reveals the sector has been particularly challenged by the drop in commodity prices due to production decline and the sharply rising cost base. However, the report also reveals that that […]

  • 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. […]

  • 12 June 2019

    The oil industry can help meet climate change ambitions, Oil & Gas UK said.

  • 7 March 2017

    LONDON (Reuters) – A recent surge in North Sea deals, driven by private equity money, will inspire other investors to spend more in the ageing basin where gross revenue has turned positive for the first time in five years, Britain’s oil lobby said. The UK North Sea oil and gas market has attracted deals worth […]

  • 6 May 2011

      In order for consumers to receive cheap energy from renewable sources, the offshore wind industry will have to work with the oil and gas sector. This is the opinion of Finlay Crossan, a partner in legal firm Bond Pearce, who told Renewableenergyfocus.com that both sectors have to co-operate if we are to make the […]

  • 18 November 2016

    Common Data Access (CDA), a subsidiary of Oil & Gas UK and provider of data management services for seismic and well information to the sector, will host an industry workshop to go through the results of the first Unstructured Data Challenge 2016. The Unstructured Data Challenge 2016 set by the CDA was organized with an aim […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oil and Gas UK Efficiency Task Force (ETF) in partnership with Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise are setting up an event in Aberdeen next month to explore the ways in which subsea supply chain companies can work together to improve the competitiveness of the UK Continental Shelf. The seminar will highlight and share methods of […]

  • 14 May 2014

    Statistics in the 2014 UK Offshore Workforce Demographics Report published by Oil & Gas UK yesterday reveal the total number of people travelling offshore has increased by 8.6 per cent compared to 2012, with offshore workers in the 24-29 age group recording the highest percentage growth at almost 14.7 per cent. There has also been a slight […]

  • 13 January 2015

    Seeing Brent crude oil falling below $50 a barrel, Oil & Gas UK, an industry body representing offshore oil and gas companies in the UK, has called for major tax cuts, saying that the industry cannot carry the burden of the current tax levels, at these oil prices.     Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marine Planning Consultants (MPC) has been awarded a contract by Oil and Gas UK and the Oil Spill Response Forum to examine the specific requirements for monitoring during a major oil spill event on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS). The project will, according to MPC, also assess capability within the industry and the wider […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Oil and Gas UK, an industry body representing offshore oil and gas companies in the UK, has revealed that exploration activity in the UK last year dropped to its lowest levels since 1965. Exploration activity deteriorated more than expected in 2014, with only 14 of the expected 25 wells actually drilled. The number of drilled wells […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The winners of the 2012 UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards, sponsored by Maersk Oil, were announced at a special lunchtime awards ceremony in Aberdeen on 18 April 2012. The showcase event, held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, saw over 400 attendees at the event ranging from workforce representatives, safety professionals and leading […]

  • 21 November 2016

    A steering group of offshore companies working together to explore opportunities to maximize remaining gas reserves in the Southern North Sea (SNS) has been appointed. According to UK’s Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), a mix of operators, duty holders, service businesses and supply chain organisations will form the SNS Special Interest Group (SIG) after a flood […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The general secretary of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), Grahame Smith, will give the keynote address at this year’s UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. He will address a gathering of hundreds of the oil and gas industry’s most enthusiastic champions for offshore safety at a ceremony on 24 April, where he will […]

  • 31 July 2008

    Industry association Oil and Gas UK is holding its next industry seminar in early September to discuss the European gas market. The late summer breakfast seminar will examine how the gas market in Britain is evolving amid changes in the sources of supply and operating circumstances. “With indigenous production declining, the UK and the rest […]

  • 3 December 2014

    Today’s announcement from the Chancellor George Osborne, that the ‘vital’ UK offshore oil and gas industry is to see an immediate reduction of two percentage points in its tax rate, has been lauded by the industry association  Oil & Gas UK as “an important first step towards improving the fiscal competitiveness of the UK North […]

  • 4 September 2008

    Delegates to a business breakfast hosted by Oil and Gas UK will be given an insight to the future for the European gas market next week. Gas industry analyst Patrick Heren will examine prospects for future supplies for the UK and the rest of Europe as North Sea sources are depleted and look at factors […]

  • 10 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, and Magma Global Ltd. have signed a collaboration and exclusive material supply agreement that will enable the two companies jointly to address the increasingly harsh and aggressive environments that deeper subsea oil and gas extraction is demanding, where existing […]

  • 30 September 2011

      Europe is in pre-eminent position in the offshore wind sector, and the UK, with 487 turbines installed (1,534MW of capacity); a further 2 GW in construction; and 42.1GW tabled for future development, is at the top of that European league. With the operation and maintenance business opportunities available throughout a typical 266-year wind farm […]

  • 5 September 2008

    Delegates to a business breakfast hosted by Oil and Gas UK will be given an insight to the future for the European gas market next week. Gas industry analyst Patrick Heren will examine prospects for future supplies for the UK and the rest of Europe as North Sea sources are depleted and look at factors […]