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  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed the announcement by the Energy Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP, of Government support for Sir Ian Wood’s UKCS Maximising Economic Recovery (MER UK) Review. Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “The offshore oil and gas industry welcomes the reaffirmation of Government support for the […]

  • 24 February 2014

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed Sir Ian Wood’s final report, published today , setting out his recommendations and strategies for maximising the economic recovery of the country’s remaining oil and gas resource. Commissioned by DECC last year to conduct an independently led review of oil and gas activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) […]

  • 12 April 2010

    Britain’s offshore oil industry has to shift its focus from the North Sea so it can be seen as a global business, according to one of its major figures. Sir Ian Wood, chairman of Wood Group, said the industry in Aberdeen was already thinking internationally. However, he said the approach in the rest of Britain […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Wood Group announced today a number of Board changes that will become effective 1 November 2012. * Chairman, Sir Ian Wood, will retire as Chairman and from the Board. Sir Ian has been Chairman since 1982 and was CEO from 1967 to 2006 * CEO, Allister Langlands, will become Chairman. Allister has been with Wood […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Sir Ian Wood, recently retried Chair of the Wood Group, a multi-national engineering services company focused on the energy sector, has published his interim report revealing the economic and energy security opportunities still available from the UK’s offshore oil and gas resources.  The “UKCS Maximising Recovery Review”, the first of its kind in more than […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dana Petroleum has welcomed the publication of the final report by Sir Ian Wood on maximising recovery in the UKCS. The report UKCS Maximising Recovery Review was commissioned by the UK Government in June last year. Graham Scotton, Dana’s acting Chief Executive said: “Dana welcomes the publication of Sir Ian’s final report and the broad […]

  • 10 July 2014

    During the last week’s EEEGR 2014 Conference, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund – Sir Ian Wood told delegates that good leadership would see the Southern North Sea (SNS) gas industry revitalised. He said that when he first began his national report for government on maximising the assets of the North Sea […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas bosses have welcomed news of a new independent regulator for the sector, which is to be based in Aberdeen. During an industry conference, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, said the city would be the home for the new organisation, to be called the Oil and Gas Authority and that the […]

  • 10 June 2013

    The economic benefits of offshore oil and gas production, for energy security, jobs, tax revenue and growth are set to be maximised, as the UK Government announced the start of an independently-led review today. The UK’s oil and gas industry is of vital national economic importance, supporting 440,000 jobs, and stimulating business, innovation and skills. […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has informed that Andy Samuel, currently Managing Director of BG Group’s Exploration and Production in Europe, has been appointed as the chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). According to DECC, the government is also asking industry and others for their views on how best to […]

  • 1 September 2014

    Offshore exploration activity on the UK Continental Shelf is slated for growth, Douglas Westwood writes in its DW Monday report titled: “A Boost for UK Offshore Drilling?” From a peak of 396 in 1996, numbers of wells drilled offshore UK fell to 164 in 2013, a low not seen since 1979, the DW report reads. Development wells were down […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Chief Secretary to the Treasury the Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP has opened the second day of Oil & Gas UK’s first Annual Conference in Aberdeen today ahead of a strong line-up of national and international speakers, including Sir Ian Wood. Alexander outlined the UK Government’s vision of the future of the oil and gas […]

  • 7 July 2014

    DECC today published its annual updated estimates which show UK oil and gas reserves and resources are in the range of 11.1 to 21.0 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe). DECC says that these figures show there is still a lot of potential remaining in domestic energy reserves. They also further underline the importance of […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The winners of the 2012 Oil & Gas UK Awards, sponsored by Shell U.K. Limited, have been announced. All five were presented with their awards at a ceremony at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 8 November, where over 600 people from across the oil and gas industry had gathered to celebrate the winners’ […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed yesterday’s announcement (October 23) of a new discovery in the UK Central North Sea (CNS) by GDF SUEZ E&P Ltd and BP. Oil & Gas UK says it is a great example of two companies coming together and collaborating to better understand the exploration opportunities that remain within this vital […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wood Group,  the international energy services company, announces that Mary Shafer-Malicki will join Wood Group as a non-executive director on 1 June 2012 and will also join the Board’s Nomination and Audit Committees. Mary worked for Amoco and BP for 17 years, latterly a Senior Vice President and CEO for BP Angola, with previous appointments […]

  • 25 February 2015

    Responding to the Secretary of State’s commission to assess the impact of the sharp decline in global oil prices on the UK oil and gas industry, Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) Chief Executive, Dr Andy Samuel today published his initial findings and issued an urgent call to action for industry, Government and the regulator. One […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today (23 July 2014) the government (UK) has published a consultation on a new cluster area allowance to encourage investment in ultra high pressure, high temperature oil and gas fields. There is still a considerable amount of oil and gas to recover in the North Sea – up to 21 billion barrels of oil equivalent. […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      John Wood Group PLC announces the appointment of Mary Shafer-Malicki to the board. Mary Shafer-Malicki will join Wood Group as a non-executive director on 1 June 2012 and will also join the Board’s Nomination and Audit Committees. Mary worked for Amoco and BP for 17 years, latterly a Senior Vice President and CEO for BP […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Equipment

    Oil & Gas UK CEO Malcolm Webb has issued a statement, commenting on Wood Mackenzie’s annual review of UK upstream oil and gas, which followed on the heels of data released by the Department of Energy (DECC) on drilling activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), saying that immediate action must be taken now to avoid […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Wood Group said that Mary Shafer-Malicki will join the company as a non-executive director on 1 June and will also join the Board”s Nomination and Audit Committees. Mary worked for Amoco and BP for 17 years, latterly a Senior Vice President and CEO for BP Angola, with previous appointments in Vietnam, Aberdeen, Holland and the […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The British economy could receive a potential £200 billion boost over the next 20 years, through the recovery of an additional 3-4 billion barrels of North Sea oil and gas.