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Can oil tech increase productivity enough to save the industry?

Thanks to changing consumer and industry behaviours, it's likely that the demand for oil will begin to decrease sharply within 10 years. That means the race is on to improve upstream productivity. Industry experts and others such as economist John Mills , Robert Gordon and Christian Odendahl ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 15 days agoOpinion > upstreamtrendsProductivity +2

Shutdown-Turnaround-Outage Plant Maintenance and AIM Summit London October 2019

GLOBAL SHUTDOWN-TURNAROUND-OUTAGE PLANT MAINTENANCE AND AIM SUMMIT LONDON OCTOBER 2019 Enhance, refine and realign your Shutdowns and Turnarounds strategy to deliver operational efficiencies. The Annual Global Shutdown-Turnaround-Outage Plant Maintenance and Asset integrity Summit London October ...

Lisa Burton


London   England   GB 17 Oct 2019


Posted 4 months agoEvent > ShutdownTurnaroundUnited Kingdom +14

CLAY MINERALOGY and its application to the oil industry

The three and a half day course is very much a practical hands-on course designed to make the information about clays as easily digestible as possible via a mix of lecture and practical sessions. The main elements in the course are as follows: • Clays and Clay Minerals: what are they and why ...

Helen Pendlowski - The James Hutton Institute


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 01 Oct 2019


Posted 6 months agoTraining > Oil & Gas UKX-ray DiffractionSEM +13

How the UK Gets its Gas Supply

It probably doesn't cross your mind much. Even though you use it to heat your home and cook your food, you likely haven't considered where your gas mains supply comes from. But with the UK using 67 billion cubic metres of gas in 2015 alone, you have to wonder where we're getting it all from! It' ...

John Hannen


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > gasOil & Gas UKUK

New Board Members Add Further Expertise to Oil & Gas UK

Three key leaders in the upstream industry have join the board of Oil & Gas UK bringing further expertise in oilfield services, drilling and exploration activities.   David Clark, Aker Solution's Executive Vice President (Services), will represent major contractor companies supplying service ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > Oil & Gas UKOilgas +4

Oil & Gas UK: Resilient and Reshaping But Greater Activity Needed to Fully Reboot Industry

More new investment expected in 2018 than the last 3 years combined  2018 production set to increase 5% making it 20% higher than 5 years ago Unit Operating Costs halved since 2014 and post-tax cash flow highest in 7 years. Supply chain  still under pressure but revenues to stabilise in ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Oil & Gas UKUKUnited Kingdom +4

M&A Activity Passes $8bn Mark as Confidence Gradually Returns to UKCS

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has surpassed $8bn this year in a clear sign that confidence is gradually returning to the basin, says Oil & Gas UK's newly launched Market Insight.   The new Insight - which gives the most recent overview of the cu ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > UKCSUnited Kingdom Continental ShelfUnited Kingdom +2

Industry Leaders Top the Bill at Wells Learning Event

Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie and Oil and Gas Authority Chief Executive Andy Samuel delivered a joint keynote speech at an event to improve competitiveness of wells in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). The high profile backing further underlines the importance of securing safe and eff ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > Oil & Gas UKUKCSOil and Gas Authority +1

UK Trade Body Welcomes Budget Green Light to Tax Change That Will Unlock Investment

The Chancellor today announced a tax measure that will unlock further investment in the UK North Sea by enabling more assets to change hands and allow new owners to provide fresh investment in many mature oil and gas fields. Oil & Gas UK has been working constructively with HM Treasury for a numbe ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > United KingdomBudgetTax +3

Oil & Gas UK Makes Final Case For Tax Change Ahead of UK Budget

The UK Government has a limited window of opportunity to introduce a tax change with the Budget that could save the UK taxpayer millions of pounds by deferring the decommissioning of mature oil and gas fields. That's the view of Oil & Gas UK which believes it is vital that the tax history is trans ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > Oil & Gas UKTaxUnited Kingdom +4

Oil & Gas UK - New Scottish Government decommissioning fund is encouraging

Deirdre Michie, chief executive, Oil & Gas UK said: “The First Minister's announcement today of a new £5 million fund to support Scottish companies looking to take advantage of decommissioning sector opportunities is encouraging news for the many supply chain companies still struggling in the down ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > Oil & Gas UKDecommissioningScotland

Oil & Gas UK welcomes Shell’s multi-billion pound deal with Chrysaor

Welcoming today's announcement (31 January) that Shell has agreed to sell a package of UK North Sea assets to Chrysaor in a multi-billion pound deal, Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie said: “This is a very significant deal and signals a strong vote of confidence in the future of the UK C ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > Oil & Gas UKChrysaorShell +1

Oil & Gas UK comments on the Scottish Government’s Energy Strategy

  Commenting on the publication of the Scottish Government's consultation on its Energy Strategy, Oil & Gas UK's CEO Deirdre Michie said: “I welcome the Scottish Government's recognition that oil and gas has an important part to play in Scotland's energy mix going forward and that it is commi ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > Oil & Gas UKScotland

Sky-Futures makes a significant contribution to landmark industrial drone guidelines

Oil & Gas UK have launched their seminal drone guidelines to industry, ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines', in partnership with an expert panel, including Sky-Futures. Nick Rogers, Co-founder and Chief Regulatory and Training Officer (CRTO) at Sky-Futur ...

David Gull


Posted 2 years agoPress > Regulationguidelinessky-futures +4

Oil & Gas UK announce new guidelines for the use of drones offshore

A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones - has been published by Oil & Gas UK. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines were developed by a work group set up by the trade body, involvi ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > Oil & Gas UKUKdrones