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An Oil & Gas UK spokesperson said: “Oil & Gas UK is deeply disappointed to learn that union officials have today decided to go to strike ballot. The door is still Read more
Wednesday 20 May 2015
Ardent co-operation across the UK oil and gas industry which draws on the experience of others is important in helping to contain inflationary pressures and achieve a sustainable future for Read more
Tuesday 19 May 2015
The oil and gas industry trade body today (Monday 18 May) reveals that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will be opening its second Annual Conference. Nicola Sturgeon commented: First Minister Nicola Read more
Monday 18 May 2015
The single biggest change to safety and environmental management offshore comes into force in July. The new European Union (EU) Offshore Safety Directive is aimed at further minimising the risks Read more
Monday 18 May 2015
Oil & Gas UK, the representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, today (May 12 2015) announces a number of appointments of member company representatives to its Read more
Tuesday 12 May 2015
The new Cabinet appointments announced today (May 11) by Prime Minister David Cameron come at an important time for the offshore oil and gas industry. The 2015 Budget was welcomed Read more
Monday 11 May 2015
Welcoming the appointments announced today (11 May) by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), Deirdre Michie, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “The Wood Review recommended a new well-resourced Read more
Monday 11 May 2015
Deirdre Michie, Oil & Gas UK's chief executive, said: “We await the announcement of the new Cabinet with keen interest, following the outcome of the General Election.   “The 2015 Budget Read more
Friday 8 May 2015
Progress is being achieved through co-ordinated initiatives to improve cost efficiency and regenerate the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), the 450 strong audience at Oil & Gas UK’s breakfast briefing heard Read more
Wednesday 6 May 2015
Today (Friday 1 May 2015), Deirdre Michie takes up the  position of chief executive at Oil & Gas UK, replacing Malcolm Webb who, following a brief handover period, formally retires Read more
Friday 1 May 2015
Optimism continues to fall in the UK oil and gas industry according to the Q1 2015 Oil & Gas UK Business Sentiment Index published today (30 April 2015) which shows Read more
Thursday 30 April 2015
The winners of awards celebrating the people and companies striving to ensure North Sea oil and gas operations are as safe as they can be were named at a lunchtime Read more
Wednesday 29 April 2015
Oil & Gas UK, the leading trade association for the offshore oil and gas industry, is today (Monday 20 April), delighted to reveal the influential speakers from industry, regulators and Read more
Monday 20 April 2015
The line-up of parliamentary candidates at the Spotlight on Energy hustings event, to be held on the morning of 22 April in Aberdeen, from 7.30am, now includes representatives from five Read more
Monday 20 April 2015
Pan-industry action on the cost efficiency improvements needed to secure a long-term future for the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) will be the topic of breakfast briefings in Aberdeen on 6 Read more
Thursday 16 April 2015
Oil & Gas UK will host a Spotlight on Energy - a hustings event for parliamentary candidates from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats and the Scottish National Party (SNP) at Read more
Wednesday 15 April 2015
Mick Borwell, environment director at Oil & Gas UK, said: “We are very concerned at the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy Committee’s opposition to plans to exempt offshore installations Read more
Tuesday 14 April 2015
Noting the figures published today by the ONS showing the continuing serious decline in profitability of the UK oil and gas industry, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, Malcolm Webb, Read more
Thursday 9 April 2015
Paralympic silver medallist, paratriathlon world champion and adventurer Karen Darke is announced today (April 2) as the keynote speaker at this month’s UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. Oil Read more
Thursday 2 April 2015
Malcolm Webb, chief executive of Oil & Gas UK said: “We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life and injuries in the tragic events in the Gulf Read more
Thursday 2 April 2015