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Potential entrants for the Oil & Gas UK Awards 2014 have an extra week to submit their nominations. Oil & Gas UK has granted an extension to the deadline for Read more
Friday 15 August 2014
Oil & Gas UK, the representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, today announces Adrian Rose,  Vice President  – Europe for Transocean Ltd., has been appointed as Read more
Thursday 14 August 2014
The Q2 2014 Oil & Gas UK Business Sentiment Index reveals today (August 6) that while industry optimism continues its decline, it remains positive, at two points above zero on Read more
Wednesday 6 August 2014
In response to the Government’s announcement today that it will ensure that there is an effective planning system to support the production of unconventional oil and gas in the UK, Read more
Monday 28 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK’s breakfast briefing on August 26 will provide an arena for discussing employee health and well-being with three speakers invited to share information about current health statistics Read more
Monday 28 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK, in conjunction with oil and gas industry skills organisation OPITO and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) today (July 24) announces it has commissioned Read more
Thursday 24 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK welcomes the announcement that today (July 23) the government has published a consultation on a new cluster area allowance to support investment in ultra high pressure, Read more
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK welcomes today’s report: Delivering UK Energy Investment 2014 from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), as a useful contribution to the debate around the Read more
Thursday 17 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK welcomes the announcement today (July 16) by the Energy Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP, of Government support for Sir Ian Wood’s UKCS Maximising Economic Read more
Wednesday 16 July 2014
The Government reshuffle announced today (July 15) comes at a critical time for the offshore oil and gas industry, with DECC currently engaged on the urgently needed implementation of the Read more
Tuesday 15 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK welcomes HM Treasury’s announcement today (14 July) of a formal consultation into the future of the UK offshore oil and gas tax regime. The industry’s leading Read more
Monday 14 July 2014
In response to the Civil Aviation Authority’s certification of a new Emergency Breathing System for offshore helicopter workers, Oil & Gas UK CEO Malcolm Webb said: We warmly welcome the Read more
Friday 11 July 2014
Commenting on the Fiscal Sustainability Report, published on July 10 by the UK Government's Office for Budget Responsibility, an Oil & Gas UK spokesperson said:   “The OBR figures released Read more
Friday 11 July 2014
Commenting on the decision to drop the route between Aberdeen and London City, Oil & Gas UK Business Development Director Stephen Marcos Jones said:  “Reports commissioned by Oil & Gas Read more
Thursday 10 July 2014
Commenting on the Transport Select Committee’s report into offshore helicopter safety, Oil & Gas UK’s Health and Safety Director Robert Paterson said:“Safety is a key priority for the oil and Read more
Tuesday 8 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK welcomes the report published yesterday (July 6th) by Scotland’s Independent Expert Commission on Oil and Gas as a constructive and helpful contribution to the debate about Read more
Monday 7 July 2014
Today (1 July) Oil & Gas UK launches its quest to find the most outstanding companies and inspirational people working in the offshore oil and gas industry by opening the Read more
Tuesday 1 July 2014
Oil & Gas UK’s forthcoming regional PILOT Share Fair in Newcastle this week (June 27) is attracting interest from supply chain companies throughout the North of England keen to hear Read more
Monday 23 June 2014
Oil & Gas UK’s annual Health & Safety report is published today (19 June) and is available here. As in previous years, the report sets out a summary of industry Read more
Thursday 19 June 2014
  Commenting on the news that Simon Toole, head of oil and gas licensing, exploration and development in the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), has been appointed Commander Read more
Saturday 14 June 2014