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The death of Christophe de Margerie comes as a shock and a heavy blow for the whole of our industry.   Oil & Gas UK sends its deepest condolences to Read more
Tuesday 21 October 2014
Oil & Gas UK, the offshore oil and gas industry’s leading trade association, has today (October 20th) announced that its chief executive Malcolm Webb intends to retire next year.  The Read more
Monday 20 October 2014
Dr Alix Thom, employment and skills issues manager, Oil & Gas UK, said: “While we believe the overall risk to the UK is low, Oil & Gas UK is addressing Read more
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Following on from the success of its inaugural Annual Conference, Oil & Gas UK, the leading trade association for the offshore oil and gas industry, is today (Monday 13 October), Read more
Monday 13 October 2014
Oil & Gas UK is delighted to announce Judith Hackitt, CBE FREng, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Oil & Read more
Friday 10 October 2014
Oil & Gas UK today (October 9) launches its annual Decommissioning Insight - the leading industry forecast for decommissioning activity and expenditure on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). This year Read more
Thursday 9 October 2014
The continuing steps being taken to improve further the safety of offshore helicopter flights will be outlined to the oil and gas sector on Thursday (October 2). Seven months after Read more
Tuesday 30 September 2014
Oil & Gas UK today (Tuesday, 30 September 2014) releases its Economic Report 2014 - the definitive guide to the current status and future prospects of the offshore oil and Read more
Tuesday 30 September 2014
 Taking care of the health of the offshore workforce is the focus of an Oil & Gas UK seminar taking place in Aberdeen next month (October 7). Absence management Read more
Friday 26 September 2014
Decommissioning North Sea oil and gas facilities is projected to cost £40.6 billion over the next 25 years in the North Sea. When the time is right, oil companies will Read more
Monday 22 September 2014
Following the news that Alex Salmond intends to step down as Scottish National Party (SNP) party leader and Scotland’s First Minister, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, Malcolm Webb stated:  Read more
Friday 19 September 2014
In light of the ‘No’ vote in the Scottish Referendum, Oil & Gas UK looks forward to continuing working closely with both the UK and Scottish Governments towards the shared Read more
Friday 19 September 2014
The finalists for the Oil & Gas UK Awards, sponsored by Shell U.K. Limited, have been announced today (Tuesday September 16). The prizes will be awarded at the annual awards Read more
Tuesday 16 September 2014
PILOT, the government-industry forum focused on initiatives to maximise economic recovery of the UK’s oil and gas resource, has established The Technology Leadership Board (TLB). The objective of the TLB Read more
Monday 15 September 2014
Sir Ian Wood and Professor Alex Kemp’s comments are timely reminders that there are significant hydrocarbons left in the UKCS, but these will not come for free. The challenge for Read more
Wednesday 10 September 2014
 Oil & Gas UK health & safety director Robert Paterson said:  “We are shocked and saddened to hear there has been a fatality offshore today. While we are awaiting further Read more
Thursday 4 September 2014
‘Dare to be Different’  is the theme of Oil & Gas UK’s upcoming supply chain seminar, organised in association with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), which will Read more
Thursday 4 September 2014
Oil & Gas UK will tomorrow (Wednesday 3 September) host an audience with the Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Chair of the Better Together Campaign and Fergus Ewing MSP, Speaker Read more
Tuesday 2 September 2014
Oil & Gas UK’s regional PILOT Share Fair in Norwich’s Dunston Hall Hotel on September 16 is attracting interest from supply chain companies in the East of England keen to Read more
Wednesday 27 August 2014
Oil & Gas UK has noted various misreports of its position regarding the future potential of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).  Oil & Gas UK reiterates that in its view Read more
Tuesday 26 August 2014