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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
Oil & Gas UK, the leading trade association for the offshore oil and gas industry, is today (Tuesday 31 March), delighted to announce that Andy Samuel, Oil and Gas Authority Read more
Tuesday 31 March 2015
North Sea oil and gas operators have committed to fund a search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service, supplementing national SAR cover for parts of the Central North Sea. The service Read more
Monday 30 March 2015
Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “All companies in the UK North Sea are having to make urgent and difficult decisions on structural changes needed to secure Read more
Friday 27 March 2015
The names of the workers striving to ensure safety in the UK offshore oil and gas industry is as good as it can be are revealed today. There were over Read more
Thursday 26 March 2015
Noting announcements from Shell UK and TAQA on measures to tackle the issue of rising costs, Mike Tholen, Oil & Gas UK’s economics director, said: “With up to 23 billion Read more
Thursday 26 March 2015
The Energy Institute (EI), in partnership with the Oil & Gas UK, has published the sixth edition of its Pipeline and Riser Loss of Containment (PARLOC) report, containing statistics from Read more
Wednesday 25 March 2015
Issued by Oil & Gas UK and Gas Forum Oil & Gas UK and the Gas Forum are extremely disappointed that the European energy regulator, ACER, has decided not to Read more
Tuesday 24 March 2015
Today, Oil & Gas UK welcomes Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander MP, and his colleague Secretary of State for Energy, Edward Davey MP, to Aberdeen. Industry has been Read more
Friday 20 March 2015