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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
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