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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
Police Scotland, the Marine Coastguard Agency and the RAF were among those who dealt with an ‘offshore incident’ this week at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. There was one Read more
Friday 20 March 2015
Oil & Gas UK welcomes the Chancellor’s decisive move to restructure the North Sea tax regime to promote investment in the nation’s vital and considerable remaining oil and gas resource.  Read more
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Trade association Oil & Gas UK calls on the Chancellor to take urgent action to reduce and simplify North Sea oil and gas taxation, noting today (16 March) that the Read more
Monday 16 March 2015
The latest in a series of meetings with political leaders, today (13 March 2015) Oil & Gas UK met with Ruth Davidson MSP, Leader of the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Read more
Friday 13 March 2015
The changing shape of North Sea offshore workers over the last three decades is revealed in the findings of a ground-breaking high-tech study just concluded in Aberdeen. Researchers at Robert Read more
Friday 13 March 2015
Mike Tholen, Oil & Gas UK's economics director, said: “We note that many of the more positive aspects of the report relate to the desire of many companies to diversify Read more
Friday 13 March 2015
Noting the publication of N-56's five-point plan to secure the future of the North Sea oil and gas sector, Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK's chief executive, said:  "We agree Read more
Thursday 12 March 2015
At today’s meeting with the Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Jim Murphy, Margaret Curran, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, Oil & Gas UK Read more
Tuesday 10 March 2015
At the Technology Showcase event in Aberdeen today (March 4), the Oil and Gas Technology Leadership board will announce the top priority topics the UK oil and gas industry will Read more
Wednesday 4 March 2015
The Board of Oil & Gas UK, the leading trade association for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Deirdre Michie as the Read more
Friday 27 February 2015
Oil & Gas UK, the representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, today (26 February 2015) confirms the appointment of three member company representatives to its Board. Read more
Thursday 26 February 2015
Leaders from the offshore oil and gas industry met with the Chancellor George Osborne today (Wednesday 25 February 2015) to discuss the sector’s future. Oil & Gas UK chief executive, Read more
Wednesday 25 February 2015
Malcolm Webb, chief executive, Oil & Gas UK commented: “The oil and gas industry fully supported the recommendations of the Wood Review, and therefore Oil & Gas UK was pleased Read more
Wednesday 25 February 2015
Oil & Gas UK’s new report on offshore exploration, investment and production published today (24 February) provides striking evidence of how rising costs, taxes and inadequate regulation have taken their Read more
Tuesday 24 February 2015
There is still time to get recognised in the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards as the deadline for nominations has been extended by a week. Step Change in Read more
Thursday 19 February 2015