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Thursday 10 April 2014
On the announcement the Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan MP has been appointed as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women, Oil & Gas UK chief executive Malcolm Webb Read more
Wednesday 9 April 2014
Commenting, Oil & Gas UK’s health and safety director Robert Paterson said:  “Oil & Gas UK is working with our members to assess the impact on safety of the CAA Read more
Friday 4 April 2014
The oil and gas sector could create up to 39,000 jobs in the UK over the next two years, according to new research released today by the Bank of Scotland. Dr Alix Read more
Wednesday 2 April 2014
Ahead of the awards ceremony to be held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on Wednesday 30 April, Oil & Gas UK today reveals the key address will be delivered Read more
Tuesday 1 April 2014
Oil & Gas UK has launched the first phase of a project to stimulate more exploration by promoting new and existing plays on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).  SLR Consulting Read more
Monday 31 March 2014
Oil & Gas UK today (March 31) releases Edition 3 of its Standard Contract for Services (On and Offshore) as  the first in the series of documents being updated to Read more
Thursday 27 March 2014
Speaking publically for the first time since the release of his final report into Maximising Recovery from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), Sir Ian Wood today addressed Oil & Gas Read more
Thursday 27 March 2014
The list of finalists for the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards is now confirmed, ahead of the awards ceremony to be held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre Read more
Wednesday 26 March 2014
Experts from a variety of business backgrounds will be sharing insights into employee recognition, reward and retention practices at Oil & Gas UK’s forthcoming employment seminar at the AECC on Read more
Monday 24 March 2014
Oil & Gas UK’s latest breakfast briefing, featuring Sir Ian Wood, has sold out the Boyd Orr Hall at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC). Speaking publically for the first Read more
Friday 21 March 2014
Commenting on the news that Maersk Oil and BG Group will now be able to push forward on two new projects  as a result of the Government’s proposed new field Read more
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Industry trade body Oil & Gas UK warmly welcomes the UK Government’s support for the recommendations of the Wood Report and the review of the industry’s tax regime announced by Read more
Friday 14 March 2014
We are sorry to hear of the death of former Labour politician and UK cabinet minister Tony Benn. Our condolences go out to his family and friends. Mr Benn was Read more
Thursday 13 March 2014
Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK health, safety and employment issues director, said: “Today’s Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) conclusion into the 2009 helicopter crash provides us with a powerful reminder Read more
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Oil & Gas UK Economic & Commercial Director Michael Tholen said: “The Scottish Government’s Government Expenditure and Revenue in Scotland (GERS) report released today reports a fall in oil and Read more
Wednesday 5 March 2014
Oil & Gas UK is today (4 March) supporting ITF, the organisation driving oil and gas technology development in the UK, with the Technology Showcase 2014, which focuses on the Read more
Monday 3 March 2014
“On first learning of this possible bareboat tax measure, Oil & Gas UK asked for it to be reconsidered. Following further discussion of the matter at a Fiscal Forum meeting, Read more
Thursday 27 February 2014
Oil & Gas UK director of health, safety and employment issues, Robert Paterson, said: “We are deeply shocked and saddened to hear of this distressing incident and our immediate thoughts go Read more
Wednesday 26 February 2014
Oil & Gas UK will hold an EU Directive Seminar on Thursday 27 February at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, sponsored by Environmental Resources Management (ERM).   The seminar, chaired Read more
Wednesday 26 February 2014
Step Change in Safety and Oil & Gas UK have extended the deadline for nominations to the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards to 5pm on Friday 28 February Read more


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