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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
Oil & Gas UK is today confirming that its Activity Survey 2015 will be released on Tuesday 24th February 2015. Following release of that report, Oil & Gas UK, the Read more
Monday 16 February 2015
New information about the capabilities and capacity of the UK offshore fabrication sector is now available in the 2015 UK Offshore Oil and Gas Fabricators Directory, which Oil & Gas UK Read more
Thursday 12 February 2015
Oil & Gas UK’s Business Sentiment Index published today (2 February)  reveals that in the fourth quarter of 2014 optimism in the oil and gas industry fell dramatically, dropping 16 Read more
Monday 2 February 2015
Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, Malcolm Webb, will warn senior political figures attending the Aberdeen Oil and Gas Summit on 2 February that an unpredictable and harmful business environment Read more
Sunday 1 February 2015
The third and final reading of the Infrastructure Bill on Monday will be a crucial milestone on the way to securing the future of the UK’s valuable offshore oil and Read more
Friday 23 January 2015
Oil & Gas UK welcomes the Government’s announcement today (22 January) of a further consultation into a basin-wide Investment Allowance as  a positive signal to investors but urges its delivery Read more
Thursday 22 January 2015
Today's discussions with Union representatives were open and constructive. Oil & Gas UK talked about how best the industry could work with the Unions to protect the long term future Read more
Friday 16 January 2015
Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “Yesterday’s (15 January) meeting with the Secretary of State for Energy, Edward Davey MP, and the Secretary of State for Scotland, Read more
Friday 16 January 2015
Malcolm Webb, chief executive of Oil & Gas UK, said: "While Oil & Gas UK cannot comment on the commercial decisions made by its members, the industry trade body recognises Read more
Thursday 15 January 2015
Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “Today’s meeting of PILOT, the government-industry forum focused on maximising economic recovery of the UK’s oil and gas resource, provided a Read more
Tuesday 13 January 2015
Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “Evidence of the threat from the falling oil price to UK investment and jobs is mounting daily with oil and gas Read more
Monday 12 January 2015
Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, responded to the Scottish Government’s announcement regarding the UK oil and gas tax regime, saying:  “Sharply falling oil prices are now adding Read more
Thursday 8 January 2015
The search gets underway today (January 7) for the men, women and companies doing their utmost to ensure the activities of Britain’s offshore oil and gas industry are as safe Read more
Wednesday 7 January 2015