Welcome to our Autumn 2014 issue of Wireline, the magazine for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Our quarterly publication showcases the activities of our members and provides you with the latest news, views, interviews and in-depth features covering the breadth of the industry. To keep up to date download the latest edition.
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Q&A – shadow energy minister Tom Greatrex MP
Shadow energy minister, Tom Greatrex MP, shares his views on the Wood Report and the current review of the UK oil and gas fiscal regime.
Breathe new life into offshore assets
As managing the ageing and life extension of offshore installations matures into a sophisticated activity, the teams at Fairfield Energy Limited and Nexen talk about a discipline closely attuned to the drive for continuous improvements in safety and to prolong production life.
Making waves – supply chain growth at home and abroad
The journeys of EV and BEL Valves illustrate the great demand at home and overseas for the expertise of the UK upstream oil and gas supply chain.
Economic Report 2014 - facts and figures
Presenting some of the key facts and figures from Oil & Gas UK’s Economic Report 2014.
Q&A – Helen Dickinson, HM Treasury
Wireline talks to Helen Dickinson, deputy director of environment and transport tax at HM Treasury, for an update on the UK Continental Shelf fiscal review.
The drive to put technological innovation at the forefront of the strategy to maximise economic recovery has shifted up a gear with the launch of the new Oil and Gas Technology Leadership Board.
Savouring offshore life – profile of a chef manager
Dominic Symonds, chef manager on the Buchan platform in the central North Sea, relishes his role at the very centre of installation life. Wireline caught up with him to find out more.
Crafting a career
Ensuring employees are inspired, motivated and engaged throughout their careers is critical in helping to tackle the industry’s skills demand. Wireline speaks to some of Oil & Gas UK’s many member companies that are putting continuing professional development at the heart of their business.
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