Smart thinking - working with universities p13
Grand Designs - product development p18
Wood Review - Q&A with Sir Ian Wood p25
Mission control - PILOT forum drives forward p28
Standing tall - elected safety representatives p32
Island Hopping - from the Caribbean to the UK p35


Welcome to our Spring 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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Smart thinking  working with universities
Industry’s long-standing collaboration with academia proves that often ‘two heads are better than one’. BP, ABB and Senergy discuss how their partnerships with UK universities are advancing research and development, addressing the skills shortages and raising the profile of oil and gas.


Grand designs  product development
A defining characteristic of the UK offshore oil and gas sector is the proven ability of industry players to innovate. AGR, AVEVA and Meta shed some light on their entrepreneurial and product development strategies.


Activity Survey 2014
Presenting some of the key facts and figures from Oil & Gas UK’s Activity Survey 2014.


Wood Review  Q&A with Sir Ian Wood
Sir Ian Wood talks to Wireline about his recommendations for Maximising Economic Recovery from the UK Continental Shelf following his independent review.


Mission control – PILOT forum drives forward
PILOT, the government-industry forum, is working on a number of initiatives to help secure the next phase of the UK Continental Shelf. Wireline reports


Standing tall – elected safety representatives
Wireline celebrates the inspirational work of elected safety representatives ahead of the annual UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards.


Island hopping – from the Caribbean to the UK
William Pridgeon’s interest in the UK oil and gas sector was instilled from a young age. The dimensional control surveyor at Scopus Engineering talks about his voyage from the Caribbean to the UK Continental Shelf.


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Previous Issues

Wireline - Issue 26 Winter 2013/2014 (PDF File 8MB)
Wireline - Issue 25 Autumn 2013 (PDF File  7MB)
Wireline - Issue 24 May 2013 (PDF File 7.8MB)
Wireline - Issue 23 December 2012 (PDF File 2.3MB)

Wireline - Issue 22 September 2012 (PDF File 3MB)
Wireline - Issue 21 June 2012 (PDF File 2MB)
Wireline - Issue 20 February 2012 (PDF File 2MB)
Wireline - Issue 19 December 2011 (PDF File 2MB)
Wireline - Issue 18 October 2011 (PDF File 1.9MB)
Wireline - Issue 17 July 2011 (PDF File 1.66MB)
Wireline - Issue 16 April 2011 (PDF File 1.47MB)

Wireline - Issue 15 December 2010 (PDF File 1.6MB)

Wireline - Issue 14 October 2010 (PDF File 1.3MB)
Wireline - Issue 13 June 2010 (PDF File 1.4MB)
Wireline - Issue 12 March 2010 (PDF File 1.3MB)
Wireline - Issue 11 December 2009 (PDF File 1.8MB)
Wireline - Issue 10 September 2009 (PDF File 1.37MB)

Wireline - Issue 9 June 2009 (PDF File 1.54MB)
Wireline - Issue 8 April 2009 (PDF File 1.4MB)
Wireline - Issue 7 December 2008 (PDF File 1.4MB)
Wireline - Issue 6 September 2008 (PDF File 1.36MB)
Wireline - Issue 5 June 2008 (PDF File 1.35MB)
Wireline - Issue 4 February 2008 (PDF File 1.35MB)
Wireline - Issue 3 December 2007 (PDF File 963KB) 
Wireline - Issue 2 September 2007 (PDF File 803KB)
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