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Xylem chief takes over as BPMA head

Added: 4 Dec 2017

Xylem Water Solutions managing director Duncan Lewis has officially taken over as the president of …

NEBOSH and HSE qualification improves process safety management

Added: 23 Nov 2017

Improving process safety culture is one of the key benefits that can be realised through appropriat…

north sea

Ineos acquires North Sea exploration licences

Added: 21 Nov 2017

Chemicals giant Ineos has acquired a majority stake in two exploration licences in the Northern Gas…

EEF issues pre-Budget challenge to Hammond

Added: 7 Nov 2017

EEF chief executive Terry Scuoler has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to agree a fiscal package…

Shell completes sale of North Sea assets to Chrysaor for $3.8bn

Added: 3 Nov 2017

Oil and gas major Shell has completed the $3.8 billion (£2.46bn) sale of various North Sea assets t…

Robotic arm

‘Human-robot collaboration needed to counter 0.6 million job threat’

Added: 1 Nov 2017

An estimated 0.6 million UK jobs will disappear in one industrial sector alone over the next 20 yea…

Big oil? Industry regulator clips oil and gas estimates

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry regulator the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has reduced the estimated amount of oil and gas …

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

coal

Health impact of coal power up to 100 times greater than fracking, finds study

Added: 24 Oct 2017

The lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times…

Business dissatisfaction with UK infrastructure reaches record levels

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Record numbers of UK companies are dissatisfied with the rate of improvement to the country’s infra…

BEIS secretary Clarke to headline EEF manufacturing conference

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Greg Clarke, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been confirmed as …

Emerson’s Paradigm takeover will boost position in exploration software

Added: 17 Oct 2017

Emerson has positioned itself as the largest independent provider of exploration and production sof…

Amec Foster Wheeler takeover provides North Sea entry for WorleyParsons

Added: 11 Oct 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler’s North Sea oil and gas maintenance business arm is to be sold to WorleyParsons…

UKOOG: ‘Scottish Government fracking ban harms economy and environment’

Added: 3 Oct 2017

The chief executive of trade body UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) has condemned the Scottish Governm…

SHALE

Filter removes almost all bacteria from contaminated water, research suggests

Added: 28 Sep 2017

A filter developed by researchers at Swansea University is designed to remove more than 90% of hydr…

Sheffield Uni AMRC deal creates manufacturing centre in Oman

Added: 19 Sep 2017

The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has launched a project with Om…

Dunlin A platform

Wood Group and Amec Foster Wheeler to merge following CMA approval

Added: 13 Sep 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved plans for Wood Group and Amec Foster Wheel…

‘Milestone’ certification of first AM-produced part for oil and gas sector

Added: 6 Sep 2017

Lloyd’s Register has certified the first part to be produced through additive manufacturing for the…

EEF picks top defence and trade civil servant to succeed Scuoler

Added: 4 Sep 2017

Manufacturers’ association the EEF has appointed a top civil servant at the Department for Internat…

Premier Oil North Sea platform

OPITO commissions major survey on North Sea labour market

Added: 4 Sep 2017

Robert Gordon University’s Oil and Gas Institute will carry out a major analysis of the UK Continen…