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Cuadrilla shale site

UKOOG – Government must act to protect gas reserves

Added: 22 Jun 2017

The UK will become increasingly reliant upon imported gas if it does not embark on a strategy to bo…

Sellafield nuclear facility

Process leaders demand Brexit scrutiny and safeguards after Queen's Speech

Added: 21 Jun 2017

Early responses from process industry leaders to the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s appr…

Carbonate reservoir pioneer Geiger wins Wegener Award

Added: 13 Jun 2017

Director of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) and Foundation CMG chair at Heriot-Watt Un…

Election analysis: What’s the effect for Brexit and the process industries?

Added: 9 Jun 2017

The hung parliament that has resulted from the general election has increased uncertainty over the …

Longannet power station

Industry leaders call for UK to lead on energy transition after Trump pull out

Added: 2 Jun 2017

Industry bodies reacted with dismay to US president Donald Trump’s intention to withdraw his countr…

shiw

Former Labour MP Iain Wright replaces Stan Higgins as NEPIC chief

Added: 1 Jun 2017

Former Labour MP Iain Wright has been named as the new chief executive officer of the North East Pr…

More than £0.3 mill in R&D on offer to engineering innovators

Added: 30 May 2017

Seven engineering innovators will have the chance to share £350,000 of R&D support in a competition…

Research

Academies: Brexit will see multi-million pound gap in STEM research support

Added: 24 May 2017

Britain’s departure from the European Union will leave a significant gap in support for the country…

Glen Lyon

First oil for redeveloped Shetland fields signals North Sea ‘growth’ for BP

Added: 22 May 2017

Oil and gas giant BP has announced the start of production from the redeveloped Schiehallion Area i…

Shale gas fracking

UKOOG chief warns fracking ban will increase industry gas imports

Added: 22 May 2017

Political opposition to the shale fracking in the UK will contribute to a growing demand for gas im…

Labour manifesto

Onshore industry slams Labour manifesto pledge to ban fracking

Added: 16 May 2017

UKOOG, the trade body for the onshore oil and gas industry, has slammed Labour’s pledge to ban frac…

Manufacturing Barometer

Report warns half of all Scots jobs to be automated by 2030

Added: 8 May 2017

Nearly one in two jobs in Scotland are at risk of automation by the end of the next decade, suggest…

Fracking shale gas

Fracking ‘not compatible’ with 'preference' for renewable energy, study finds

Added: 11 Apr 2017

Research conducted by Cardiff University suggests fracking is ‘not compatible’ with public preferen…

BP sells Forties pipeline business to Ineos for £200m

Added: 3 Apr 2017

Oil and gas giant BP has sold its entire Forties pipeline business to chemical manufacturer Ineos f…

oil gas oilfield north sea

Hurricane claims ‘largest’ oilfield discovery on UKCS

Added: 27 Mar 2017

Oil exploration firm Hurricane Energy has made what it claims is the "largest undeveloped discovery…

Ensco drilling rig

Delek Group buys Ithaca Energy for $1.24bn

Added: 7 Feb 2017

Israel-based conglomerate Delek Group has agreed to buy North Sea oil and gas operator Ithaca Energ…

Shell sells multiple North Sea assets to Chrysaor for $3.8bn

Added: 31 Jan 2017

Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell $3.8 billion (£2.46bn) worth of its North Se…

Oil & gas: calmer waters ahead in 2017?

Added: 30 Jan 2017

Oil and gas is showing signs of improvement, but innovation and development will be driven by an ov…

BP sells North Sea oilfield stake for $85m

Added: 24 Jan 2017

BP has sold 25% of its North Sea Magnus oilfield, a 25% stake in various pipelines and a 3% stake i…

shale study

Fracking can be developed while ‘preserving natural beauty’, study finds

Added: 17 Jan 2017

A study published by UKOOG, the trade body for the onshore oil and gas industry, reveals shale gas …