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GMB hits back at claims UK shale gas reserves are 'overhyped'

Added: 17 Aug 2017

The GMB union has dismissed speculation by a UK professor that the country's shale gas reserves are…

BP oil field north sea

BP records second quarter profits of $684m amid ‘solid’ half-year results

Added: 1 Aug 2017

Oil and gas giant BP has recorded net profits of $684 million (£517m) during the second quarter of …

North Sea offshore oil and gas

UK offshore oil and gas safety record improving says report

Added: 27 Jul 2017

The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has reported its lowest ever incidence of so-called ‘dangero…

OPITO confirms McDonald as chief executive officer

Added: 13 Jul 2017

OPITO, the international workforce, safety and standards organisation for oil and gas, has appointe…

EngineeringUK announces new chief executive

Added: 5 Jul 2017

EngineeringUK announced today that Mark Titterington has been appointed as its new chief executive.

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SPX Flow joint venture workshop to service Iraq’s ‘super giant’ oil fields

Added: 5 Jul 2017

SPX Flow has signed a joint venture agreement with the WTE Wajdi Group Group to service all rotatin…

Oil & gas: the shale debate returns

Added: 4 Jul 2017

Shale is back on the agenda as process industry feedstocks and energy supply are threatened by our …

News viewpoint: how the General Election result will affect the process sectors

Added: 4 Jul 2017

The hung parliament that has emerged diminishes the likelihood of a hard Brexit, but brings other p…

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…