Opinion

UKIFDA responds to government consultations

Guy Pulham

UKIFDA has submitted its views on the government’s ‘Future Support for Low Carbon Heat’ and ‘Energy Efficiency in Existing Homes’ consultations. The Environmental Audit Committee launched its inquiry into Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes in May and wanted views on Read more »

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The oil market continues its cautious rally but more uncertainty lies ahead

Thom Payne, head of offshore, rigs & wells at Westwood Energy discusses the cautious rallying of the oil market, and the direction of travel, for what has been a turbulent 2020 for the industry. For the oil markets, the first half Read more »

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New TSA charter emphasises importance of safety leadership

With the launch of the Tank Storage Associations (TSA) new Safety Leadership Charter, we hear from Peter Davidson, executive director of the TSA, on the importance the organisation places on Process Safety Leadership. The Safety Leadership Charter consists of seven Read more »

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Preparing for a new oil world

Boris Ivanov, founder of GPB Global Resources discusses how the fuel oil industry can begin to prepare for the new oil world. With BP cutting 10,000 jobs and further gloomy job losses across the energy, manufacturing and travel industries, it’s clear COVID-19 is having a profound impact on the cornerstone industries of our economy.

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UKIFDA encourages homeowners to start biofuel transition

In a campaign launched by UKIFDA the 2.18m households who use oil across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, are being advised on a transition plan to decarbonise the heating in their homes through the use of biofuels.

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Calls for investment in hydrogen

The man behind plans for 3,000 hydrogen buses across the UK says a report by think-tank Policy Exchange, calling for more capital investment in hydrogen, is exactly the kind of action the UK government should be taking.

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Highs and lows of the oil price drop

The dramatic fall in oil prices in April 2020 will go down in history, and whilst it was bad news for the industry, it provided welcome financial relief to households fuelled by heating oil. As the first wave of

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New UK Global Tariff gets positive response

Peter Davidson

The UK government has marked a key step on the road to an independent UK international trade policy, by announcing the UK’s new MFN tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) on 19 May.

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Solving the industry recruitment challenge

Boris Ivanov

Industries across the world are experiencing a coronavirus paralysis. Even the oil industry, which for many has been able to continue in relatively normal terms

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OMJ anticipates oil market movements

Ian Moore, director of the Oil Market Journal (OMJ) shares his insight into oil market movements from March and April this year.

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