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Oil & gas investment key to UK transition

OGUK says oil key to transition and decarbonisation of UK energy

Speaking at the launch of their annual Economic Report today, OGUK Chief Executive, Deirdre Michie OBE, has said that the UK oil and gas industry is key to delivering the country’s net zero ambitions and emphasised how different parties must Read more »


OGUK welcomes climate report impetus

The IPCC’s latest report on changes in the global climate was today backed by OGUK for adding new impetus to the transition to low-carbon energy. Having considered the physical science underlying climate change, the report said it was “unequivocal that Read more »


Industry champions sought as award nominations open

The search has begun today (Thursday 8th July) for industry’s brightest stars, mentors, and innovators as nominations open for the 2021 OGUK Awards, sponsored by Shell UK Limited. This important industry annual ceremony celebrates the outstanding achievements of businesses and Read more »


Oil and gas industry welcomes Chancellors’ Budget

Deirdre Michie

The UK oil and gas industry has welcomed some of the measures announced by the Chancellor in today’s Budget, adding that now close cooperation with the sector is essential to maximise its world-leading expertise and assure a successful green energy Read more »


OGUK responds to Shell’s net-zero pledge

Commenting on Shell’s pledge made on 11th February, to accelerate the drive for net zero emissions, OGUK sustainability director Mike Tholen said: “It is an exciting time for the country’s oil and gas industry as we see companies including Shell Read more »


How the oil & gas industry can maximise energy transition opportunities

Enhancing collaborative culture within the offshore oil and gas industry is not only key to maximising the potential of its existing world class supply chain but could also unlock future activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and be key Read more »


OGUK CEO says Energy White Paper must be opportunity

Deirdre Michie

OGUK chief executive Deirdre Michie OBE appeared before the House of Commons Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee to give evidence on the Energy White Paper (EWP) calling for it to be an opportunity for jobs and communities. Read more »


D&I Task Group dial up the dialogue on mental health in the oil and gas industry

OGUK announces that its Diversity & Inclusion Task Group will deliver a free online event exploring how the industry supports the mental health of its colleagues, on Monday 18 January. The hour-long session will include insight from leading voices on Read more »


Industry response to Government’s Energy White Paper

With Government acknowledging the positive contribution that the industry can make in the transition to net zero in its recently published Energy White Paper, UKPIA and OGUK have welcomed the report. Following the release of the white paper, UKPIA has Read more »


Celebrating industry diversity

In a historically male-dominated industry, we are delighted to be featuring some very successful women in the December issue of Fuel Oil News. We are equally pleased to report that gender diversity in this sector is on the rise. A Read more »