Tag Archives: transition

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 »


Firth of Forth hub for net zero transition

Charles Hammond of Forth Ports a potential hub for the transition from oil and gas to clean energy

Scotland has a critical role to play in supporting the UK’s net zero ambitions.  Vast offshore renewable resource potential combined with a rich oil and gas legacy has created deep offshore engineering and subsurface expertise, extensive oil and gas infrastructure, Read more »


New report highlights Scotland’s strengths in clean hydrogen

A Scottish Enterprise report heralds Scotland as a world-leading producer of clean hydrogen within the next ten years and finds that the technologies and deployment will be paramount to the success of Scotland’s target of net zero by 2045 Scottish 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 »


Drop in oil product demand highlighted in industry review

UKPIA has today published its annual review of the UK downstream industry. It provides a collection of recent information on the sector from government departments, UKPIA members, and a range of other sources. The Statistical Review, which UKPIA has published Read more »


New CEO to assist delivery of energy transition at Essar Oil UK

Essar has announced the appointment of Deepak Maheshwari as chief executive officer for Essar Oil (UK) Ltd (EOUK). Deepak joins EOUK, an important asset in the energy portfolio of Essar Global Fund, at a transformative juncture as it accelerates its Read more »


Consequences of IMO 2020

January 2020 saw a new limit on the sulphur content in the fuel oil used on board ships come into force, marking a significant milestone to improve air quality, preserve the environment and protect human health. Known as ‘IMO 2020’, 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 »


Industry body sees transition as the solution

Deirdre Michie

The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, OGUK, has called for the transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions to be at the heart of its recovery plan after a stark warning that up to 30,000 Read more »


Total commits support to carbon neutrality target

Becoming the fourth oil major to commit to ‘net zero’, Total has announced its target of net zero emissions in Europe by 2050. The company has also committed to becoming carbon-neutral across its worldwide operations by 2050 or sooner and Read more »