Tagged With UK
UK industry flags Brexit rig shutdown threat
8 November 2018
North Sea activity is unlikely to halt when the UK leaves the EU, but the uncertainty isn’t helping the planning process
Renewables face increasingly level playing field
2 November 2018
Adoption of green energy will only grow, as technology makes renewables increasingly cost competitive
UK resumes fracking after seven-year hiatus
23 October 2018
Fracking is underway again in northern England, but don’t expect a US-style shale boom any time soon
Unions flag North Sea safety fears
16 October 2018
Changed working terms have triggered strikes in both the the UK and Norwegian North Sea oil industries
Deep-water hopes still high in northwest Europe
24 September 2018
Efficiency savings and the use of existing infrastructure mean deep-water prospects look more promising than they have done in recent years
UK warned on exploration decline
17 September 2018
The country’s watchdog isn’t happy after just four exploration wells were drilled last year
Battling the Brexit blues
28 August 2018
The UK's planned withdrawal from the EU in 2019 is causing uncertainties for the North Sea industry at a time when it could do without them
Tech firms ride North Sea revival
14 August 2018
Rising technology firms are offering innovations that meet the efficiency needs of North Sea operators
UK industry looks to tech collaborations
14 August 2018
An Aberdeen-based group is encouraging tech-based solutions to maximise recovery from the UK continental shelf
Cuadrilla makes headway with UK shale project
30 July 2018
It's taken seven years, but hydraulic fracturing is set to be resumed in northern England
Targeting frontier areas in the North Sea
19 July 2018
Latest license round set to unlock stranded reserves
Extending the life of the North Sea
19 July 2018
Oil and gas production is likely to sag in the coming years, but the industry won’t go without a fight
The return of cautious optimism in the North Sea
13 July 2018
The UK’s North Sea hub, braced for production declines, has received a boost from new investments and revived interest from the supermajors
Barents comes into focus for Norway
22 June 2018
There's a lot more gas and oil to be found in the Norwegian Arctic, if the explorers can be persuaded to look for it
Electric vehicles roar up Britain's sales rankings
8 June 2018
EV sales are rising in the UK as political changes in Europe help fuel the transition away from fossil-fuel engines
UK doubles down on nuclear power plans
6 June 2018
London is stepping up its talks with Hitachi over the proposed Wylfa Newydd plant
France's nuclear plans under pressure
16 April 2018
Flaws found at a flagship reactor could curb EDF’s technology export ambitions
BP developments extend North Sea bounce
11 April 2018
The supermajor bucks the trend by investing in two smaller fields.
Horizontal drilling comes to the UK, but fracking must wait
6 April 2018
Pioneering driller Cuadrilla is optimistic over shale gas well prospects
UK gas security safe from Russian reprisals
29 March 2018
Russia is in a weak position to directly hinder UK gas supply in response to diplomatic disputes. Brexit creates more risk for future energy security
UK's unclear post-Brexit emissions strategy
23 March 2018
The shape of future EU carbon trading hangs in the balance
North Sea oil and gas bounce may be short-lived
22 March 2018
The UK oil industry’s trade body is cautious over prospects for the maturing oil province
UK shale sector seeks revival
21 March 2018
Sentiment towards fracking remains lukewarm
The West endorses Saudi crown prince
20 March 2018
MbS’s first visits to the UK and US as crown prince show acceptance there that he’ll be the next Saudi king. But not all Saudis are happy
North Sea's golden years
15 February 2018
The region may be past its prime but is still running with the best
Cashing in on green energy
7 February 2018
The explosion in renewables projects is transforming the energy investment landscape