December 17, 2019

Integrating the UK offshore energy sector, including forging closer links between oil and gas and renewables, can reduce carbon emissions from oil and gas production and support delivery of the UK’s net-zero target, according to a new report published by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).

The report, titled “UKCS Energy Integration: Interim Findings,” discusses the first phase of the UKCS Energy Integration project – led by the OGA in conjunction with BEIS, the Crown Estate and Ofgem – and considers options to help feed into a new strategic vision of the UKCS as an integrated energy basin.

It also considers how oil and gas infrastructure and capabilities can be leveraged for CCS, and to support renewable energy production and hydrogen generation, transportation and storage. Read more…