Offshore Decommissioning Conference (23-25 November 2020)

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Wells Conference (30 September 2020)

OGUK is pleased to announce the return of our successful Wells Conference, taking place on 30 September at the Ardoe House Hotel. Now in its fourth year, the event offers an exciting opportunity to hear operators present case studies which describe the challenges of unlocking and delivering competitive drilling activity in the UK Continental Shelf. The [...]

OGUK Exploration Conference (28 January 2021)

This event has become a key date in the exploration calendar, offering a unique opportunity for the industry to share stories on the exploration challenges in the North Sea and Atlantic Margin. In the spirit of open collaboration, operators present case studies describing the challenges of drilling exploration and appraisal wells, offering a fascinating [...]

Subsea controls deals boost Proserv into 2020

Controls technology provider Proserv Controls has recorded several substantial wins for its subsea controls team through Q3 and Q4 2019. The unit was established as one of two distinct global divisions of Aberdeen-headquartered Proserv Group during 2019. The subsea team secured a significant deal with a leading US-based independent to deliver a complete [...]

Flagship industry conference to reinforce oil and gas delivery in a net zero context

Efforts by the sector to support decarbonisation, improve business competitiveness and develop skills for the future will be explored at OGUK's annual industry conference in Aberdeen on Wednesday 3 June. Nearly 500 delegates are expected to attend the conference, titled "Getting to Net Zero - Roadmap 2035" and will consider the progress being made [...]

Guidelines for Counting Equipment for the HCR Database

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Digitalisation critical to delivery of Roadmap 2035

The need for improved digitalisation across North Sea operations and the critical role of data in delivering Roadmap 2035, the UK oil and gas industry’s blueprint for net zero, will come under the spotlight at OGUK’s Data and Digital Day on Tuesday 25 February 2020 at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen. The inaugural event, chaired by Dr Daniel Brown, [...]

RockRose acquires Cotton gas field

Independent producer RockRose Energy has signed an agreement to secure a 100% interest in the Cotton gas Field in the southern North Sea, via the acquisition of current licence holder Speedwell Energy. Discovered in 2009, Cotton is estimated to contain recoverable gas resources of 97 billion cubic feet (16.7 million boe) and has the potential to [...]

Ithaca sanctions second phase of Captain EOR

In an operational update ahead of full year results in March, independent producer Ithaca Energy has announced a $250 million North Sea capital expenditure programme in 2020. Around two-thirds of this expenditure relates to activities at the Alba and Captain fields, as well as the Greater Stella Area (GSA). These include the start-up of the Vorlich [...]

38th North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop

Running for nearly 40 years alternating between Scotland and Norway, the North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop is the key event in the flow measurement calendar. Bringing together experts from across the oil & gas and wider energy industry, the Workshop features technical sessions and presentations relating to flow measurement challenges faced in [...]

BP announces first oil from Alligin field

BP has announced encouraging early production from the Alligin field in the west of Shetland region. Operated by BP (50%) and developed in partnership with Shell (50%), Alligin is part of a series of subsea tieback developments in the North Sea. Located in the Greater Schiehallion Area, it has been developed as a two-well subsea tieback into the [...]

DEKRA explores how to measure safety culture

Companies often assume that measuring safety culture is as simple as reviewing the statistics they keep. If markers like LTI (Lost Time Injury), TRIF (Total Recordable Injury Frequency) or FAC (First Aid Cases) are on the low side, the reasoning goes, the organisation’s safety culture must be good. They may also look to employee feedback through surveys [...]

UK oil and gas industry outlines transition plans

The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry today outlined the details of its response to UK and Scottish Government net zero commitments in a keynote speech delivered by OGUK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie OBE. Speaking to an audience of politicians, policymakers and campaign groups in Edinburgh, Deirdre Michie [...]

ASCO appointments reflect leadership aim

Global supply chain company, ASCO, has made two key appointments which it hopes will further its ability to create new standards in materials and logistics management via innovative technology and practice. Focusing on ASCO’s marine gas oil (MGO) business, Peter Hollister has been appointed to the role of Group Head of Fuels and Lubricants. With [...]

Neptune to adopt new digital subsurface technology

Neptune Energy has announced plans for a digital subsurface programme with the aim of discovering hydrocarbons 70% faster. The programme aims to reduce exploration costs and help bring discoveries into production up to three years earlier than current standards permit. Neptune is working with a range of partners and vendors to develop new tools to [...]

Response to Protest Actions Guidelines – Issue 2

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Lunch and Learn: Law at Work – IR35

This lunch and learn, hosted by Law at Work at the Subsea UK office in Westhill, covers IR35 - legislation which allows HMRC to collect additional payment where a contractor is an employee in all but name. Louise Irwin and Susie Lockhart, Senior Employment Solicitors at Law at Work will cover this subject in detail. Read more

Security Seminar (30 April 2020)

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Bethan Customs Consultancy’s 2020 vision

OGUK member Bethan Customs Consultancy is celebrating another productive year since its inception four years ago. The Aberdeenshire-based independent firm supports businesses across a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, to navigate the complexities of HMRC Authorisations and customs regimes. In 2019, 19 new clients have joined the firm, [...]

SPE Aberdeen Evening Dinner Meeting

Creating Spirit – Combining companies, assets and people to be greater than the sum of their parts. Carla Riddell, Spirit Energy. The presentation will be followed by a networking dinner. More details and booking here. Read more