Legal Conference: Anti-Bribery and Corruption

The OGUK Legal Conference returns for 2020 in a digital format, delivered in a series of five free webinars running 21 – 24 September. The leading industry event aims to support learning and knowledge sharing within the legal and commercial community The webinars provide a dedicated arena for in-house and private practice lawyers of all levels [...]

Legal Conference: Hot Topics for the Legal and Commercial Community

The OGUK Legal Conference returns for 2020 in a digital format, delivered in a series of five free webinars running 21 – 24 September. The leading industry event aims to support learning and knowledge sharing within the legal and commercial community The webinars provide a dedicated arena for in-house and private practice lawyers [...]

Legal Conference: Focus On Energy Transition

The OGUK Legal Conference returns for 2020 in a digital format, delivered in a series of five free webinars running 21 – 24 September. The leading industry event aims to support learning and knowledge sharing within the legal and commercial community The webinars provide a dedicated arena for in-house and private practice lawyers of all levels [...]

The Year in Infrastructure Virtual Conference

The Year in Infrastructure Conference is Going Digital for the first time ever in 2020! Join us live to hear from Bentley and other leading executives on how the infrastructure community is responding to our current challenges and continuing to innovate. And help us celebrate the most compelling projects from 2020 by joining us for the presentation [...]

Tendeka and TGT create ‘industry-first’ solution for sand control failures

Global completions service company Tendeka and diagnostic specialist TGT have agreed a partnership to mitigate the costly consequences of sand control failure in wells. The remedial sand control collaboration known as ‘Find Fix Confirm’ will see TGT’s Sand Flow product used to accurately identify the locations of sand ingress within the wellbore. [...]

OGUK responds to UK’s 32nd Offshore Licensing Round Awards announced by OGA

Commenting on the OGA’s announcement of the award offers in the 32nd Licensing Round Katy Heidenreich, OGUK’s supply chain and operations director said: “At a time when companies face huge pressures it is encouraging that our basin continues to demonstrate its attractiveness to a wide range of companies. This is a crucial element in unlocking [...]

Government licensing review is opportunity to shine a light on changing industry

The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has embraced a UK government review into future licensing rounds as an opportunity to shine a light on how the sector is changing to support the country’s climate ambitions while still ensuring it contributes to the UK’s ongoing security of energy supply. Speaking in [...]

Bethan Customs Consultancy celebrates growth, new staff on milestone birthday

Aberdeenshire’s Bethan Customs Consultancy celebrates its fifth birthday this month, reporting a 69% rise in turnover, a new appointment to their growing team and an expanding client base. Despite the challenging commercial landscape, the company is on track to achieve a six-figure projected turnover for 2019-20 – a 69% increase on the previous [...]

Akselos deploys Digital Twin for Shell’s Bonga FPSO

Akselos has successfully deployed a structural Digital Twin for Shell’s Bonga Main FPSO, located 120km south west of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. The structural Digital Twin, which is based on Akselos’ patented RB-FEA technology, was selected by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Shell’s deepwater company in Nigeria and [...]

International SOS strengthens resilience with new mental health head

International SOS has appointed Carolyn Taylor as head of mental health, resilience and wellbeing to strengthen its expertise in this field, which is an increasing issue for the offshore energy workforce. She brings almost three decades of experience in mental health, resilience and awareness training, as well as psychotherapy. Based at International [...]

Roadmap 2035 on course despite industry challenges

Over eight actions identified by the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry as essential if it is to realise a successful future in a lower carbon future have already been delivered, with a further 20 underway, despite the pressures heaped on the sector by the coronavirus pandemic. Progress against an ambitious industry roadmap was confirmed by representative [...]

Major new report sets baseline to push greater progress in digitalisation

Findings from the first survey of digitalisation in the oil and gas industry reveal there’s a strong appetite to ensure technology is matured to improve the sector’s connectivity, efficiency and sustainability but highlight the need to promote collaborative working if these transformational changes are to become a reality. With support from Deloitte, [...]

UKCS Data Digital Maturity Survey – Report 2020

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Off-payroll working group

Changes to off-payroll working legislation (IR35) were be implemented in April 2020.  These changes will have a significant impact in terms of cost, risk and workforce engagement. This group provides guidance to members and responds to related Government consultations. Available to all OGUK member companies. Read more

Security of Supplies and Materials Group

This group has been convened to address security concerns identified by audits in the supply chain, particularly regarding freight transport to offshore facilities.   Through sharing good practice from logistics and security experts, producing industry guidelines and promoting the effective and efficient use of technology, the group will develop industry [...]

Tier 1 Contractors Forum

The overarching objective of the T1CF Special Interest Group is to provide its members a forum and a mechanism to discuss the challenges that major contracting companies and the wider supply chain in the UK’s Oil and Gas industry are facing in relation to operating in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Under the auspices of OGUK, it is possible that [...]

Inventory Sharing Network

OGUK has an Inventory Network where urgent requests can be put to industry colleagues. It is a list of the appropriate representatives in organisations, each of whom can reach out to the other members for items or spares should the need arise. It is emphasised that this is not a sales network but a place for industry colleagues to collaborate in [...]

SME Forum

To offer a platform for the SME membership within OGUK to collaborate, share challenges and learn from each other. Available to SME members of OGUK, where SME is defined as a small to medium enterprise with up to 250 employees. Read more

Efficiency Task Force (ETF)

The Efficiency Task Force was established in response to the sharp increases in cost, decreases in efficiency and a fall in production volumes that left the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) exposed to the decline in oil price in 2014. The ETF aims to seek out, promote and provide access to efficient practice across the oil and gas industry while maintaining [...]

Medications Task Finish Group

To review and improve the current approach to the carriage and notification of use of medications when working offshore. The Occupational Health and Hygiene Group asked for the Task Finish Group to be convened. Available to: OGUK member companies represented on the Occupational Health and Hygiene Task Group that have a specific interest and experience [...]