Oil & gas
UK offshore oil and gas production up by a fifth over past five years

Oil and Gas UK notes this has been acheived following 14 years of decline

Oil rig in the Arctic
EAC: Government has rejected calls to end oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

The Environmental Audit Committee says fossil fuel activity in the region is incompatible with international climate obligations

US oil and gas
Pressure to innovate and cut costs ‘to drive US oil and gas deals’

That’s the verdict from international advisory firm BDO Global which has made a number of industry predictions

Hydrogen solar panel
Scientists have a bubble with new hydrogen solar panels

Scientists at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium say their new technology can produce up to 250 litres of hydrogen gas every day

Oil and gas business
Oil and gas execs ‘still incentivised to pursue growth, despite climate concerns’

Carbon Tracker suggests this is inconsistent with a focus on shareholder value in a world trying to phase out petrochemicals

BP’s Angelin development starts producing gas

The platform off the coast of Trinidad has a production capacity of 600m standard cubic feet a day

Gas
UK Government ‘must end dependency on natural gas’

A new report says this can be acheived by setting out new incentives and boosting investment

BP starts producing gas from major field in Egypt

The second stage of its West Nile Delta development is producing around 400m cubic feet of gas per day

Scooter rider
South African Post Office has a gas with hydrogen scooters

The organisation aims to see if the vehicles can be used to drop off light mail in a more sustainable way

Oil worker
UK’s oilfield services firms see turnover drop 9% in 2017

EY predicts it is unlikely overall activity in the sector will return to 2014 levels in the near future