Up to $40m for improved safety and environmental sustainability in offshore energy

The funding will support research and development related to offshore oil, natural gas, wind and marine hydrokinetic energy production, with a focus on safety, environmental monitoring and operational improvements

Offshore oil and gas exploration licences awarded

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced the remaining winners for exploration on the UK Continental Shelf. The regulator awarded 41 new licences as part of the 28th Offshore Licensing Round. This is in addition to the 134 winners announced in November last year. It was launched in January 2014 and a total of 173 applications were received. More than […]

UK firm to help drill Pakistan’s oil and gas

UK-based exploration firm Orion Energy and Pakistan Petroleum have agreed to work together to develop the offshore oil and gas potential of Pakistan. Taking place on the same day as David Cameron met with the newly elected Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the weekend, the agreement suggests Pakistan’s and the UK’s energy sectors could be […]