Oil and gas exploration
Domestic oil and gas production provided nearly two-thirds of UK demand in 2019

Oil & Gas UK calls on the government to support the sector in continuing to provide ‘a secure and affordable supply of energy’, as well as help decarbonise

‘Barriers to oil and gas collaboration still remain’

A new report from Deloitte and Oil & Gas UK suggests the level of collaboration between operators and suppliers fell slightly in the last year

Oil and gas sector ‘must take action to advance CCS technologies’

That’s the verdict from Oil & Gas UK, which has published a new report stressing CCS is critical to the UK’s plans to reach a net zero economy by 2050

First oil flows from giant $7.7bn UK North Sea development

The Mariner field is estimated to produce more than 300 million barrels of oil over the next 30 years

UK’s offshore oil and gas sector cuts emissions by 3% while upping production

A new report from Oil & Gas UK shows upstream oil and gas operations directly contributed around 3% of the country’s total greenhouse gas emissions

Oil & Gas UK sets up decommissioning team

The North Sea market is forecast to be worth £1.8bn a year on average over the next decade

Britain’s oil and gas sector ‘is at a crossroads’

Oil & Gas UK says despite improvements, more investment is needed to ensure the long-term future of the North Sea

INEOS’ North Sea pipeline closure ‘worth £20m a day’

The shutdown of one of the major oil pipelines in the North Sea is worth around £20 million a day. That’s according to industry body Oil & Gas UK, which made the comment following INEOS’ announcement to close the Forties Pipeline System for repair. The pipeline carries around 40% of North Sea crude oil. The […]

Senior figure at Shell appointed to Oil & Gas UK Board

Shell’s Vice President of Upstream in the UK and Ireland has been appointed to the Oil & Gas UK Board. Steve Phimister will replace Paul Goodfellow on the group’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. The team of industry leaders is responsible for deciding Oil & Gas UK’s position on policy matters. Mr Phimister is a chemicals and […]

UK oil and gas environmental impacts down

The negative impacts to the environment produced by the oil and gas sector in the UK has fallen in the last 15 years. That’s in line with the decline of the country’s industry production and the effective use of the best available techniques, according to a report by Oil & Gas UK which captured the sector’s […]