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New Funding Opportunity for Conventional Fuels

Cleaner, more efficient conventional fuels   Innovate UK, in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting a series of events across the UK to discuss the forthcoming competition ‘Cleaner, more efficient conventional fuels’. Overview Fossil fuels provide some 70% of the UK’s electricity as well as much of our domestic heating and other uses of energy....
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NERC support for the Oil and Gas Sector

Are you involved in the Oil and Gas Sector? Would you like to know what academic skills and capabilities are available to you in the UK? The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network, will be hosting a series of events throughout 2014 to investigate solutions to the top challenges facing the sector in the UK.    ...
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North Sea oil and gas regulation risks raised

North Sea oil and gas regulation risks raised The European Commission wants to take over the regulation of offshore oil and gas safety Trade unions and the oil and gas industry body have joined forces to warn of the dangers of EU interference in the North Sea.   The concerns have been raised by Oil & Gas UK, the RMT and Unite unions. It follows...
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Fracking for oil and gas 'safe' says report

Fracking for oil and gas is a safe process, providing proper safety measures are taken, according to an independent report.   Fracking is seen as a controversial way of extracting gas or oil from the ground and could be used in Northern Ireland.   It is a process where rock deep underground is split or fractured by forcing liquid into it to release oil or gas. A...
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Borders & Southern makes 'significant' gas discovery off Falkland Islands

Explorer Borders & Southern has discovered "significant" gas condensate reserves south of the Falkland Islands, opening up a new and controversial oil and gas basin. The greater the number of discoveries around the Falkland Islands, the more economic it could become to develop the necessary infrastructure to extract the reserves  ...
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Downstream Technology: At The Forefront Of Emissions Reduction

As governments and the international community continue their quest to reduce CO2 emissions, the oil and gas industry is being scrutinised more than most.   The downstream sector is the latest part of the oil and gas business to come under the microscope. In the United States refineries were recently granted a minor reprieve from new greenhouse gas limits, but it really is a...
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Monitoring And Management: How To Pre-Empt The Downtime

Monitoring and reporting are crucially important to the oil industry in order to assess the performance of current projects and analyse the information provided to help improve future ventures, all in an industry that is struggling to maintain ageing assets.   This is a particular problem with offshore projects, so organisation need to have a strategy in place to...
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Oil industry investment 'harmed by Budget tax hike'

More than half of oil and gas operators surveyed believe the Budget's £2bn industry tax hike has harmed North Sea investment, according to a new report.   The 15th Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) oil and gas survey said confidence and investment were still being dented by the Budget move.   The supplementary tax on North Sea oil...
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North Sea oil slump will cost UK Treasury millions in lost taxes

Officials from the Department for Energy and Climate Change put the unexpectedly large fall down to "maintenance and other production issues" on top of the long-term trend of declining output.   Oil platforms only pumped 947,000 barrels of oil per day in July, down from 984,000 barrels per day in June and more than 1m barrels per day in May. ...
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New Funding Opportunity for Conventional Fuels

Cleaner, more efficient conventional fuels   Innovate UK, in collaboration with the...

NERC support for the Oil and Gas Sector

Are you involved in the Oil and Gas Sector? Would you like to know what academic skills and...

North Sea oil slump will cost UK Treasury millions in lost taxes

Officials from the Department for Energy and Climate Change put the unexpectedly large...