ARCHER BOOSTED BY TAQA DECOMMISSIONING CONTRACT AWARDS

Taqa has picked Archer rig to carry out a 21-well plug and abandonment campaign in the northern sector of the UK North Sea. The Archer...

ECITB BEEFS UP BOARD

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board has beefed up its board as it prepares to play its part in the sector's recovery. Five...

 
 
 

BREAKING: NORTH SEA WORKERS HANDED COVID-19 QUARANTINE EXEMPTION BY WESTMINSTER

Oil and gas workers have been handed a Covid-19 quarantine exemption by the UK Home Office as the sector looks to bounce back from...

FINAL SESSION FALL FOR FTSE 100, BRENT DIPS

The FTSE-100 ended a topsy-turvy week with a final session fall of 21.97 points, or about 0.5%, to 5,993.28. A strong rally on Monday...

 
 
 

MARKET OVERREACTED TO ‘BUMP IN THE ROAD' FOR HURRICANE, ANALYST SAYS

The shut-in of one of the Lancaster field's two production wells is a “bump in the road” that didn't warrant such a large drop in Hurricane...

BP CUTTING SCORES OF SENIOR LEADER ROLES AS PART OF ‘REINVENTION', REPORT SAYS

BP will cut its senior leadership team to about 120 positions from 250 in an effort to make the firm more “nimble”, a news report said. Many...

 
 
 

JGC POSITIVE ON MIDDLE EASTERN CONTRACTS

Japan's JGC remains positive about receiving the go ahead for work in Qatar, Iraq, Oman and Mozambique. The latter, where it expects...

NIGERIA LOSES BID TO HEAR SHELL CASE IN ENGLAND

The Nigerian government has expressed disappointment that a High Court ruling in England has opted not to hear a civil claim against...

 
 
 

WESTERN ISLES TRANSMISSION LINK COULD UNLOCK £2BN INVESTMENT AND CREATE ‘HUNDREDS' OF JOBS

The approval of a Western Isles power link could unlock around £2 billion in investment and create “hundreds” of jobs for the region,...

RAIN EATS INTO ORCA'S Q1 SALES

Gas sales by Orca Exploration in Tanzania fell in the first quarter as higher than normal rainfall boosted hydropower generation. The...

 
 
 

EX-OIL WORKER HOPES NOVEL APPROACH TO FINDING EMPLOYMENT WILL PAY OFF

When Laura Ripley was suddenly made redundant from her job in the oil and gas industry, she took matters into her own hands. Having...

DISAPPOINTMENT FOR HURRICANE AS LANCASTER DOWN TO ONE WELL

Hurricane Energy has suffered the disappointment of having to shut-in one of the two production wells at its Lancaster field, west...

 
 
 

OIL RETREATS WITH DOUBTS OVER CHINA EATING AWAY AT WEEKLY GAIN

Oil retreated from the highest level in more than two months as doubts over the strength of China's economic recovery and rising tensions...

Offshore helicopter chiefs lobby Westminster and Washington as firms fight to ‘survive' downturn

OFFSHORE HELICOPTER CHIEFS LOBBY WESTMINSTER AND WASHINGTON AS FIRMS FIGHT TO ‘SURVIVE' DOWNTURN

Industry chiefs are fighting in Westminster and Capitol Hill to support global helicopter firms that operate in the UK North Sea, warning...

 
 
 
OGUK working with government on guidance to ease oil and gas lockdown

OGUK WORKING WITH GOVERNMENT ON GUIDANCE TO EASE OIL AND GAS LOCKDOWN

Trade body Oil and Gas UK said it is “continuing to work with the government” on sector-specific guidance for easing the lockdown in...

WARHAMMER OWNER BECOMES AS VALUABLE AS PARENT OF BRITISH GAS AND SPIRIT ENERGY

The company that owns the Warhammer tabletop game has become as valuable as the owner of Britain's largest energy supplier. Centrica,...

 
 
 

SCOTTISH MARINE ENERGY SECTOR MUST BE ‘NURTURED' TO BE COMMERCIAL SUCCESS, MALIN GROUP SAYS

A Scottish engineering firm has called on the UK and Scottish governments to create “crucial” connections to help the country's marine...

KPMG calls on UK's business community to take lead on climate risk

KPMG CALLS ON UK'S BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO TAKE LEAD ON CLIMATE RISK

KPMG is calling on the UK Government and business community to put the green agenda at the heart of its economic recovery plans. The...

 
 
 

TURKEY ISSUES WARNING TO HAFTAR IN LIBYA

Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned that any attempts by General Khalifa Haftar to target its interests in Libya would...

‘WE WANT TO HEAR A SCOTTISH VOICE' ON EVERY OVERSEAS RENEWABLES PROJECT, TRADE BODY CHIEF SAYS

A future vision for exporting energy sector talent would “hear a Scottish voice” on every overseas renewables project, according to...

 
 
 



Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning edge Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning edge Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning saw off long time rivals Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady by a shot in their rain interrupted charity match Read more ...

Timo Werner scores hat-trick as RB Leipzig demolish Mainz

Timo Werner scores hat-trick as RB Leipzig demolish Mainz

Reported Liverpool target Timo Werner scored a hat-trick this weekend as RB Leipzig brushed aside Bundesliga rivals Mainz in a 5-0 demolition. The German opened his account in... Read more ...

Bishops slam Boris Johnson for treating public 'as mugs' over Dominic Cummings

Bishops slam Boris Johnson for treating public 'as mugs' over Dominic Cummings

A number of senior Church of England members have spoken out against Boris Johnson, who defended his senior aide Dominic Cummings this evening after it was revealed he broke... Read more ...

New Zealand: Prime minister Jacinda Ardern unrattled as earthquake hits...

New Zealand: Prime minister Jacinda Ardern unrattled as earthquake hits during live TV interview

An earthquake that struck near New Zealand's capital had people diving for cover - but not prime minister Jacinda Ardern who continued with a live TV interview. Read more ...

Tom Brady splits his trousers after holing amazing shot from fairway and is...

Tom Brady splits his trousers after holing amazing shot from fairway and is forced to wear rain paints to cover up

TOM BRADY hilariously split his trousers after holing an amazing shot from the fairway. The NFL hero had been awful partnering Phil Mickelson in their mega-money charity match... Read more ...

Love Island star Arabella Chi rejected Niall Horan because he is 'too short'

Love Island star Arabella Chi rejected Niall Horan because he is 'too short'

The Love Island star claims the One Direction hunk 'slid into her DMs' - but she decided he was not her type on paper due to the two inch height difference between them Read more ...

Public Sector Modernization: Data, Analysis, Evidence, and Decision Making

Public Sector Modernization:  Data, Analysis, Evidence, and Decision Making

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Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

The US will temporarily restrict travel from Brazil in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Sunday. Foreigners who were in... Read more ...

James Argent reveals he is a cocaine addict and has suffered two near-fatal...

James Argent reveals he is a cocaine addict and has suffered two near-fatal overdoses

TOWIE star James 'Arg' Argent has admitted he is a cocaine addict, and has been heavily using the drug for seven years. Read more ...

Phillip Schofield dresses up in a suit and tie for a family BBQ with wife Steph

Phillip Schofield dresses up in a suit and tie for a family BBQ with wife Steph

PHILLIP Schofield spent the weekend playing dress up with his family as he enjoyed a BBQ with his wife Steph and their twi daughters. Phillip, 58, came out as gay in February... Read more ...