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HSE tells UK oil & gas operators to reduce oil and gas leaks 26 April 2018

Chris Flint, the Director of the Energy Division within the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), has sent a letter to UK offshore oil and gas operators urging them to raise their game when it comes to preventing accidental oil and gas leaks. The letter was sent to operators ahead of the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster....

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Key report shows safety further improving in UK offshore oil and gas 27 July 2017

The Oil & Gas UK 2017 Health & Safety Report, which provides the latest annual health and safety data for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, shows a continued trend of improving performance, despite 2016 being a challenging year. The report captures the significant trends, issues and themes of the sector’s performance on the UK Continental Shelf during 2016. ...

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Oil & Gas UK Environment Report shows downward trend in emissions in 2015 16 January 2017

Discharges to sea and emissions to the air by the UK’s oil and gas industry have been on an overall downward trend over the last 15 years, according to a report published by the sector’s trade body. The trend echoes the decline of UK oil and gas production together with effective process management and industry’s use of best available techniques, says Oil & Gas UK’s Environment Report 2016....

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Oil & Gas UK publishes new guidelines for use of drones offshore 09 January 2017

A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones - has been published by Oil & Gas UK. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Management Standards and Guidelines were developed by a work group set up by the trade body, involving industry and aviation safety experts, plus UAS operators....

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UK offshore safety shows signs of improvement 22 August 2016

The 2016 Oil & Gas UK Health & Safety report says personal safety performance throughout the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector continued to improve in 2015. There were no reported fatalities on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) in 2015, and reportable injury rates for the offshore oil and gas industry, which are calculated via a metric set by Oil & Gas UK, were lower than a number of other sectors, including manufacturing....

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Oil & Gas UK estimates 120,000 job losses in sector since 2014 14 June 2016

Industry trade body Oil & Gas UK says jobs supported by the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, currently under the severe strain of continued low oil prices, will have fallen by the end of 2016 by an estimated 120,000 since their peak in 2014. The analysis, carried out by marketing services company Experian, forecasts that in 2016 just over 330,000 jobs in the UK will be supported by oil and gas production....

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Final call for BSIF and Offshore Safety Awards nominations 19 April 2016

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has issued a final call for entries for its 2016 Safety Awards. These awards are open to all in the industry who have shown real product innovation, exceptional customer service, and through safety excellence illustrate dedication to improving occupational health and safety. The entry deadline is 6th May 2016....

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Oil & Gas UK’s Well Integrity Guidance incorporates latest regulatory changes 01 April 2016

Oil & Gas UK has published an update of its Well Life Cycle Integrity Guidelines which reflect recent changes in the regulatory environment, such as the requirement for well-operators and drilling contractors to integrate the management of both safety and the environment as part of the Offshore Safety Directive introduced in July 2015....

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Oil & Gas UK calls for urgent tax reform to save oil and gas production 08 March 2016

On March 8, Oil & Gas UK set out its proposals for tax changes in the forthcoming Budget to boost the industry’s competitiveness and investors’ confidence in the UK continental shelf (UKCS). This follows the trade association’s recent research which show that in the current price and business environment, more than one billion barrels of oil and gas are no longer economically viable to extract....

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Growing market for decommissioning in Norway evident from Oil & Gas UK forecast 17 February 2016

Norway’s decommissioning market has the potential to be the second largest in the North Sea after the UK Continental Shelf, according to Oil & Gas UK’s first Norwegian Continental Shelf Decommissioning Insight report, which provides a forecast for the region over the next decade. The publication was launched on February 16 at the Norwegian Petroleum Society’s North Sea Decommissioning conference in Oslo....

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