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Claire Field: BP and Westminster in Scottish oil cover up? 17 September, 2014 What started as a low-profile trip by the PM to Shetland to announce a household energy policy and pat a pony has become an under the radar inspection of an oil field with the potential to...

Independent Scotland’s bounty - the biggest oil fields in the UK North Sea 10 September, 2014 More than 90% of the UK's oil production occurs offshore within the central and northern sections of the North Sea, regions which could soon fall under Scottish control if the country votes yes...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 22 28 August, 2014 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we look at the worst territorial tensions over oil hot spots, ask why several companies are issuing retail bonds to fund projects and...

Territorial tensions in offshore waters - global flashpoints in the quest for oil 30 July, 2014 With dwindling oil and gas reserves growing more valuable every year, blurred boundaries are ripe for dispute. We profile territorial tensions over oil hot spots, from open aggression emerging...

The Wood report and what it means for the UK's 28th licensing round 08 April, 2014 The long-awaited Wood report outlines strategies aimed at extending the life of the UK Continental Shelf and generating £200bn of additional value for the UK economy over the next 20 years....

Up against the elements: The extra challenges of lifting offshore 01 April, 2014 Lifting work is more dangerous and complex in the offshore industry, but technology and techniques have adapted to the marine environment. Geoff Holden, chief executive of the Lifting...

India's offshore exploration push 04 March, 2014 India's exceptional 21st century growth is threatened by the huge cost of importing oil and gas to satisfy surging demand. Can the country secure the hydrocarbon supply needed to fuel its future?...

Black gold billionaires - the 10 biggest oil producing countries 03 March, 2014 The world's 10 biggest oil producing countries account for over 65% of the world's total oil output with Saudi Arabia, the United States and Russia - the top 3 oil producers -...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 14 20 December, 2013 The critical role that communications plays in remote offshore oil and gas operations cannot be overstated. We explore the difficulties of providing secure and reliable offshore communications...

Italy's shrinking offshore oil and gas industry 04 December, 2013 New restrictions on areas for exploration and production offshore of Italy has pushed activities away from the Tyrrhenian Sea and over to deeper waters west of Sardinia. The changes...

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