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The world of energy is at once fascinating and controversial, global and local, old and new. The Energy Institute is working to reinforce the role of evidence and expertise at the heart of the public debate about energy. Through original research, events and engagement work we gather and articulate the views of our professional membership, which spans the global energy system.

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Energy industry chief - Brexit 'red flags' for energy in Northern Ireland


One of the UK energy world's leading voices will today address industry leaders in Belfast, setting out energy professionals - 'red flags' about Brexit.

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UK forecourt network shows minor fall in 2017


The latest Retail Marketing Survey, conducted by the Energy Institute (EI), shows that the number of forecourts in the UK declined slightly, with 8,442 sites operating at the close of 2017. This was despite evidence of stabilisation in 2016, when 8,489 forecourts operated, up from 8,472 in 2015.

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Golden age of gas dependent on changing DNA of industry, new EI survey reveals


A new report published by the Energy Institute (EI) at International Petroleum (IP) Week today sheds light on the attitudes of global oil and gas professionals towards reducing the climate change impacts of natural gas.

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US Deputy Energy Secretary to address IP Week 2018


U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a key figure in the Trump administration, completes the high-profile speaker line up for IP Week 2018, the Energy Institute (EI) announced today.

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Global oil and gas leaders confirmed for IP Week 2018


Ian Taylor, Chairman and Group CEO of Vitol, is the latest big name to confirm as speaking at International Petroleum (IP) Week 2018 in London in February, the Energy Institute announced today

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EI News stories

Members: Attend our AGM / Join our Council

The Energy Institute relies on the participation and support of its members, thousands of whom donate their time, expertise and energies as volunteers in a range of interesting ways, from advising on ...

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New coalition to push diversity into senior ranks of industry

Eight leading industry CEOs have formed a new grouping to spearhead vital efforts to improve the energy sector’s gender diversity and inclusion performance.The Energy Leaders’ Coalition,...

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Government, industry and media speakers headline in Aberdeen

Speakers from the worlds of government, industry and the media joined members of the EI’s Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch for their 30th annual flagship event in May.The annual dinner he...

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Louise Kingham – EI’s ‘ethos of collaboration’ is key to reducing risk in energy

An international audience of grant holders, academia, industry and members of the public heard EI Chief Executive Louise Kingham OBE FEI speak about the EI’s role in promoting safety globally a...

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Revised ‘petrol filling station blueprint’ published

The highly awaited fourth edition of Design, construction, modification, maintenance and decommissioning of petrol filling stations, known in the industry as the Blue Book, has been published by the E...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

Algeria’s TFT gas field licence extended

Sonatrach, Total, Repsol and Alnaft (the National Agency for the Valorisation of Hydrocarbon Resources), have signed a new concession contract for a period of 25 years to extend exploration and produc...

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Gazprom strikes anti-trust deal with EU

The European Commission and Gazprom have struck a deal under which Brussels will end its anti-trust proceedings against the Russian gas giant in return for some key pledges on competition, writes Keit...

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European Parliament battle looms for CO2 targets

A battle is looming at the European Parliament over amendments to a proposed European Union (EU) regulation on carbon dioxide (CO2) targets for cars and vans, with left wingers calling for tougher lim...

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Liza Phase 1 development advances

ExxonMobil recent started development drilling at the Liza Phase 1 development offshore Guyana. A total of 17 wells are planned for Phase 1, laying the foundation for production start-up in 2020. The ...

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TANAP inaugurated

The 16bn cm/y Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) in Eskisehir, Turkey, part of the $38bn Southern Gas Corridor project, has been inaugurated on time and under budget.Speaking ahead of the pipelineȁ...

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