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Shell Chairman confirmed as IP Week Dinner speaker


Charles O. Holliday, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Royal Dutch Shell plc, has today been announced as the keynote speaker and guest of honour at the IP Week Dinner 2019.

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Stars of the energy world celebrated at EI Awards 2018


Awards include coal to biomass conversion in India, STEM resources reaching 10m children worldwide and cutting-edge smart tech

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Dudley, Birol, Barkindo and Rangarajan confirmed for IP Week 2019


Bob Dudley, Chief Executive Officer of BP, is the latest senior figure confirmed for the Energy Institute’s International Petroleum (IP) Week 2019, being held in London from 26-28 February.

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Class of 2008 reveal inside track on UK Climate Change Act


Energy Institute ‘CCA at 10’ social history project marks tenth anniversary of ground-breaking legislation.

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New vibration and corrosion guidance on industry agendas in Aberdeen and Dubai


A raft of new technical good practice guidelines for the offshore oil and gas sector have today been published, coinciding with two EI flagship events - the Middle East HSE & Sustainability Forum in Dubai and the Asset Integrity and Operational Management conference in Aberdeen.

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EI collaborates with OUP on new oil and gas dictionary

A new Dictionary of Oil and Gas Industry Terms – an invaluable guide to those new to the industry or requiring a greater insight is published by Oxford University Press this month.Written by leading expert in the field Peter Roberts with assistance from the EI in reviewing the technical terms...

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University of Bath hears from EI Chief Executive on changing relationship between energy and people

‘The balance of power is shifting’ said EI Chief Executive Louise Kingham OBE FEI as she spoke on the transitioning relationship between people and energy at the University of Bath in November.Presenting a lecture entitled ‘People and energy - a relationship in transition’...

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Shell Chairman confirmed as IP Week Dinner speaker

Charles O. Holliday, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Royal Dutch Shell plc will be, the keynote speaker and guest of honour at the IP Week Dinner 2019. Addressing over 1,000 guests at the prestigious dinner, Mr Holliday will draw on more than forty years of experience in senior industry p...

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What's new in Knowledge

Welcome to the latest update from the Energy Institute (EI) Knowledge Service, your hub for energy information.Going Digital – Explore 28 years of energy history in our magazine back issuesThe evolving energy world has been reported over many years in the EI’s magazines, Petroleum Revi...

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‘We have to get regulation back into the political debate’, Ed Davey MP tells Heat 2018

Former UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Rt Hon Sir Edward Davey MP advocated ‘strong, tough and increasing regulations’ which are ‘on the side of innovation’, in his keynote address to Heat and Decentralised Energy 2018, hosted jointly by the EI and the...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

Major LNG buyers’ uncontracted demand to quadruple by 2030

Wood Mackenzie’s latest research reveals that uncontracted demand by the world's seven largest LNG buyers could quadruple to 80mn t/y by 2030. The major LNG buyers – CNOOC, CPC, Jera, Kogas, PetroChina, Sinopec and Tokyo Gas – together account for more than 50% of the global LNG...

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World-first carbon ‘net-zero’ hub of heavy industry to help UK seize global clean growth economic opportunities

The UK could have the world’s first ‘net-zero carbon’ cluster of heavy industry by 2040, thanks to some £170mn of new funding announced at the UN climate change talks (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, on 13 December 2018.UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry outl...

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Green light to develop Australia’s West Barracouta gas project

ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision (FID) to develop the West Barracouta gas field in the Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market. The project, located in the VIC/L1 block offshore Victoria, is part of the company’s continuing investment in the Gipp...

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Western Gas selects development partners for Australian Equus gas project

Western Gas, 100% owner and operator of the Equus gas project, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with oil and gas service and technology providers McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), for the provision of project development services from pre-FEED and FEED (fro...

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First production from Angola’s Vandumbu field

Eni has started production from the Vandumbu field in Angola’s offshore block 15/06.First oil was achieved in late November 2018, three months ahead of schedule. Together with the start-up of a subsea multiphase boosting system (SMBS) in early December, the block is now producing 20...

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