- The Energy Institute (EI)'s annual industry awards competition is now open and calls for entries from individuals and companies worldwide.
- The latest Retail Marketing Survey, conducted by the Energy Institute (EI) and published as a supplement to the EI's April issue of Petroleum Review, shows that fuel prices fell from an average of 136.22 p/l for petrol in 2012 to 134.88 p/l in 2013, and from 142.39 p/l for diesel to 140.74 p/l.
- The EI Southern Scotland branch jointly organised an event with Scottish Energy Centre to a packed audience in February. Over 200 people attended from across Scotland which was hosted by Professor John Currie FEI, Director of the Scottish Energy Centre and also co-chair of the 2020 Climate Group in Scotland. Professor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), was invited to make a presentation on the free online software which his team have developed to compare various carbon and energy decision pathways to map a range of 2050 outcomes.
- Energy efficiency is included as an integral part of all climate change mitigation strategies proposed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and International Energy Agency (IEA). Adopting an energy management system is one of the best ways for the UAE to reduce its energy consumption.
- Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that they have entered into a publishing agreement with the Energy Institute (EI) to publish its official journal, Journal of the Energy Institute.
- Energy Institute student and graduate members are invited to apply for a sponsored place (via the Student Grant Programme) or to attend as a volunteer (via the Volunteer Programme) at the next World Petroleum Congress (WPC) in Moscow on 15-19 June 2014.
- Once again, the branch was pleased to welcome some 400 members and guests to the 2014 Annual Dinner, at the Marcliffe Hotel in Aberdeen. The Portlethen Academy Ceilidh Band provided a true Scottish welcome in the foyer of the hotel as guests arrived and when everyone was in the ballroom, Piper Julie Brinklow led a Grand March into the ballroom for the top table guests.