Welcome to the North Eastern YPN branch page

Welcome to the North Eastern YPN page.

The North Eastern YPN exists to help support young professionals working in the energy industry. Through events, career development seminars, site visits and networking sessions, the YPN offers young professionals the chance to connect, engage and grow. The North Eastern YPN is fortunate enough to have excellent links with local organisations involved in the energy industry and regular site visits are a popular feature of the network.

Hear about upcoming YPN events in the North East by subscribing to their mailing list here.

Committee contact

To contact the branch, please email ypnnortheastern@energyinst.org.

Ross Winter
Position: Chair
James Prime
Position: Vice Chair
Tom Kavanagh
Position: Secretary
Ellie Russell
Position: Secretary
Precious Patterson
Position: Commercial Representative

Events and training

Careers Talk & Introduction to the EI

The North Eastern YPN are pleased to host our careers talk for Wednesday 31st October.

Read more »

North Eastern Future Energy for Transport

As we move to a more de-carbonised world more focus has been put on reducing emissions for the transport industries (public, commercial & domestic).

Read more »

North Eastern branch Annual General Meeting

The North Eastern Energy Institute Branch Network are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 27 June 2019 in Newcastle.

Read more »

YPN Social

Come along to the YPN Social and find out more about the branch and meet local people in the energy industry.

Read more »

Publications and documents

Energy Mix 1

Latest news

Oil companies operating onshore assets in England should be aware of a recent Co ...

Oil companies operating onshore assets in England should be aware of a recent Court judgment1 ruling that drill pipe passing through the substrata of the surface landowner at any depth without consent having been obtained constituted trespass, writes Neil Q Miller*, Dispute Resolution Partner at Nor...

Read more »

Inching forward on energy efficiency for UK homes and battery storage

The government has taken a couple of small steps in the last week to aid progress towards meeting its long-term net zero ambitions.First, it to relax planning legislation to make it easier to develop large-scale battery systems to store electricity generated at solar and wind farms. Ministers are in...

Read more »

Mexico to remain highly dependent on natural gas imports from the US

Even during the current COVID-19 crisis of lower economic activity, natural gas imports from Mexico have remained at levels of around 5,300mn cf/d during 1Q2020, according to GlobalData. The US is the primary exporter of natural gas to Mexico, with volumes reaching an all-time high of 6.2bn cf/d in ...

Read more »

UK government to provide a range of green funding initiatives

The UK government has announced a number of measures to spur the UK’s recovery from COVID-19 and meet the nation’s target of reaching net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, under a ‘Plan for Jobs’ policy paper published on 8 July 2020.Measures include the introduction of a £2b Green Homes ...

Read more »

Plan for world-leading clean hydrogen plant in the UK

Norway’s Equinor is leading a project to develop what is claimed to be one of the UK’s – and the world’s – first at-scale facilities to produce hydrogen from natural gas in combination with carbon capture and storage (CCS). The project, called Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend), provides the b...

Read more »