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Welcome to the Northern Ireland YPN branch page

Welcome to the Northern Ireland YPN page.

The Northern Ireland YPN was launched with the aim of adding value to young professionals in the energy industry. YPN events will provide advice on careers and how to get chartered as well as provide a forum for sharing experiences and networking with other young professionals and more senior colleagues.

To hear about upcoming events from the Northern Ireland branch, subscribe to their mailing list here.

Committee contact

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

Andrew Kirke
Position: Chair

Events and training

Sorry, there are no events showing at the moment. Please check back as this page is updated regularly. For other events or training courses, visit the What's on section.

Publications and documents

Application Form for the EI Award

EI 2017 Annual Dinner Invitation 1

Latest news

Workforce stabilisation sets foundation for oil and gas industry’s bright future

22-08-2019
Total employment supported by the UK offshore oil and gas sector is now back in line with industry’s long-term trend, according to new research published by Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).OGUK’s 2019 Workforce Report, which provides insight into the employment landscape across the UK oil and gas sector,...

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From Formula 1 to zero-emission sailing – Northern Ireland event hears of a high-speed career

27-03-2019
Attendees at EI Northern Ireland branch’s 58th annual dinner were left inspired by the high-speed, innovative career of keynote speaker Professor Mark Gillan, Project Lead of the Autonomous Sailing Vessel at Artemis Technologies, in Belfast earlier this month. Professor Gillan reflected on his wide-...

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New Brexit withdrawal deal likely to commit UK to follow European environmental standards

22-11-2018
The draft Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would – if approved – see many EU environmental regulations stay in force within Britain, for the foreseeable future, writes Keith Nuthall.The complex 585-page ag...

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Record deployment for onshore wind, but not in England

27-09-2018
A record 2,611 MW of new onshore wind generating capacity came online in the UK during 2017 – a 20% increase in capacity from 2016 – but the great majority was installed outside of England, with 1,673 MW in Scotland, 356 MW in Wales and 247 MW in Northern Ireland. So says industry bodyRenewableUK, w...

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European Commission approves six electricity capacity mechanisms

23-02-2018
The European Commission (EC) has approved under EU State aid rules electricity capacity market mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland, finding that the measures will contribute to ensuring security of supply whilst preserving competition in the European Single Market.Capaci...

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