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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter

08-04-2021

Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI has been appointed Chief Executive of the Energy Institute, the global professional body’s President Steve Holliday FREng FEI announced today.

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G+ and HeliOffshore collaborate on new helicopter recommended practice for wind farm operations

01-03-2021

With helicopter use growing in the offshore wind industry, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation and HeliOffshore have today unveiled new recommended practice for safe helicopter operations

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‘Decade of delivery’ centre stage at virtual IP Week 2021

28-01-2021

  • Oil and gas CEOs and leading figures from across energy and climate change convene in critical year of COP26.

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Health and safety expertise harnessed for burgeoning US market

10-12-2020

Against a backdrop of worldwide expansion in the offshore wind sector, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+), based at the Energy Institute, has this week announced the formation of a new group for the United States.

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EI Awards 2020 recognise energy sector’s ‘indispensable contribution’

26-11-2020

The annual ceremony of the hotly-contested EI Awards 2020 took place today, with the most innovative people and projects across the global energy sector feted by both the President of the Energy Institute (EI) and UK Energy Minister.

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Are you keeping your skills and knowledge up to date?

25-03-2021
A commitment to learning and development is all part of what being a professional means in the modern world, so everyone who joins the EI is expected to make an ongoing commitment to maintaining and developing their competence under the EI’s Code of Professional Conduct. 2020 was a difficult year, a...

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Time to future proof your career in energy?

24-03-2021
Getting professionally qualified formally recognises your knowledge, skills and expertise in energy. In a world where there is still a lot of uncertainty around job security, putting a seal on your professional expertise could be crucial.  According to our members, as well as future proofing yo...

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Latest from Generation 2050: podcasts, round tables and COP26

24-03-2021
Young professionals from across the energy system are embarking on a year-long campaign to have their voices heard by industry and political leaders in the run-up to COP26, as part of the Energy Institute’s Generation 2050 initiative.  Building on publication of the Generation 2050 Manifesto at...

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EI AGM 2021 – Call for nominations to join EI Council

24-03-2021
Attend our Annual General Meeting  Notice is hereby given that the 18th Annual General Meeting of the Energy Institute will be held via MS Teams on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 5pm GMT. At this meeting, our President Steve Holliday FREng FEI will deliver his yearly report which will be followed by...

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Costain Carbon Manager scoops Energy and Carbon Leader award

22-02-2021
Determined efforts in the hard-to-decarbonise field of construction have been recognised by Energy Institute (EI) in awarding the prestigious Energy and Carbon Leader of the Year Award to Lara Young, Group Carbon Manager at Costain. Facing tough competition, the judges said they were ‘blown away by ...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

Eni and Equinor target offshore wind project offshore Norway

6-05-2021
Equinor and Vårgrønn, the Norwegian renewable energy company established by Eni and HitecVision, are planning to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating offshore wind at Utsira Nord in the Norwegian North Sea.The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and ...

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Papua LNG project remobilised

5-05-2021
After a year of delay because of COVID-19, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government and Total, as operator, have announced the remobilisation of the PNG LNG project. It is planned to launch the front-end engineering and design (FEED) early in 2022, with the final investment decision (FID) in 2023.Welco...

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Daesan complex to develop polymer capacity

5-05-2021
The Hanwha Total Petrochemical (HTC) joint venture* is commissioning a new polypropylene line at the Daesan integrated refining and petrochemical complex in South Korea, adding a further 60% to its production capacity, which now totals 1.1mn t/y. At the same time, the start-up of a fourth propane fu...

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Call for US CCS innovation zone

5-05-2021
ExxonMobil believes the US could establish a carbon capture and storage (CCS) ‘innovation zone’ along the Houston Ship Channel and surrounding industrial areas with the potential to capture all the CO2 emissions from the petrochemical, manufacturing and power generation facilities located there.For ...

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US shale to remain key factor in shaping market outcomes

5-05-2021
US shale will remain a key factor shaping market outcomes, as in previous cycles, according to the latest analysis by Bassam Fattouh and Andreas Economou of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES).The US shale response was sharp and fast during the COVID-19 pandemic and despite recent improve...

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