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Steve Holliday chosen to be Energy Institute President from 2019


Former Chief Executive of National Grid Steve Holliday FREng FEI will be the next Energy Institute (EI) President taking over from current EI President Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI at the end of his term in July 2019.

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A generation of switched-on Energy Superheroes speaks!


1,300 young people polled on energy and climate change

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Brexit “fog” obscures clean energy wins, in professionals’ verdict on UK energy


Six clear messages for UK ministers and industry leaders dominate the findings of the 2018 Energy Barometer published today by the Energy Institute.

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UK forecourt network shows minor fall in 2017


The latest Retail Marketing Survey, conducted by the Energy Institute (EI), shows that the number of forecourts in the UK declined slightly, with 8,442 sites operating at the close of 2017. This was despite evidence of stabilisation in 2016, when 8,489 forecourts operated, up from 8,472 in 2015.

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Energy industry chief - Brexit 'red flags' for energy in Northern Ireland


One of the UK energy world's leading voices will today address industry leaders in Belfast, setting out energy professionals - 'red flags' about Brexit.

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EI News stories

Energy Institute Council welcomes new members

Three new faces have joined the EI’s governing Council following voting by members earlier in the summer, bringing with them fresh insight into to the global energy scene.Sinead Obeng AMEI, Reg...

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Dr James Buckee awarded Honorary Fellowship

Dr James Buckee, who transformed Talisman Energy during 14 years at the helm, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the EI by EI President Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI at the Annual General Meet...

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Energy Management Leader of the Year Award – back for another year!

The EI is proud to be continuing its long-standing sponsorship of edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards which are back bigger and bolder than ever as entries officially open for 2019. The formerly...

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UAE Minister for Energy and Industry confirmed as keynote speaker for EI Middle East HSE Forum

United Arab Emirates Minister for Energy and Industry H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the EI’s Middle East HSE and Sustainabilit...

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Steve Holliday chosen to be EI President from 2019

Former Chief Executive of National Grid Steve Holliday FREng FEI will be the next EI President, following nomination by Council and agreement at the EI Annual General Meeting this week.Steve, who has ...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

2017 was the UK’s fifth warmest year since 1910, and future heatwaves ‘will kill’

In a year of summer heatwaves in the UK, Europe and further afield in the northern hemisphere, Britain’s Met Office has confirmed that last year, 2017, was the UK’s fifth warmest year in...

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Nexans secured cable contract for Omani petrochemical complex

Nexans has been awarded a major contract to supply lead-free cables to Oman’s Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) project, Oman’s first integrated downstream petrochemicals complex.G...

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Novatek ships first LNG cargos to China

Novatek has shipped its first cargos of LNG from the Yamal LNG project to China via the Northern Sea Route. The LNG tankers Vladimir Rusanov and Eduard Toll took just 19 days to sail from Sabetta, thr...

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EIA energy outlook focuses on uncertainty in economic projections for China, India, and Africa

The US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest International Energy Outlook 2018 (IEO2018) focuses on how different macroeconomic conditions and growth patterns might affect inter...

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PPA with aluminium company underscores new wind farm for Sweden

The Scotland-based Green Investment Group (GIG), which started life in 2012 as the UK government-backed Green Investment Bank and is now part of the Macquarie Group, is providing €270mn of fund...

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