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Vattenfall safety director takes helm at offshore wind health and safety body


Against a backdrop of expanding industry operations and a flourishing work programme, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+) has today announced Jakob Nielsen as its new Chair.

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New Chair to guide SafetyOn’s growing work


SafetyOn, the health and safety organisation for the UK onshore wind sector, has today announced Don Mackay as its new Chair.

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EI Awards 2021 recognise net zero achievers


The 22nd Energy Institute (EI) Awards ceremony took place today, celebrating the most innovative and creative talent across the global energy sector.

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Young professionals undertake voyage across Scotland’s energy landscape ahead of COP26


With less than two months to go until the world’s governments gather for COP26 in Glasgow, six members of the Energy Institute’s Aberdeen Young Professionals Network (YPN) embarked on a tour across Scotland’s future energy landscape.

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UK net zero strategy must assemble a mass skilled workforce, says Energy Barometer 2021


  • Majority of UK energy professionals already training for net zero and considering a move this decade.
  • The push of a skills strategy, from schools and up, is needed, alongside the pull of stable energy policy
  • Upskill and retrain to avoid leaving conventional workforces and their communities stranded

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EI News stories

Energy in Conversation Season 2 continues with ‘the silent tsunami’

This season on the EI’s podcast, it’s all about the future. Every episode discusses a different perspective on the possible future of the industry, an...

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EI gears up for COP26

With just two months to go until the world’s governments gather for the COP26 global climate talks in Glasgow, the EI has a busy autumn of related act...

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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter

Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI has spoken of his excitement and the sense of honour and responsibility he feels about becoming Chief Executive of the ...

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Are you keeping your skills and knowledge up to date?

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 ...

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Time to future proof your career in energy?

Getting professionally qualified formally recognises your knowledge, skills and expertise in energy. In a world where there is still a lot of uncertai...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

ADNOC invests in long-term development of Umm Shaif field

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded a $946mn engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the strategic long-term devel...

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US greenhouse gas emissions climb in 2021

Despite the global emission reduction promises spurred by the pandemic in 2020, the Rhodium Group reports a 6.2% rise of US emissions in 2021, followi...

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ExxonMobil expands biofuels interests

ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transport sector, acquiring a 49.9% stake...

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Substation jacket installed at Seagreen offshore wind farm

Construction of what will be the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm has reached a milestone with the installation of a jacket in preparat...

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First CCS plant for major Norwegian cement plant

The world’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility for large-scale cement production is planned to start capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) in 20...

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