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Energy Institute Council signals change

23-06-2021

  • Former UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry and Octopus Energy CEO Greg Jackson join professional body’s governing Council
  • Diverse new Council leads by example with 54% women, 23% from minority ethnic backgrounds
  • Sector convergence drives decision on International Energy Week

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Safety remains steadfast as offshore wind construction soars

17-06-2021

Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, 2020 saw an increase of almost 50% in the construction hours at new offshore wind sites built by members of G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation (G+), according to new data published today.

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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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New CEO to take Energy Institute forward into next chapter

29-04-2021
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 Energy Institute (EI). Wayth, formerly Chief Development Officer of

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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

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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. 

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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. 

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EI AGM 2021 – Call for nominations to join EI Council

24-03-2021
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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

Equinor partners with Panasonic and Hydro to explore European battery business potential

18-11-2020
Equinor is to form a strategic partnership with technology company Panasonic and industrial group Hydro to explore possibilities for establishing a sustainable

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Shell and Ocean Infinity collaborate to provide uncrewed seep hunting ability

18-11-2020
Shell and offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity have signed a joint development agreement to execute multi-client hydrocarbon seep hunting projects.<

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Increasing capacity on Johan Sverdrup

18-11-2020
Equinor is planning to increase the Johan Sverdrup field’s daily production capacity to around 500,000 b/d of oil by the end of the year – around 60,000

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First carbon credits for Eni

18-11-2020
Eni has achieved its first carbon credits for offsetting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions equivalent to 1.5mn tonnes of CO2 Read more »

UK Prime Minister launches 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution

18-11-2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched an ambitious plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, which promises to create 250,000 jobs. Though some question whether the planned £12bn

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