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News, views, opinions and general musings from across the Fifth Ring world.

Decommissioning; the £60 billion prize

by Andrew Bradshaw
07 Sep

When North Sea oil and gas came to prominence in the 1970s, many thought that we might have an industry that would last 10 years or so.

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Topics: Energy Insight

How to survive and thrive in the ‘new normal’ of lower oil prices

by Andrew Bradshaw
06 Sep

The U.K.’s oil and gas industry has made great strides to improve its efficiency since the start of the downturn in commodity prices in 2014. 

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Topics: Energy Insight

Leaner, fitter, stronger

by Andrew Bradshaw
05 Sep

As the international oil and gas industry’s spotlight shines on the North Sea at Offshore Europe this week, one of the key questions being asked is ‘how optimistic are we?’ or ‘how optimistic do we dare to be?’

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Topics: Energy Insight

Your Website Needs You

by Jordan Beattie
18 Aug

As all great developers do, Google are making some updates to Google Chrome. It was released this week that as of October 2017, Chrome will advise users when they are completing a form on a page using HTTP.

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Topics: Insider

Want to get noticed and get results at exhibitions? Get creative

by Kyle Yeats
07 Jul

Anyone attending an exhibition wants to get results. And for that, it’s imperative you achieve one thing: get noticed.

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Topics: exhibitions

How a Creative Marketing Agency Functions Like the Oil and Gas Industry

by Haley Ruddle
03 Jul

One has a focus on the messy world of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and involves heavy engineering and geology, machinery, tubes and pipes. The other specializes in branding, the digital world, SEO and media. Some people may assume one may be more left-brained than right-brained – but they’d be wrong.

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Topics: Insider, Energy Insight, Public Relations

Five key lessons from the Oil & Gas UK conference

by Andrew Bradshaw
13 Jun

The recent annual Oil & Gas UK conference in Aberdeen once again provided an excellent opportunity for operators and service companies to share their own developments and obtain a broader understanding of how the North Sea is faring as we enter a fourth year of prolonged low hydrocarbon prices. Here are some of the things I took away from the event.

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Topics: Energy Insight

LinkedIn’s new website retargeting features and how to take advantage

by Mark Innes
17 May

Do you ever feel like you are being followed? Look behind you.

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Topics: social media

Editor's Eye: Jim Milne Interview from OTC Houston 2017

by Fifth Ring
09 May

 

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Topics: Energy Insight

Editor's Eye: Jeremy Cresswell Interview from OTC Houston 2017

by Fifth Ring
05 May

 

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Topics: Energy Insight