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

ONS 2018 – looking to the future with a reminder of the past

by Andrew Bradshaw
28 Aug

Stavanger in Norway is the home of the international oil and gas industry this week as the city hosts the ONS conference and exhibition. 

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Topics: Insider, team, Energy Insight

Editor's Eye: Andrew Bradshaw's Recap of OTC Houston 2018

by Fifth Ring
07 May

 

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Topics: Energy Insight

OTC Houston – 50th edition proves quality is more important than quantity

by Andrew Bradshaw
07 May

The 50th edition of OTC Houston – the leading annual exhibition and conference in the world’s oil and gas calendar - has just ended with organisers reporting an attendance figure of 61,300 for the four-day event.

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Topics: Energy Insight

Editor's Eye: Richard Neville Interview from OTC Houston 2018

by Fifth Ring
03 May

 

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Editor's Eye: Jennifer Presley Hart's E&P Interview from OTC Houston 2018

by Fifth Ring
02 May

 

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Topics: Energy Insight

Editor's Eye: Kathrine Schmidt Upstream Interview from OTC Houston 2018

by Fifth Ring
01 May

 

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Topics: Energy Insight

Improved dialogue between oil industry and Treasury benefiting both sides

by Andrew Bradshaw
22 Nov

The announcement by the U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond that changes will be made to the tax regime for assets on the U.K. Continental Shelf was called for by the oil and gas industry – so needless to say it will be welcomed, but what is the bigger story?

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Topics: Energy Insight

How was Offshore Europe 2017 for you?

by Andrew Bradshaw
11 Sep

The dust has just settled on Offshore Europe 2017 (OE2017) in Aberdeen, the region’s
leading conference for the oil and gas industry, so now’s a good time to consider some of the key takeaways that came up at the show.

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Topics: Energy Insight

Survival at home means increasing business abroad

by Andrew Bradshaw
08 Sep

It’s often said if you travel to any of the oil and gas centres around the world you’ll soon hear a Scots' accent. That’s because the quality of our engineering expertise and excellence is recognised and admired globally.

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Topics: Energy Insight

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