At Fifth Ring we fully understand the energy industry. We comprehend the cyclical nature of boom and bust. We’ve helped our clients communicate out of downturns and maximised their visibility during upturns. But we’ve never known a time as crazy as this. And neither has the industry.
However bad a situation might be, people will often look for the positives.
The lack of traffic on our roads and in our skies due to the COVID-19 lockdown has lead to two things occurring: one; noise pollution has fallen significantly and two; many cities around the world have witnessed a fall in air pollution.
Times are challenging for many businesses right now. The focus is on cost once again. That means every penny that you spend on PR has to work. And you have to be able to show the value that your activity brings to your business.
Here are a few tips on how to get the most from your PR budget
At this time of year, marketers in the oil and gas industry around the world are usually busy channelling all their attention into one activity – the annual Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas.
Over the last four years since the collapse of the oil price and the resulting downturn in activity, much has been made of the oil and gas industry’s ability to withstand whatever troubles it is faced with. The phrase “survival of the fittest” has often been heard in company office discussions to indicate that only the strong will be able to endure the challenges currently being experienced.
The first offshore mobile drilling platform was constructed in 1949 in just 20 feet of water. Exactly 70 years later, Total is expected to drill 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) later this year, setting a new record.
An impending shortfall in oil supply, a 25 percent increase in energy demand by 2040, the dramatic rise of electricity and a global collective failure to tackle greenhouse gas emissions are some of the key points in the recently-published World Energy Outlook 2018 from the International Energy Agency (IEA).