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Information and samples power commencement

Today, Monday 19 December, two additional powers within the Energy Act 2016, have been brought into force, relating to reporting of information and samples.

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Hackathon identifies more than 60 ideas to transform well construction on UKCS

A recent hackathon attracted more than 100 professionals from across sectors in an effort to explore how new and ‘new to wells’ technologies can transform the way wells are constructed and drilled on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

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STEM in the Pipeline triumph

Pupils from Aberdeen City and Shire schools have triumphed in this year’s STEM in the Pipeline competition, which tasked them with finding a solution to an oil and gas challenge.

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Industry collaborate to help simplify commercial and legal practices

A rising number of UK operator companies are demonstrating their commitment to working smarter by signing up to two initiatives designed to reduce the legal and commercial complexity of offshore operations.

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OGA launches an Offshore 2016 Supplementary Round

Companies can now apply for new licences to drill for offshore oil and gas in a number of blocks in the Offshore 2016 Supplementary Round.

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Launch of the OGA Asset Stewardship Survey

On 16 November 2016, the new OGA Asset Stewardship Survey was launched.

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SNS Rejuvenation Group appoints members

A steering group of offshore companies working together to explore opportunities to maximise remaining gas reserves in the Southern North Sea (SNS) has been appointed.

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OGA launches well construction hackathon to deliver savings

The OGA is holding a hackathon to identify new technology and practices which can reduce the cost of well construction on the UKCS.

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