June 6, 2017

Opening Plenary Session

08:30-09:45
AECC

The opening plenary session was chaired by Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive of Oil & Gas UK and featured several key note addresses from industry leaders and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.

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Industry Vision

10:30  -  12:00
AECC

Vision 2035 looks ahead a generation from now to see how the UK oil and gas industry could be transformed. Developed together by the Oil and Gas Authority and Oil & Gas UK, alongside industry, government and other stakeholders, the Vision sets out an exciting future for the sector where, through the expertise of its […]

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Industrial Strategy

10:30  -  12:00
AECC

As a national asset, the oil and gas sector contributes significantly to the UK economy through generating revenue, employing thousands of skilled people, delivering a secure supply of energy and as an essential feedstock for other sectors. It merits a place at the heart of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy and industry is driving forward […]

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Investment Stimulation

10:30  -  12:00
AECC

Attracting fresh capital into the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) is a fundamental requirement if industry is to unlock the remaining resource of up to 20 billion barrels of oil and gas in line with the MER UK (Maximising Economic Recovery from the UKCS) Strategy. The new wave of investors demonstrates that the basin has a […]

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Plenary Session

12:00-12:45
AECC

The second plenary session was an audience with Andy Samuel, Chief Executive of the Oil and Gas Authority and chaired by Neil McCulloch, Oil & Gas UK Operator Co-Chair. Andy Samuel was quizzed by Neil McCulloch on a range of topics including his thoughts on his role and the achievements of the Oil & Gas Authority. […]

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Health, Safety and the Environment

14:00  -  15:30
AECC

The implementation of the EU Offshore Safety Directive has combined the seemingly diverse goal-setting regime of health and safety regulation with the more prescriptive approach of environmental regulation. Key to ensuring the new system is fit to support the sector’s future needs is establishing an approach that supports robust working relationships among all industry stakeholders, […]

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Supply Chain Resilience

14:00  -  15:30
AECC

The UK supply chain has unrivalled experience in maximising recovery from a mature basin and those companies destined to play a crucial role in the industry’s long-term future are demonstrating adaptability and resilience during the downturn. This session looked at contracting relationships; supply chain collaboration and integration; diversification into other industrial sectors; the potential for […]

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Efficiency – The New Competitive Advantage

14:00  -  15:30
AECC

Tough business conditions have challenged the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) these past two years. However, a relentless focus on efficiency has halved average unit operating costs to $15.30 per barrel, improving competitiveness while safely increasing oil and gas production. Along with individual company efforts, Oil & Gas UK’s Efficiency Task Force (ETF) is the catalyst […]

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Plenary Session – General Election 2017 – Oil and Gas Hustings

16:15-17:15
AECC

Chaired by Damian Bates, Aberdeen Journals Callum McCaig, SNP Callum O’Dwyer, Labour Ross Thomson, Scottish Conservatives John Waddell, Liberal Democrats  

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Drinks Reception

17:15-18:30
AECC