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Will OPEC extend oil output cuts through 2018?

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Will OPEC extend oil output cuts through 2018?

Facebook and Microsoft have finished laying 4000 mile long undersea data cable between the US and Spain

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Facebook and Microsoft have finished laying 4000 mile long undersea data cable between the US and Spain

A deep-sea wind farm the size of India could power the world

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A deep-sea wind farm the size of India could power the world

Meet Account Manager Francesca Turner

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Meet Account Manager Francesca Turner

Committed to the Humber region: a £2m offshore wind centre of excellence

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Committed to the Humber region: a £2m offshore wind centre of excellence

Ice And Drones: The Future Of Wind Energy

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Ice And Drones: The Future Of Wind Energy

Investor Confidence Returns To The North Sea Despite 60,000 Jobs Cut

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Investor Confidence Returns To The North Sea Despite 60,000 Jobs Cut

Controversial Scottish Wind Farm To Create 2000 Jobs

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Controversial Scottish Wind Farm To Create 2000 Jobs

The World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm To Be Built By DONG In The UK

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The World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm To Be Built By DONG In The UK

Women: An untapped reserve that the O&G industry has slept on for years

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Women: An untapped reserve that the O&G industry has slept on for years

Meet the team: Marketing & Business Operations Manager Derya Aydoğan

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Meet the team: Marketing & Business Operations Manager Derya Aydoğan

Could Eni's Arctic Risk Pay Off?

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Could Eni's Arctic Risk Pay Off?

Meet the team: Account Manager Rhoss Williams

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Meet the team: Account Manager Rhoss Williams

The Race For Floating Wind Farms Has Begun

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The Race For Floating Wind Farms Has Begun

EU Vows Economic Counter Sanctions If Trump Signs Anti-Russia Bill

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EU Vows Economic Counter Sanctions If Trump Signs Anti-Russia Bill

Meet the team: Director Adam Sumner

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Meet the team: Director of Finance, Adam Sumner

UK energy sector likely ‘compromised’ by hackers

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UK energy sector likely ‘compromised’ by hackers

Poland Seeks To Become EU’s Gas Hub

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Poland Seeks To Become EU’s Gas Hub

The latest developments in wind: From hacking wind farms to O&G exploration reforms

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The latest developments in wind: From hacking wind farms to O&G exploration reforms

US Shale and OPEC are on collision course

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US Shale and OPEC are on collision course

Peter Thompson on guest lecturing at Plymouth University

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Peter Thompson on guest lecturing at Plymouth University

Peter, Precise & Plymouth

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Peter, Precise & Plymouth

Trump throws a tantrum: pulls USA out of Paris Climate Accord

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Trump throws a tantrum: pulls USA out of Paris Climate Accord

OPEC extends oil output cut until 2018

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OPEC extends oil output cut until 2018

Should OPEC Abandon Its Current Oil Price Strategy?

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Should OPEC Abandon Its Current Oil Price Strategy?

Did OPEC Shoot Itself In The Foot?

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Did OPEC Shoot Itself In The Foot?

A war on facts: The Donald vs. US States and Scientists

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A war on facts: The Donald vs. US States and Scientists

OPEC Deal Extension Looks Shaky As Shale Hedges Production

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OPEC Deal Extension Looks Shaky As Shale Hedges Production

An assessment of the global renewable scene

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An assessment of the global renewable scene

The modern-day equivalent of David vs. Goliath

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The modern day equivalent of David vs. Goliath

Celebrating International Women's Day with the women of our industry

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Celebrating International Women's Day with the women of our industry

An update on Non-OPEC production compliance

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An update on Non-OPEC production compliance

Can't Change the Direction of the Wind, USA

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Can't Change the Direction of the Wind, USA

EU: 'Energy Efficiency First'

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EU: 'Energy Efficiency First'

Saudi Minister of Energy welcomes Trump era and compliments fossil fuel policies

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Saudi Minister of Energy welcomes Trump era and compliments fossil fuel policies

Trump’s Drilling Frenzy Could Upend OPEC Deal

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Trump’s Drilling Frenzy Could Upend OPEC Deal

Survey freelancers' views on competency and the challenges facing the industry

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Freelancers: Competency assessment and the challenges facing our industry

Wood Mackenzie: O&G investment will more than double in 2017

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Wood Mackenzie: ''O&G investment will more than double in 2017''

Will 2017 be a landmark year for Renewables?

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Will 2017 be a landmark year for Renewables?

OPEC: Who’s cutting, who’s cheating

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OPEC: Who’s cutting, who’s cheating

The Year In Review

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The Year In Review

Can OPEC Enforce A Non-OPEC Cut?

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Can OPEC Enforce A Non-OPEC Cut?

OPEC's output deal

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OPEC's output deal

The race to ban coal use

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The race to ban coal use

Top Trumps – The Debate over Climate Change in America

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Top Trumps – The Debate over Climate Change in America

An OPEC deal in Vienna is ‘highly likely’

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An OPEC deal in Vienna is ‘highly likely’

British Offshore Industry: Expect The Unexpected

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British Offshore Industry: Expect The Unexpected

Winds of change: oil and gas no longer a long term strategic commitment for Dong Energy

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Winds of change: oil and gas no longer a long term strategic commitment for Dong Energy

The UK’s Oil And Gas Ultimatum: Exploration Or Bust

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The UK’s Oil And Gas Ultimatum: Exploration Or Bust

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Frack off! or Frack on?

Trump and Clinton On Energy: All Noise, No Substance

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Trump And Clinton On Energy: All Noise, No Substance

OPEC surprisingly agrees to limit crude output - but will it deliver?

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OPEC surprisingly agrees to limit crude output - but will it deliver?

Fighting ocean pollution: from clean-up to ocean fresh fashion

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Fighting ocean pollution: from clean-up to ocean fresh fashion

The wind farm life cycle & different levels of activity in the market

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The wind farm life cycle & different levels of activity in the market

Undersea cable laying and the role of trenching tools

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Undersea cable laying and the role of trenching tools

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OPEC’s upcoming production freeze meeting: All talk or game changing?

An increase in offshore construction and UXO activity? Bang on!

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An increase in offshore construction and UXO activity? Bang on!

Europe's Prevailing Winds head to America

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Europe's Prevailing Winds head to America

Smoke and mirrors can't disguise the truth

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Smoke and mirrors can't disguise the truth

Key developers on post-brexit wind investment

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Key developers on post-brexit wind investment

What’s next for the UK energy sector?

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Brexit: What’s next for the UK energy sector?

Major shifts between 2008 and today

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Major shifts between 2008 and today

The oil industry's not so great crew change

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The oil industry's not so great crew change

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For the first time in 8 months, oil closes above US$50

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OPEC fails to reach an agreement

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The controversy of the Nord Stream 2

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Thinking small is the future

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Nigerian oil output plunges

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Saudi oil minister sacked in government shake-up

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How will the UK's abandonment of the EU impact the oil and gas industry?

What's next for OPEC after Doha?

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What's next for OPEC after Doha?

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World's biggest oil producers failed to reach an agreement

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All Eyes On Doha As Oil Producers Brace For Meet

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The reserve-replacement ratio

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The dilemma in the oil market

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“Embracing Innovation Is The Only Option”.

Oceanology International - DJI 3 drone competition

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DJI Phantom 3 Drone Competition

International Women's Day - Eseosa Michelle Eguagie

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International Women's Day - Eseosa Michelle Eguagie

International Women's Day - Pat Thomson

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International Women's Day - Pat Thomson

International Women's Day - Claire Jennings

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International Women's Day - Claire Jennings

International Women's Day - Scarlett Mummery

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International Women's Day - Scarlett Mummery

International Women's Day - Elisabeth Søndenaa

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International Women's Day - Elisabeth Søndenaa

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International Women's Day - Claire Cooper

International Women's Day - Suzanne West

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International Women's Day - Suzanne West

Time to become the Saudi Arabia of Renewables?

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Time to become the Saudi Arabia of Renewables?

The Viability of Production Agreements – Shaky Frameworks and External Actors

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The Viability of Production Agreements – Shaky Frameworks and External Actors

Renewable Energy: Once unthinkable – Now unstoppable

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Renewable Energy: Once unthinkable – Now unstoppable

‘Share and Share Alike……’

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‘Share and Share Alike...’

The Crystal-Ball is Murky for Future O&G Capex

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The Crystal-Ball is Murky for Future O&G Capex

Iran Aims to Supply Over 50% of Energy Through Renewables by 2025

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Iran Aims to Supply Over 50% of Energy Through Renewables by 2025

Low Oil Price Instigating another ‘Russian Flu’?

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Low Oil Price Instigating another ‘Russian Flu’?

Energetic Achievements – Scotland’s On Track

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Energetic Achievements – Scotland’s On Track

The Saudi Arabia-Iran Hurt Locker – A War Fought with Oil Prices

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The Saudi Arabia-Iran Hurt Locker – A War Fought with Oil Prices

Promising Forecasts – Precarious Future

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Promising Forecasts – Precarious Future

Difficult Times Ahead for US Shale Drillers

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Difficult Times Ahead for US Shale Drillers

Uruguay: Small Nation Providing Big Renewable Results

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Uruguay: Small Nation Providing Big Renewable Results

The Oil Price in 2016 – Speculating and Forecasting

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The Oil Price in 2016 – Speculating and Forecasting

France Doubles Investments in Renewable Energy in Africa

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France Doubles Investments in Renewable Energy in Africa

The OPEC Meeting Aftermath

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The OPEC Meeting Aftermath

Technological Advancements in Offshore Wind

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Technological Advancements in Offshore Wind

Saudi Arabia and Russia - The Unlikely Odd Couple

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Saudi Arabia and Russia - The Unlikely Odd Couple

Linking Renewable Resources to Maximise Power Potential

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Linking Renewable Resources to Maximise Power Potential

The Day after Tomorrow – The future of OPEC and Oil

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The Day after Tomorrow – The future of OPEC and Oil

Dutch Offshore Wind Energy – Bids, Investments and Growth

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Dutch Offshore Wind Energy – Bids, Investments and Growth

Casualties of War – Canada Suffers Amidst OPEC and US Shale Battle

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Casualties of War – Canada Suffers Amidst OPEC and US Shale Battle

Green Light for Asia Pacific Clean Energy

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Green Light for Asia Pacific Clean Energy

Cables and Geopolitics

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Cables and Geopolitics

Diversifying the Energy Landscape

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Diversifying the Energy Landscape

The Interconnectivity of Oil and Politics

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The Interconnectivity of Oil and Politics

Renewable Energy – Costs, Risks and Unforeseen Outcomes

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Renewable Energy – Costs, Risks and Unforeseen Outcomes

Global Energy - Conflict and Synergy

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Global Energy - Conflict and Synergy

Submarine Cables – Our Modern Day Superheroes

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Submarine Cables – Our Modern Day Superheroes

Renewable Energy Policy: The Hard Right or the Easy Wrong?

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Renewable Energy Policy: The Hard Right or the Easy Wrong?

Venezuela – The Cost of OPEC’s Price War

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Venezuela – The Cost of OPEC’s Price War

Warnings Issued from the Renewable Sector

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Warnings Issued from the Renewable Sector

The Oil Price Collapse: 1 Year On

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The Oil Price Collapse: 1 Year On

The Break-Even Point?

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The Break-Even Point?

The Winds of Change

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The Winds of Change

Artic Drilling: Economic Feasibility and Environmental Pressure

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Artic Drilling: Economic Feasibility and Environmental Pressure

The Renewables Ramp-Up

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The Renewables Ramp-Up

Iran and Pastures New

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Iran and Pastures New

Investment in Renewables – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?

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Investment in Renewables – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?

Is OPEC set for a Showdown?

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Is OPEC set for a Showdown?

Global Energy: Necessity, Innovation and Alternatives

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Global Energy: Necessity, Innovation and Alternatives

The Challenges of the UK Oil Sector

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The Challenges of the UK Oil Sector

The Economic Dichotomy of Oil and Gas

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The Economic Dichotomy of Oil and Gas

Future Oil Price – Unchartered Territory

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Future Oil Price – Unchartered Territory

Opec Production Strategy: Decisions and Consequences

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OPEC Production Strategy: Decisions and Consequences

Talkin' bout a (solar) revolution

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Talkin' bout a (solar) revolution

Renewables: Can we handle the power?

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Renewables: Can we handle the power?

All eyes on Iran: $185bn oil & gas projects target set

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All eyes on Iran: $185bn oil & gas projects target set

UK’s North Sea anticipates first production rise in 15 years

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North Sea anticipates first production rise in 15 years

‘’Oil companies should resurrect stalled projects’’

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‘’Oil companies should resurrect stalled projects’’

Renewable Energy: The risk of overpowering the market

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Renewable Energy: The risk of overpowering the market

The oil price war backfires on Saudi

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The oil price war backfires on Saudi

Oil & Energy crunch set to inflict real pain on Russia

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Oil & Energy crunch set to inflict real pain on Russia

Talent crisis: Long-term plans for long-term results

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Talent crisis: Long-term plans for long-term results

‘’Iran's return won't impact oil prices as much as shale’’

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‘’Iran's return won't impact oil prices as much as shale’’

Mexico's landmark oil block auction results disappoint

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Mexico's landmark oil block auction results disappoint

Investor confidence: Gone with the wind

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Investor confidence: Gone with the wind

Signed, Sealed, And Better Be Delivered

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Signed, Sealed, And Better Be Delivered

Oil price collapse is just one worry for Brazil's Petrobras

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Oil price collapse is just one worry for Petrobras

Three events that just sent the oil price sinking

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Three events that just sent the oil price sinking

Oil markets await Iran nuclear negotiation outcomes

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Oil markets await Iran nuclear negotiation outcomes

Dutch Court initiates 'start of a wave of climate legislation'

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Dutch Court initiates 'start of a wave of climate legislation'

Germany's E.ON about to sell its North Sea and Algeria assets

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Germany's E.ON about to sell its North Sea and Algeria assets

Saudi Arabia is losing its crown to Russia

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Saudi Arabia is losing its crown to Russia

Cost reductions and cuts in the Norwegian oil and gas industry still not on hold

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Cost reductions and cuts in the Norwegian oil and gas industry still not on hold

When it comes to Alaska, it's all about the numbers

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When it comes to Alaska, it's all about the numbers

Wind power isn't as cheap as it seems

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Wind power isn't as cheap as it seems

OPEC maintains production ceiling

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OPEC maintains production ceiling

Norwegian drilling strike looms

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Norwegian drilling strike looms

Shell drilling in the Arctic vs. Environmental groups

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Shell drilling in the Arctic vs. Environmental groups

Queen's speech backs Oil & Gas over Renewables

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Queen's speech backs Oil & Gas over Renewables

Oil & Gas UK reacts to news of new Energy Bill.

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Oil & Gas UK reacts to news of new Energy Bill

Brazil & Chile leading strong South American renewables growth

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Brazil & Chile leading strong South American renewables growth

ISIS: Extremists, militants and now mass oil exporters?

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ISIS: Extremists, militants and now mass oil exporters?

Germany will lead annual offshore wind installations in 2015 as UK loses top spot

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Germany will lead annual offshore wind installations in 2015 as UK loses top spot

China becomes world's biggest importer of crude oil

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China becomes world's biggest importer of crude oil

Subsea 7’s recent Q1 earnings defy oil price drop

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Subsea 7’s recent Q1 earnings defy oil price drop

Ex-BP CEO sees oil prices rebounding sooner than later

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Ex-BP CEO sees oil prices rebounding sooner than later

GlobalData: Upstream M&A activity remains in slump with $2bn drop

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GlobalData: Upstream M&A activity remains in slump with $2bn drop

UK pressures Russian oil billionaire to sell North Sea gas fields

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UK pressures Russian oil billionaire to sell North Sea gas fields

Saudi Arabia continues to boost crude production

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Saudi Arabia continues to boost crude production

The search for missing MH370 continues...

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The search for missing MH370 continues...

Crude oil price shows signs of rebounding

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Crude oil price shows signs of rebounding

Oil & Gas UK: Oil & gas industry commits to £60 million search and rescue helicopter service

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Oil & Gas UK: Oil & gas industry commits to £60 million search and rescue helicopter service

Sovereign wealth funds: What's next for Norway?

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Sovereign wealth funds: What's next for Norway?

United Steelworkers vs Shell: Is the end in sight?

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United Steelworkers vs Shell: Is the end in sight?

Global Data: Wind Turbine Operations and Maintenance Expenditure to Hit $17 Billion by 2020

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Global Data: Wind turbine operations and maintenance expenditure to hit $17 bn by 2020

North Sea oil and gas industry to see potential tax cuts

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Potential tax cuts for the North Sea oil and gas industry?

Glen Wiggins’ volunteering experience at Zeehondencreche Pieterburen

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Precise freelancer Glen Wiggins shares his volunteering experience at Zeehondencreche Pieterburen

OPEC Secretary-General’s speech on oil market position & outlook

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OPEC Secretary-General gives speech on oil market position & outlook

Agencies: Why every freelancer needs one

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Agencies: Why every freelancer needs one

Government responses to low oil prices will impact long-term supply dynamics

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Government responses to low oil prices will impact long-term supply dynamics

Precise's take on the recent changes to UK tax legislation

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Precise's take on the recent changes to UK tax legislation

U.S. Senate fail to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL oil pipeline

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U.S. Senate fail to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL oil pipeline

End of an intern - Sanne Winsser

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End of an intern - Sanne Winsser

Solwara-1 seabed mining project brings controversy to Papua New Guinea

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Solwara-1 seabed mining project brings controversy to Papua New Guinea

Fugro reportedly selling their entire Subsea division

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Fugro reportedly selling their entire subsea division

Ebola: An end in sight for this devastating epidemic?

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Ebola: An end in sight for this devastating epidemic?

Mexico’s bidding round will remain competitive despite low oil prices

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Mexico’s bidding round will remain competitive despite low oil prices

South Stream pipeline takes a different direction

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South Stream pipeline takes a different direction

What does the future hold for Norway's oil industry?

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What does the future hold for Norway's oil industry?

Saudi Arabia's plan to challenge the USA

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Saudi Arabia's plan to challenge the USA

OPEC defend decision to not cut output

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OPEC defend decision to not cut output

Cameron claims the drop in oil price should boost wages

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Cameron claims the drop in oil price should boost wages

Tenders open for possible MH370 recovery

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Tenders open for possible MH370 recovery

US energy shares affected by crash in oil price

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US energy shares affected by crash in oil price

Precise's take on the recent job cuts made by BP

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Precise's take on the recent job cuts made by BP

Oil price fall outpaces UK offshore tax incentives

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Oil price fall outpaces UK offshore tax incentives

What does 2015 hold for the offshore industry?

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What does 2015 hold for the offshore industry?

Press release from Wood Group announcing UK contractor rates reduction and salary freezing plans for UK employees:

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Press release from Wood Group announcing UK contractor rates reduction and salary freezing plans for UK employees

Brent price falls below $60

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Brent price falls below $60

Saipem set to lose massive share of revenue from the collapse of South Stream

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Saipem set to lose massive share of revenue from the collapse of South Stream

Putin announces the cancellation of the South Stream pipeline

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Putin announces the cancellation of the South Stream pipeline

What does Osborne's Autumn Statement mean for the oil and gas industry?

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What does Osborne's Autumn Statement mean for the oil and gas industry?

Technip awarded Gullfaks field subsea contract from Statoil

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Technip awarded Gullfaks field subsea contract from Statoil

Oil markets remain unsteady after OPEC decision

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Oil markets remain unsteady after OPEC decision

Do Precise Consultants have the key to the workforce shortage?

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Do Precise Consultants have the key to the workforce shortage?

Record Breaking IMCA Annual Seminar Held in London

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Record breaking IMCA annual seminar held in London

Have we passed the peak price of oil?

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Have we passed the peak price of oil?

The world's largest crane ship Pieter Schelte sets sail for Rotterdam

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The world's largest crane ship Pieter Schelte sets sail for the Netherlands

Could the US become oil and gas self-sufficient?

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Could the US become oil and gas self-sufficient?

A further drop in oil prices means tentative times for the OPEC

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A further drop in oil prices means tentative times for the OPEC

Halliburton takes over Baker Hughes for $34.6bn

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Halliburton takes over Baker Hughes for $34.6B

Subsea 7 enjoys profits lift in Q3, warns uncertainty to come

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Subsea 7 enjoys profits lift in Q3, warns uncertainty to come

BP's CEO has come out in support of their Russian investments

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BP remains committed to Russia's Rosneft investment

Does the Ebola virus have the potential to cause widespread disruption to the offshore industry?

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Ebola: A threat to the offshore industry?

Will the introduction of Fugro prove successful in the search for the missing MH370?

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Fugro joins the search for missing MH370

How much business you can expect in the coming months depends on the next moves on the Middle East chess board

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The pace of life in the oil industry

Here is a quick guide to some of the basic administrative tasks for freelancers working with Precise Consultants.

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Invoices & Expenses

With its theme, Energy & Enterprise, the three-day event is expected to attract a wide international audience drawn from all sectors of the hydrographic and related professions.

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Hydro 14 Call for Papers

The industry body Oil and Gas UK has commissioned professional services company EY to conduct a review of the economic contribution to the UK of Britain’s oil and gas supply chain

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Economic Contribution Of Oil and Gas

China has overtaken the US as the world’s foremost importer of oil, according to data produced by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Daily oil consumption in China now stands at 6.3million barrels per day, versus 6.1million in the US

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Focus Shifts To China As The World’s Largest Importer Of Oil

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Nurturing The Next Generation Of Hydrographic Talent

Precise Consultants was created in 2013. Here co-founders, firstly Peter Thompson and then Adam Sumner, give some background on themselves, and why the company came about.

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Introducing Precise Consultants