31st Offshore Licensing Round opens up high-impact frontier regions

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the 31 st Offshore Licensing Round, offering blocks in frontier areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), supported by government-funded data to stimulate interest in these under-explored basins and assist companies in their activities.

Mining Technology, Vol. 127, No. 3

Mining Technology , Vol. 127, No. 3, is now available. Memebers can read for free.

2018 IOM3 Premier Awards dinner

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) presented the 2018 Premier Awards to winners at a black tie event in London on 3 July. The prestigious IOM3 awards, medals and prizes that were given out on the evening acknowledged individuals and Local Societies for their achievements, published work and contributions to the profession.

UK National Standard for Marine Oil Spill Response Organisations

Introduced after a consultation with industry on the creation of a UK national standard for Oil Spill Response Organisations between January and March 2018, the standard contains up-to-date best practice guidance for organisations delivering Tier 2 spill response services in the UK. Applicability of this standard extends to all offshore installations on the UK Continental Shelf.

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway Releases New Memorandum on Risk Management

The memorandum on integrated and unified risk management in the petroleum industry aims to help companies continue developing their own activities in this area.