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With the development of hydrogen as a viable alternate fuel gathering pace, Dr Graham Cooley of ITM Power talks to Ben Clark about the significance of hydrogen and the efforts being taken to encourage its adoption Fossil fuel-electric hybrid vehicles have been commonplace in the market for a number of

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The end of uk coal fired generation
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Phil Hewitt, Director of UK energy industry analysts EnAppSys, gives insight into Energy Secretary Amber Rud’s announcement that the Government will phase out coal fired power stations by 2025 It has been generally accepted within the market for some time now that coal will at some point be forced out

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Getting to work
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Helen Hutton discusses planning successes for a specific case of onshore exploration In August 2015 an Inspector allowed an appeal by Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc to carry out short-term conventional hydrocarbon exploration, at Holmwood, in the Weald Basin. The appeal scheme related to the main drill site (the

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Efficiency built in
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Ruukki UK Ltd discusses a revolution in creating energy efficient buildings – through solar power Throughout the construction industry it is widely recognised that one of the challenges we all face long term, is to deliver truly sustainable building envelopes. Legislation and accreditation schemes such as BREEAM and LEED have

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Opportunities for efficiency
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According to Malcolm Wilson, collaboration can reduce contract risk With the $50 barrel, there is sustained pressure for oil and gas companies to improve efficiency and reduce costs. In the UK alone, over 5500 direct jobs have been cut and the knock-on effect in the support sector adds an estimated

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The tide of change
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As the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, RenewableUK represents a leading voice in championing renewable energy as a key component in tackling climate change. Andrew Dann speaks with Wave and Tidal Development Manager, Dee Nunn regarding the role played by tidal energy in addressing this complex issue Today more

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The right message
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In the second quarter of 2015, renewables generated more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity, beating coal and nuclear. But the Government’s position on clean energy is still somewhat unclear With recent new statistics from RenewableUK showing the increasingly fundamental role that renewable energy is playing in generating electricity

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Pop go the analytics
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New approaches are allowing data analytics to transform upstream oil and gas. By Duncan Irving When it comes to the comprehensive exploitation of data, the upstream oil and gas industry is a decade behind industries where tight margins in customer- and logistics-driven value chains have led to massive investment in

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Survuve and thrive
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ERP – fuelling growth in the uk’s oil and gas industry. By Gavin Oberholzer A report for the industry body, Oil and Gas UK, last year estimated the oil and gas sector is worth about £35bn to the UK economy. The country still produces and meets the bulk of its

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Antoni Martínez explains why now more than ever, we need the best and brightest minds to create technology thattransforms power generation For 1200 years, the great and the good of Ancient Greece visited the oracle at Delphi for advice on everything from their personal lives to affairs of the state.

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