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Flagship industry conference to reinforce oil and gas delivery in a net zero context

5 February 2020

Efforts by the sector to support decarbonisation, improve business competitiveness and develop skills for the future will be explored at OGUK’s annual industry conference in Aberdeen on Wednesday 3 June.

Nearly 500 delegates are expected to attend the conference, titled “Getting to Net Zero – Roadmap 2035” and will consider the progress being made as well as the challenges that are out there if industry is to deliver on its commitment to Roadmap 2035 that it published last year..

Coming six months ahead of the COP 26 conference to be held in Glasgow this year, the flagship industry gathering will consider the continued importance of the UK’s oil and gas industry as the UK and Scotland gears up to meet its climate ambitions.

Focusing on the sixty actions outlined in the five key themes of the sector’s Roadmap 2035: a blueprint tonet zero, delegates will hear from leading industry speakers on:

  • Deepening supply chain excellence
  • Strengthening industry competitiveness
  • Delivering a net zero basin
  • Driving technology and innovation
  • Developing skills, behaviours and culture

Launching the 2020 conference today, OGUK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie said:

“With COP26 on the horizon, our 2020 conference is set to be an important milestone for the sector as we look to champion, challenge and consider our efforts in the transition to a low carbon future.

“The conference programme and exhibition will showcase how we are truly an industry in action to develop solutions, providing the energy the UK needs within the context of ever reducing emissions. The conference will provide a key platform to demonstrate how the challenge is being embraced as an opportunity by companies across the UK.

“This is a valuable event for anyone interested in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry to understand the changing business landscape and the opportunities it could bring to businesses, jobs, people and economies.”


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