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Latest news and other content from the EI

The world of energy is at once fascinating and controversial, global and local, old and new. The Energy Institute is working to reinforce the role of evidence and expertise at the heart of the public debate about energy. Through original research, events and engagement work we gather and articulate the views of our professional membership, which spans the global energy system.

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Aviation fuel quality standard revised and updated by EI and JIG


The global aviation fuel quality standard that helps ensure the safety of passengers on more than 100,000 flights worldwide every day has been revised and updated by the Energy Institute (EI) in conjunction with the Joint Inspection Group (JIG).

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New onshore wind group to champion workforce health and safety


  • 19 onshore wind organisations have come together to establish SafetyOn
  • SafetyOn to provide transparency and champion good practice in industry’s health and safety performance

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Managing corrosion - EI launches vital new support for oil and gas operators


  • HSE endorses second edition of EI’s Corrosion Management Guidance
  • EI releases new eLearning course on Corrosion Under Insulation

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"No dodging carbon, methane or climate change at IP Week 2019" - Kingham


  • Big sustainability challenges to be addressed at annual London oil and gas industry fixture
  • Energy Institute (EI) becomes supporting organisation to the Methane Guiding Principles

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UK Secretary of State for International Trade to speak at IP Week


The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, UK Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, is the latest speaker confirmed for IP Week 2019, alongside high-profile figures from the world of energy.

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EI News stories

Energy Barometer 2019 - coming soon

The results of the EI’s annual ‘state of the nation’ survey of its UK membership will be published later in June, providing insight into the views of energy experts on salient topics.The 2019 Energy Barometer is the fifth in a series of publications designed to enhance the role of energy professiona...

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Call for Papers – 23rd World Petroleum Congress

The World Petroleum Congress (WPC) Organising Committee has announced the launch of the Call for Papers for the 23rd WPC, taking place in Houston, Texas in December 2020. With a focus on innovative energy solutions, the WPC will feature innovations from across the energy sector from disruptive techn...

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Assurances for a post-Brexit Environment Act

The EI has joined other leading business, environmental, academic and professional groups to publish a shared view of how the UK Government's planned Environment Bill can help 'put sustainability at the heart of our economic model’ following departure from the European Union.Published as part of the...

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Leading in energy management

A new brochure setting out the EI’s holistic offering in the sphere of energy management and energy efficiency has been published. Leading in Energy Management details the market-leading training, professional recognition, engagement tools and online resources available to professionals and companie...

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‘A modern, diverse energy mix requires a modern, diverse workforce’ says EI President Elect Steve Holliday

The ‘fundamental link’ between tackling climate change and ensuring women are on a level footing with men in the energy sector was at the heart of the speech made by EI President Elect Steve Holliday FREng FEI to the Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands Branch annual dinner in May.Addressing the audience...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

UK businesses accelerate shift to clean energy

Two British companies – RBS and Landsec – have become the first in the world to join all three corporate leadership initiatives of the international non-profit organisation The Climate Group. The initiatives are focused on electric vehicles (EV100), energy productivity (EP100) and renewable power (R...

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Government should get serious about CCUS – BEIS Committee

The government needs to move away from ‘vague and ambiguous’ targets and give a clear policy direction to ensure that the UK seizes the industrial and decarbonisation benefits of carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS), according to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee in a ...

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EVs to dominate car sales by 2040 – but more vehicles means emissions still rising

Electric vehicles (EVs) are likely to make up the majority of global sales of passenger cars and buses by 2040, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)’s Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019.Based on analysis of the evolving economics in different vehicle segments and geographical markets, the rep...

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Tougher entry tests for energy suppliers

Companies applying for a licence to supply energy will have to undergo more stringent tests from this month in order to help drive up standards for customers and reduce the risk of supplier failure, says Ofgem. Applicants will need to demonstrate they can adequately fund their operations for th...

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IEA shows the way forward for Iraq’s electricity sector

In a new report: Iraq’s Energy Sector: A Roadmap to a Brighter Future, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has identified immediate practical action and medium-term measures to tackle the most pressing problems in Iraq’s electricity sector. According to the IEA, Iraq’s electricity demand is l...

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