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ENERGY VIEWPOINT: Time for coal to come in from the cold?

24 September 2021
ENERGY VIEWPOINT: Time for coal to come in from the cold?

ENERGY VIEWPOINT: Time for coal to come in from the cold?

24 September 2021

Inverness-based energy expert Andrew Bradshaw looks at how we can guarantee future electricity supplies in a changing world


How secure is your digital system? The challenge of solving the unknown unknowns

23 May 2021
How secure is your digital system? The challenge of solving the unknown unknowns

How secure is your digital system? The challenge of solving the unknown unknowns

23 May 2021

VIEWPOINT: Andrew Bradshaw considers the implications of the major cycber attack on the Colonial Pipeline in the US on the energy industry here


VIEWPOINT: Pandemic has been a platform for digital technology growth

17 March 2021
VIEWPOINT: Pandemic has been a platform for digital technology growth

VIEWPOINT: Pandemic has been a platform for digital technology growth

17 March 2021

Andrew Bradshaw says a slow embrace of digital technology is no longer an option – the transformation has truly begun


What will 2021 hold for the energy industry?

20 January 2021
What will 2021 hold for the energy industry?

What will 2021 hold for the energy industry?

20 January 2021

VIEWPOINT: Despite the uncertainties, Andrew Bradshaw says that investment in new oil will be needed as the energy transition gains pace


Plenty of fuel in the tank for careers in oil and gas

15 September 2020
Plenty of fuel in the tank for careers in oil and gas

Plenty of fuel in the tank for careers in oil and gas

15 September 2020

Andrew Bradshaw says that young engineers can still find a long career in oil and gas in the North Sea region


Viewpoint: Covid-19 provides an opportunity to increase digitalisation

15 July 2020
Viewpoint: Covid-19 provides an opportunity to increase digitalisation

Viewpoint: Covid-19 provides an opportunity to increase digitalisation

15 July 2020

Energy expert Andrew Bradshaw says the pandemic may just be the impetus the industry needs to fully embrace new technology


Viewpoint: Time to press the reset button on energy?

15 June 2020
Viewpoint: Time to press the reset button on energy?

Viewpoint: Time to press the reset button on energy?

15 June 2020

With the global impact of coronavirus inescapable, Andrew Bradshaw says we are at a crossroads when it comes to the direction we want to travel


VIEWPOINT: It’s time we all got behind our oil workers

12 May 2020
VIEWPOINT: It’s time we all got behind our oil workers

VIEWPOINT: It’s time we all got behind our oil workers

12 May 2020

Andrew Bradshaw argues that North Sea oil and gas workers need support after the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sector


VIEWPOINT: Expect the unexpected in energy industry

07 April 2020
VIEWPOINT: Expect the unexpected in energy industry

VIEWPOINT: Expect the unexpected in energy industry

07 April 2020

Andrew Bradshaw is made to look foolish over his predictions as a row between Russia and Saudis sees oil price plummet during coronavirus crisis


VIEWPOINT: How will oil and gas companies solve the energy trilemma?

18 March 2020
VIEWPOINT: How will oil and gas companies solve the energy trilemma?

VIEWPOINT: How will oil and gas companies solve the energy trilemma?

18 March 2020

Andrew Bradshaw, head of energy insight at Fifth Ring, considers what the future holds for oil firms more used to peaks and troughs than stability


VIEWPOINT: Time to shine for the subsea sector

05 February 2020
VIEWPOINT: Time to shine for the subsea sector

VIEWPOINT: Time to shine for the subsea sector

05 February 2020

Andrew Bradshaw, head of energy insight at Fifth Ring, says the subsea industry has a lot to look forward to – including more oil and gas in the sea


VIEWPOINT: Who said oil and gas was boring?

13 January 2020
VIEWPOINT: Who said oil and gas was boring?

VIEWPOINT: Who said oil and gas was boring?

13 January 2020

Andrew Bradshaw, head of energy insight at Fifth Ring, looks back at the high drama of 2019 - a year which saw protests and net-zero targets set


VIEWPOINT: Survival of the fittest in oil and gas industry

10 December 2019
VIEWPOINT: Survival of the fittest in oil and gas industry

VIEWPOINT: Survival of the fittest in oil and gas industry

10 December 2019

Andrew Bradshaw points to Charles Darwin's use of the famous phrase, where the survivors will be those best able to adapt to the current conditions


VIEWPOINT: How will the electric vehicle revolution impact the Highlands?

11 November 2019
VIEWPOINT: How will the electric vehicle revolution impact the Highlands?

VIEWPOINT: How will the electric vehicle revolution impact the Highlands?

11 November 2019

Andrew Bradshaw considers the inevitable move towards electric transportation and the repercussions on our society, particularly in rural areas


VIEWPOINT: Oil and gas will play vital role in future energy mix

04 October 2019
VIEWPOINT: Oil and gas will play vital role in future energy mix

VIEWPOINT: Oil and gas will play vital role in future energy mix

04 October 2019

Energy 'transition' is not an accurate description of plans to reduce carbon in power production, according to Andrew Bradshaw


VIEWPOINT: Industry turns its attention to net zero, but change will take time

13 September 2019
VIEWPOINT: Industry turns its attention to net zero, but change will take time

VIEWPOINT: Industry turns its attention to net zero, but change will take time

13 September 2019

Oil and gas will continue to have an unavoidable and significant role to play in our energy provision for the foreseeable future, says Andrew Bradshaw


VIEWPOINT: Oil and gas industry has changed – for the better

16 August 2019
VIEWPOINT: Oil and gas industry has changed – for the better

VIEWPOINT: Oil and gas industry has changed – for the better

16 August 2019

As the 2019 Offshore Europe conference approaches, Andrew Bradshaw looks at the changing role of trade shows, as well as the industry at large


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