Energy integration in the UK Continental Shelf: How will the basin evolve?

Presented by

Carlo Procaccini, Bethan Vasey, Myrtle Dawes, Colin Maclver, Will Apps

About this talk

The report from the Energy Integration Project, recently published by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) in collaboration with Ofgem, The Crown Estate, BEIS and Crown Estate Scotland, has highlighted that the UKCS basin is a critical energy resource for the UK, both today and for a net zero future. Leveraging cross-sector energy solutions (oil and gas electrification, wind power, hydrogen, and carbon capture and storage) could potentially support the delivery of ~30% of the country’s overall net zero target. When you add the potential contribution of offshore renewables, the UKCS could support as much as 60% of the whole UK’s abatement required by 2050. How can this potential become a reality, and how can projects be accelerated? Today we discuss what can be done in the near term to cut emissions in the UKCS, including through platform electrification, and also the collaboration with the wind power sector. Following this, we look at how oil and gas capabilities and infrastructure can be harnessed to support further renewables expansion and inject pace into CCS and hydrogen. Chair: Carlo Procaccini, Head of Technology, Oil and Gas Authority Panelists: ● Bethan Vasey, Upstream Energy Transition Manager, Shell UK ● Myrtle Dawes, Solution Centre Director, The Oil & Gas Technology Centre ● Colin MacIver, Offshore Wind Development Manager, Crown Estate Scotland ● Will Apps, Head of Energy Development, The Crown Estate Panel discussion and audience Q&A

Related topics:

More from this channel

Upcoming talks (0)
On-demand talks (30)
Subscribers (7901)
Upscale your knowledge and hear from the best and brightest within the renewable and low carbon energy sector