Oil and Gas Industry Roundup: July 2017

August 8th, 2017

Welcome back to this month’s industry roundup, where we take a look at all of the biggest stories in the oil and gas industry. August continues to witness uncertainty across oil and gas, resulting in offshore explorer giant, Ophir, cutting 15% of its staff. It has also resulted in the world’s total energy investment dropping […]

Is the North East Offshore Sector Reviving?

July 20th, 2017

Positivity in the North East has increased as the number of oil and gas projects rise and more companies return to the region. This week has seen 70m jackets for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm erected on the banks of the Tyne, bringing with them a hope of revival in the sector.   Despite their excellent […]

Oil and Gas Industry Roundup: June 2017

July 5th, 2017

Welcome back to this month’s edition of the oil and gas industry roundup. At the beginning of every month, we bring you the biggest stories from the month in a bitesize roundup. June 2017 has been a busy month for the oil and gas industry across the world, with renewable energy overtaking gas and coal […]

Oil and Gas Industry Roundup: May 2017

June 1st, 2017

Every month we share the latest news and updates from the oil and gas industry in a bitesize roundup. This month we look at the Quad 204 project in the west of Shetland which has just produced first oil and the Gemini windfarm that has just been built off the coast of the Netherlands. We […]

KTP Programme Hailed a Success

May 23rd, 2017

Renown Group is delighted to have achieved the highest grade for the KTP programme they’ve recently completed.  Renown received the assessment from the Innovate UK team to congratulate all of the people involved in the partnership for achieving the outcome and to thank them for their contribution to the success. The company has received a […]

One of the Largest Offshore Wind Farms Opens in North Sea

May 12th, 2017

An offshore wind farm, off the coast of the Netherlands is estimated to be one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. Gemini windpark has 150 turbines operating in the North Sea, which is expected to eventually meet the needs of about 1.5 million people, and will help supply 785,000 Dutch households with […]

Oil and Gas Industry Roundup: April 2017

May 3rd, 2017

April has been a busy month for the world of Oil and Gas, with investments being made in the North Sea by Asia, the UK is leading on North Sea projects, and President Trump has expanded oil drilling to formerly restricted areas. To make sure you’re up to date with the latest oil and gas […]

Marketing Officer Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

April 4th, 2017

Our Marketing Officer, Hannah, is celebrating 1 year with Renown Group.   Hannah graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. After a number of administrative positions and volunteering as a marketing assistant at NewcastleGateshead Initiative, Hannah was employed with Renown as a full-time marketing officer. In this position, Hannah […]

Renown’s KTP Featured on Government Website

March 22nd, 2017

Renown Oil and Gas is delighted to have their KTP programme featured as a case study on the UK’s government services website (www.gov.uk). The article analyses how North East manufacturing companies have used partnerships with local universities to take on KTP’s (Knowledge Transfer Partnerships), and how the programme has helped improve their businesses. Knowledge Transfer […]

Renown Oil and Gas Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

March 10th, 2017

Apprentices are something we feel passionately about supporting. Renown aims to have a constant level of approximately 10 apprentices at a time.  We feel like they bring a fresh approach to the Group, and as they are currently studying engineering, they have new ideas that they love exploring with their colleagues.  Apprenticeships provide young people with […]