Dr. Abdul-Salam examines the economics of the controversial Cambo field in the UKCS
Dr. Abdul-Salam examines the economics of the controversial Cambo field, finding that it is inherently economically viable. He recommends that the UK Government should consider approving the application for consent to develop the field, contingent on a stringent carbon emissions reduction programme for the field being implemented offshore.
Dr Takahiko Kiso publishes an article in The Economic Journal
Dr Takahiko Kiso's latest research paper 'A Subsidy That Is Inversely Related to the Product Price' is forthcoming in The Economic Journal, a top economics journal with a worldwide reputation and a broad international readership.
Impact of Research - Professor Alex Kemp's contributions to the University's REF 2021
For the current assessment period (2014 - 2020) the university submission dated March 2021 included two key studies from Professor Kemp's research indicating their wider impact for the industry, relevant Government's department, and politicians.
Professor Kemp gives invited oral evidence to the BEIS Review of North Sea licensing
The UK Government conducted a review of North Sea Licensing Policy in the context of its wider aim of achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050.
Professor Kemp gives invited oral evidence to the Treasury Review of the North Sea
The Treasury conducted a review of the North Sea Oil and Gas Taxation System in the context of the Net Zero commitments, extreme oil price volatility, and the need to incentivise economic production.
Professor Kemp submits responses to the OGA towards its proposal to revise its MER UK Strategy
Professor Kemp's submission indicated how the Strategy could best be modified to meet the proposed revised one.
Professor Catia Montagna has been conferred a Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences
Catia is among 73 leading UK social scientists who have been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences this Autumn. Fellows are elected for their contributions to research, and for their application of social science to policy, education, society and the economy.
How will coronavirus affect the UK's oil and gas industry?
The oil and gas sector is wrestling with the dual shock of COVID-19 and substantial falls in the oil price, some of which predated the crisis. What are the implications for the industry – and for exploration and development activity in the UK continental shelf (UKCS)? Two recent studies of...
Study predicts sharp decrease in UKCS medium- and long-term production following oil price collapse.
A study examining the prospects for activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has projected a sharp decrease in medium- and long-term production from 2019–2050. The findings are consistent with substantial job losses and many undeveloped discoveries, said co-author Alex Kemp, Professor of Petroleum Economics at the University of Aberdeen...
Dr Takahiko Kiso receives honourable mention at the EAERE Awards for Environmental Economics
A recent paper by Dr Takahiko Kiso, lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and member of the Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance (ACREEF), has received an honourable mention at the EAERE Award for the Best Paper Published in Environmental and Resource Economics in 2019. The paper titled...