All meetings unless otherwise advised are held either in the lecture room of the Tom Patten Building at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University Edinburgh or BP, Aberdeen at 5.30pm. The University of Paisley (Room P121, P Block) will be added to the list of venues.
Members can participate at these meetings through the video-conference link between the venues. Please let Steve Bedford know in advance if you intend to attend at the BP offices.
Click here for a map and directions on how to get to the Tom Patten Building at Heriot Watt.
Click here for a map and directions on how to get to BP offices.
Click here for a map of the university campus at Paisley.
Dates for your diary 2013
Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 5.00pm (for 5.30pm start)
The Brent Experience: Plug and Abandonment of Wells in the Decommissioning Project
Speaker: Caroline Evans, Shell
Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 6.00pm (for 6.30pm)
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
Renewable Energy in Scotland
Speaker: Iain Todd, Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group
Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 5.00pm (for 5.30pm) *
Speaker: Mike Richards, Aberdeen Drilling Management
Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 7.00pm (for 7.30pm) *
BGS, Murchison House, Edinburgh
The geology and history of surface mining in East Ayrshire
Speaker: John Crone, Geologist
Wednesday, 5 March 2014, – 1.00pm (for 1.30pm)
University of St Andrews
Young Persons’ Lecture Competition
Tuesday, 11 March 2014, – 6.00pm (for 6.30pm provisional)
Marcliffe Hotel, Aberdeen
Scotland's Oil? How might an independent Scotland maximise its oil and gas revenues?
Speaker: Derek Leith, Ernst & Young and Judith Aldersley-Williams, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
Thursday, 10 April 2014, 6.00pm (for 6.30pm)
Lochside House Hotel, New Cumnock
The regeneration of the Polkemmet Colliery site
Speaker: Alan Blair, Fairhurst
* video-conference link between Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Paisley available