Today is Employee Ownership day 2021! This year marks a milestone for Merlin with regards to employee ownership. In just 6 days time, on 1st July, Merlin will be proudly celebrating being 5 years Employee Owned. Find out more about employee ownership in our newsletter.
Merlin is pleased to support the local community by continuing to sponsor GeoFest in 2021. A range of geological activities will run across the region over the summer months enabling families to enjoy time together, explore the local area and learn lots of interesting things.
Earth Day 2021 is taking place on Thursday 22nd April this year. It aims to drive thoughts and actions on important issues including global climate, plastic and pollution, science and education, people, communities, conservation and restoration. Here at Merlin, we are invested in playing an active role in decarbonising the global energy system while equally recognising the importance of retaining energy reliability, resilience and affordability during the transition to greener solutions. Learn more about what we do in our newsletter.
Merlin staff are pleased to share their love of geosciences with the younger generation. Find out how we are doing this in our newsletter.
Thursday 11th February marks the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Here at Merlin we understand how important it is to provide support and encouragement to girls in STEM subjects. Read more about the importance of this in our newsletter.
The political climate in many African nations is becoming increasingly stable, with governments keen to attract foreign investment to unlock the potential of their natural resources. There are currently plenty of opportunities for those seeking new acreage in Africa: From high-risk high-reward deepwater plays to near-field onshore exploration. Many African licensing rounds are still going ahead in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, albeit with delays to the planned timetables. Keep reading to find out more…
We wish to extend a warm welcome to Ken Lindsay who was appointed as Non-Exec Trustee Director of Merlin Energy Employee Trustees Limited last month.
In the overall doom and gloom of the current COVID environment in the UK it was great to see the positive news come out about the 32nd UKCS licensing round awards. We would like to pass on our congratulations to all the companies who have been offered licences.
Merlin staff have been actively participating in industry conferences and discussions about the Energy Transition so that we are both part of the debate and the solution. It has been genuinely uplifting to feel the passion of our fellow geoscientists who all want to play their part.
Stepping out as a recent graduate into the big scary world of work is a daunting task. Read about Georgie's experience as she makes the transition to Merlin Energy.
John Donato's paper on Gravity modelling across the UK Onshore East Midland's Shelf is well worth a read.
The “Integrated Biostratigraphic & Lithostratigraphic Framework of Offshore Ireland” project, which was awarded by the Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (PIP) to a Merlin led consortium in 2016, is currently in its final write up stage. The project received a high profile at the Atlantic Ireland 2019 Conference held in Dublin in late October, where some of the key results were presented in three conference talks.