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SPE offshore Europe postponed due to coronavirus

SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen Organizers of an offshore energy-focused event postpone the event at Aberdeen’s P & J Live February 1-4, 2022, in line with Scottish Government guidance on the coronavirus situation. I decided to do it.

Jonathan Hasty, Portfolio Director – Energy & Marine of RX (Reed Exhibitions) and co-sponsor of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) of SPE Offshore Europe said: We were excited about SPE Offshore Europe returning to Aberdeen in February 2022, but given the current situation, it is clear that moving forward is not in the best interests of the community.

“The decision was made with all our hearts and we thank the exhibitors and all for their great support for their hard work to make the exhibition a success. The full conference and exhibition will be held in September 2023. Rescheduled on 5-8 days. “”

“Deferring such a large event is a complex process and we will be in direct contact with exhibitors and stakeholders within a few days. The February 2022 exhibition space reservation will be in September 2023. Guaranteed. “

Heastie suggested that small thematic events could be held in late 2022 if industry demand is sufficient. We will build on the extensive, high-quality content we launched in February to support a fair energy transition. “

Increasing number of COVID cases

Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, warned of an increase in the number of COVID cases in a statement filed with the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on January 5, 2022. It is driven by a highly infectious variant of Omicron.

“Here in Scotland, the total number of newly reported cases has increased by 87% in the past week. Tomorrow’s figures will almost certainly pass 1 million reported cases since the outbreak of the pandemic. Let’s do it, “said the sturgeon on Wednesday.

“But Omicron’s rapid and very widespread infections have always underestimated the true level of infection, and the daily recorded aggregates of cases provide a more comprehensive indicator of how prevalent the virus is. It’s like not giving us, “she said.

“A weekly survey released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows better signs, suggesting that one in 40 people in Scotland will be infected with COVID in the week leading up to December 23. it was done.

The results of the latest ONS survey, published just minutes ago, suggest that it has risen by a factor of 20 in the week leading up to December 31, “Sturgeon added.

“In short, COVID is far more widespread than at any stage of the pandemic so far, and will surely spread even more in the future,” she said.

Sturgeon confirms that large rally restrictions, distance requirements between groups of people in public indoor locations, and table service requirements at hospitality facilities that serve alcohol on the premises continue to be valid. Did. .. “

“Furthermore, although this is not a legal requirement, we continue to strongly advise the general public to limit contact with people in other households as much as possible and to limit the number of households held at indoor rallies. Up to 3 people. “

“If at least one in 20 of us is infected with the virus, the risk of getting the virus when mixed with others, as it is now, is very high. Therefore, we have the opportunity to mix. Limiting also reduces our own risk. About catching viruses that are known to have a negative impact on our health. “

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