41st Annual Dinner (2019)
Friday, March 8, 2019 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
As of 8th March 2019 13:05, there is 0 of 89 full tables available for new bookings. There are no individual seats available at this time.
Sponsored so far: Gneiss Energy Limited, RBC Capital Markets, Wood Mackenzie, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP, Eland Oil & Gas PLC, Brodies LLP, Total E&P UK, Shell U.K. Limited, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, BP, BNP Paribas, DNB Bank ASA, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Burness Paull LLP, Transocean Drilling U.K. Limited, Pinsent Masons LLP, Lloyds Bank plc, Cenkos Securities plc, Cairn Energy PLC, Lockton Global Energy,
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF
Jon Erik Reinhardsen, Chair of the Board, Equinor ASA
Principal Guest Speaker
Reinhardsen was the Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) from 2008 – August 2017. PGS delivers global geophysical- and reservoir services. The company has its headquarters in Oslo and offices in 17 countries with approximately 1,800 employees. In the period 2005 – 2008 Reinhardsen was President Growth, Primary Products in the international aluminium company Alcoa Inc. with headquarters in the US, and he was in this period based in New York.
Jo Caufield, Actress, Writer, and comedian, Jo Caufield
Whether you’ve seen her on TV shows such as “Have I Got News For You” or “Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow”, heard her on the radio on “Just a Minute” or “Stop The Press”, or caught her live at one of her award-winning Edinburgh Festival shows, the chances are you’re already familiar with Jo’s work.
Sponsors for the event (so far) are:
See Booking for the Annual Dinner for more detailed and important information. As of 8th March 2019 13:05, there are there is 0 of 89 full tables available for new bookings of tables available to be booked. There are no individual seats available at this time.
Click here for table layout plan.
Bookings for this event are limited to individual or corporate members of The Scottish Oil Club. New membership must be established prior to making your booking. See Membership for information about membership.
All tables seat 10 people.
Corporate Members are entitled to book one full table of 10 seats. Corporate members who chose to become Sponsors are eligible for early booking, and can book up to three tables, during the first tranche of booking.
We hold a few tables for individual bookings. Individual members can book up to 4 individual seats at the individual tables. Individual members are not eligible to book full tables.
Dress is dinner jackets (black tie) with decorations. Kilts are acceptable.
06:30 p.m. Tray service drinks reception
07:45 p.m. Guests called to dinner in the Main Gallery
08:00 p.m. President and guests led by piper to top table
08:05 p.m. Welcome, President, The Scottish Oil Club
08:15 p.m. Grace followed by Dinner
10:15 p.m. After dinner toasts (approx)
10:30 p.m. Principal Guest Speaker
11:00 p.m. Guest Speaker
11:30 p.m. Close, President
01:30 a.m. Last orders at Bar
02:00 a.m. Venue Close
The pre-dinner reception will take place in Hawthornden Court, Kingdom of the Scots and Explore galleries. Guests should arrive via the Museum's Tower Entrance, located on the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. Guest's names will be checked on arrival. A cloakroom is located in Hawthornden Court, on the left hand side, behind the lifts.
Inverawe Oak smoked trout with beetroot and horseradish, Panna cotta a
Scrabster code brandade with sweet dill sauce, and with a lemon
Lemon verbena with candid zest
Roasted sirloin of dry aged Scotch beef with anster gratan, celeriac puree turnip fondants, tender stem broccoli, toasted hazelnuts and shallots with bacon crumb sauce bordelaise
Tart of caramelized apple and preserved brambles with frangipane, apple and ginger beer parfait, nutty graola, cinder toffee and whisky anglaise
The cost of a corporate table of 10 seats is £1500.00. The cost of an individual seat is £125.00 (maximum of 4 seats). Corporate Sponsorship is £1500.00. VAT will be added to these costs on the invoice.
Bookings are non-refundable after Friday 2 November 2018.
Pre-orders for beverages, special dietary requirements including vegetarian orders, and/or cheese platters should be directly to the caterer Wilde Thyme.
Please complete and submit the caterer's Order Form for Beverages (Water, Wine, and Spirits) and any Special Menu Requests. Submit direct to Wilde Thyme without copy or notification to Scottish Oil Club.
The caterer, Wilde Thyme, requests that they receive your order by Friday, 15 February 2019.
On the night, you can order additional beverages from your table server. Please pay the server with cash or credit card on delivery. Due to the size of the event, bar "tabs" are not available.
Finding Your Seat at the Dinner
If you are a Table Host or guest, you will hear of your table number from your Table Coordinator. People with individual bookings will hear from the Executive Secretary prior to the event.
We also will have a poster with all names in alphabetic order and table numbers on display near the entrance to the National Museum of Scotland. We will indicate if the table is "stage left" or "stage right" (relative to the outward looking speaker on the stage). You will be able to find your name in the event programme for your table assignment.
Click here for table layout plan showing table numbers. Note the new table numbering scheme.