Jeremy Corbyn yesterday suggested oil jobs could be replaced by green energy employment as part of Labour’s plans to end reliance on fossil fuels.
Japanese nuclear industry bosses to learn lessons from multi-million-pound Dounreay decommissioning project
A Highland councillor has forged links with Japanese nuclear industry bosses to share knowledge of the multi-million pound Dounreay decommissioning project.
Greenpeace activists will occupy two North Sea oil platforms for ‘as long as needed’ to get message across
Greenpeace said last night that protestors would occupy two North Sea oil platforms for “as long as needed” to get their message across.
North Sea decommissioning costs were £400million lower than expected in 2018, according to a new report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
Funding worth £4 million is up for grabs in a fresh attempt to boost Scotland’s share of North Sea decommissioning work.
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A fledgling firm in Aberdeenshire hopes to capitalise on a “flourishing” future trade in decommissioned oilfield equipment.
The UK Government has agreed to pay up to £400million in oil and gas decommissioning relief to one of Japan’s largest trading companies.
A Kishorn Port boss has declared the west coast site “shovel ready” for oil and gas decommissioning projects after it was granted a waste management licence by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa).
Aberdeen-headquartered John Lawrie Group has announced it will set up a £5 million decommissioning base at the Port of Dundee.
A new research base with the power to transform the UK into a global leader in oilfield demolition opened in a tiny Aberdeenshire village this morning.
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North Sea industry has risen to the challenge of lowering decommissioning costs, a regulator said today.
Cavendish Nuclear has signed two further framework deals totalling £10 million to support decommissioning work at Dounreay.
The oil and gas industry has been told the supply chain needs greater clarity on when decommissioning work will arrive in order to secure its future.
A North Sea industry veteran was chosen for the top prize at an inaugural awards ceremony for the oil and gas decommissioning sector last night.
Explosives could still have a big part to play in cutting costs, saving time and reducing the environmental impact of decommissioning, an engineer has said.
Customs charges due to Brexit could cost the offshore industry £145million this summer and £120 million every year thereafter, north-east firms have been warned.
A surge in decommissioning hotspots around the world should be seen an “opportunity” for North Sea expertise, according to an analyst.
The £60billion North Sea decommissioning market is on the cusp of its first major cycle, a new report said.
Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) has received its second and final environment permit, allowing it to start decommissioning projects immediately.
The North Sea’s oil rigs could be transformed into nightclubs, prisons, hotels and distilleries in the future, according to a new report.
Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University (RGU) has today launched a state-of-the-art decommissioning simulator to service the growing sector. The simulator and the associated software is a world-first and will be used to support decommissioning activities in the UK and other parts of the world. Read the full story on our sister site, Energy Voice.
Oil firm Nexen has submitted draft plans for the decommissioning of two North Sea fields to the UK Government.
he port of Montrose might not leap out as the most obvious choice of facility for decommissioning work.
Former Scottish secretary Alistair Carmichael said today that the decommissioning market should become a key driver of employment in Orkney and Shetland.
The north and north-east could be in line to benefit from a boom in oil and gas decommissioning jobs.
Staff at the Dounreay Fast Reactor in Caithness have achieved a remarkable milestone - 13 years without a lost time accident, or 4,748 days of safe working.
To say that these are challenging times for the North Sea oil and gas industry is already a cliche. According to the latest Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) report, falling oil prices have meant that revenues fell to just over £24billion last year – the lowest since 1998.
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy will tonight claim there is potential to create thousands of new jobs in the north-east through decommissioning oil fields.
The oil and gas industry is, of course, still looking to maximise hydrocarbon recovery in the North Sea. Exploration work is ongoing, existing assets are being revitalised and fresh developments are materialising. Construction work is far from over yet – huge new installations will soon be added to the offshore infrastructure.
The UK Government has announced it is investing an extra £50million towards the clean-up of the Dounreay nuclear plant.