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Bilfinger lands work with Maersk Oil

Industrial lifecycle support partner Bilfinger Salamis UK has secured a contract to provide inspection enactment services to Danish oil and gas company Maersk Oil.

The award comes as the company achieves accreditation from certification bodies DNV GL and Lloyd’s Register for … [ More ]


Ocean Team Group opens first UK division

Response to demand from UK O&G sector

Danish-headquartered Ocean Team Group, specialists in cleaning technical fluids and their transfer systems for the global energy industry, has established its first UK division in Aberdeen in response to an increasing demand for … [ More ]


Additional Funding Secured for Scottish SME Low Carbon Energy Projects

The ETP is a unique alliance of 12 Scottish universities providing world-class energy RD&D that supports the Scottish Government in achieving its goals in the energy sector. The ETP, through its Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN), has a verified track record … [ More ]


DECC issues offshore guidance

DECC has issued new guidance for developers and holders of offshore renewable energy project consents and licences to understand how sites these will be affected by new marine Natura 2000 sites.

The guidance relates to Habitats Directive and the … [ More ]


World’s first grid-connected tidal array almost complete

PAIMPOL, France, May 31 (UPI) — A French energy company is a step closer to bringing the world’s first grid-­connected tidal array online.

Over the weekend, the second of two turbines was lowered into the water off the coast of Brittany. … [ More ]


Offshore wind opportunities for the oil and gas supply chain

Diversification into the offshore wind sector can help companies weather the global oil and gas downturn.

The global oil and gas downturn continues to significantly impact the North Sea oil and gas industry. To help companies consider the opportunities in … [ More ]


SgurrEnergy scoops Beatrice job

SgurrEnergy has won a three-year construction monitoring contract for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland’s outer Moray Firth.

The deal will include regular monitoring of construction and installation, checking progress and confirming consistency with the final design, reviewing … [ More ]


Brodies LLP Funding Survey

Brodies’ banking & finance team offers the largest comprehensive specialist banking service to corporate Scotland. It is a new breed of banking practice, which has embraced change and adapted to the new reality of bank finance post-Lehman, advising on the … [ More ]


£2M OLEV competition to promote roll-out of hydrogen-fuelled fleet vehicles

The UK Government has just launched a £2 million competition to promote roll-out of hydrogen-fuelled fleet vehicles. Public and private sector fleets can get up to 75% off the cost of zero-emission fuel cell electric vehicles.


The £2 … [ More ]


Could your business take advantage of £60bn worth of opportunities in the offshore wind market?

Scottish Enterprise offer Offshore Wind expert support to help companies consider and build diversification strategies to enable them to win business in the offshore wind sector. The support focuses on identifying and exploring potentially profitable revenue streams for your business … [ More ]


Aggreko wins power generation contract for Galloper offshore wind farm

Aggreko will provide power generation during the construction phase of the 336 MW Galloper offshore wind farm, located 27 miles off the Suffolk coast, UK.

The contract was awarded by James Fisher, the offshore and marine services contractor to Galloper … [ More ]