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Green investment light for innovative Aberdeen bay windfarm

Vattenfall yesterday decided to invest more than £300mn to build Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility.

Vattenfall’s investment decision triggers an agreement for the European energy company to acquire the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group’s 25% share for an … [ More ]

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Subsea UK urges members to cut dependence on O&G, add renewables to the mix

Source: offshoreenergytoday.com

Subsea UK, an industry body representing more than 300 firms dealing with subsea oil and gas technology, has urged its members to look elsewhere, towards renewables, in order to reduce their dependence on the cyclical oil and gas [ More ]

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Key suppliers for the EOWDC revealed – press release

The partners behind the pioneering European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, have revealed the first of the key suppliers for the project, representing a major step forward for the 11-turbine scheme off Aberdeen … [ More ]

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Do you want to Explore Offshore Wind Supply Chain Opportunities in the Hull & Humber region?

The Humber region is quickly becoming a key location for the offshore wind industry and the demand for wide range capabilities to support manufacturing, operations and maintenance related activities are increasing. Scottish Enterprise & Energy Development Group (EDG) will be … [ More ]

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Bilfinger Salamis bags Repsol Sinopec award

Source: offshoreenergytoday.com

Following Monday’s announcement by Repsol Sinopec Resources UK that the company had awarded a batch of contracts for its North Sea assets, industrial lifecycle support partner Bilfinger Salamis UK has confirmed a multi-million pound contract award.

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Aggreko launches specialist service to reduce cost of idle assets in oil and gas industry

Aggreko has launched a specialist hot and cold stacking rental service to reduce operating costs and preserve rigs and shipping vessels that are laid up in docks or at sea.The company is seeing growing demand for its heating, dehumidification and … [ More ]

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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 ]

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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 ]

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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 ]

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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 ]

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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 ]

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