Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Decommissioning facts to be laid bare

12/06/2008

TWO events being held by Oil and Gas UK and technology facilitator ITF in Aberdeen this week will sharpen the industry's focus on the technologies and capabilities required when decommissioning of oil and gas infra-structure gets under way, potentially at a cost of £20billion to 2040.

Oil & Gas

Spanish lorry drivers in fuel price strike

10/06/2008

TENS of thousands of Spanish lorry drivers began an indefinite fuel price protest strike yesterday that could bring the country to a standstill. It immediately led to lengthy queues at many service stations across the country by drivers worried they would be left without petrol.

Oil & Gas

OpenHydro notches up grid first at EMEC

OPENHYDRO has become the first tidal energy company to complete the connection of a tidal turbine to the UK national grid and commence electricity generation. Its 250kW Open-Centre Turbine, which is installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off Orkney, started generating to the grid on May 26.

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