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Big oil takes over next generation of UK offshore wind

Oil majors agreed to pay a hefty premium to develop the next generation of major British offshore wind farms after BP Plc and Total SE won contracts in an auction ahead of many of the utilities that have dominated the space until now.

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Global gets £8.3m of backing for Nigg quay expansion

Global Energy Group (GEG) has secured backing of up to £8.3million from development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for a £19m project to extend the quayside at its Port of Nigg facility.