The North Sea energy industry is facing some of its “most difficult and most testing challenges” ever as it today marks 45 years since first oil was landed in the UK.
EnQuest’s decision to cease production from its linked Alma-Galia oilfields effectively brings to a close a 50-year chapter in the annals of the UK North Sea.
Plans for a 17-turbine wind farm in Argyll failed to gain the support of local councillors yesterday who feared it would have a detrimental impact on peat resources in the area.
Councillors are being recommended to object to a proposed 17-turbine wind farm near Inveraray in Argyll when its planning committee meets tomorrow.
A giant North Sea project could help disprove false perceptions on redeveloping old fields, according to a former oil boss.
A manufacturer in Argyll has signed a deal to potentially supply wind turbines to Vattenfall as it breaks ground on a £27million expansion.