The Highlands is poised to benefit from a “renewable energy gold rush” in the coming decades as the energy transition takes flight.
A plan to establish a “world-leading” green hydrogen hub on the Cromarty Firth has been launched today by a new partnership of companies, including utilities giant ScottishPower and three big names from the whisky industry.
A new “global centre for excellence” in renewable energy technologies is to be opened in the Highlands.
Global Energy Group’s new group chief executive has described the firm as “probably the best positioned organisation in the whole of the UK” to make the most of the expansion in offshore renewables.
A Bafta-award winning filmmaker is creating a new documentary on how the 1970s oil boom transformed the fate of a small village in the Highlands.
The newly-refurbished Well-Safe Protector rig has arrived at Invergordon to get it ready for work in the decommissioning market.
The demonstration turbine for what will be the “world’s largest” floating offshore wind development arrived off the coast of the Highlands over the weekend.
Highland industries may start switching from traditional power sources to “green” hydrogen within three years under an ambitious plan that would establish the area as a “global forerunner” in large-scale production of the fuel.
Cruise liners could return to Highland waters as early as next spring, after staying away throughout 2020 due to the pandemic, the boss of the region’s busiest port has said.
Up to 150 new jobs could be created under £100 million plans by the Global Energy Group (GEG) to build what has been described as the “UK’s largest offshore wind fabrication facility” in the Highlands.
Use of offshore drilling rigs globally has seen the largest monthly drop in 20 years, according to analysis from Rystad Energy.
Crew members on an oil vessel in Cromarty Firth are isolating after a colleague who remains on board tested positive for Covid-19.
Aberdeen has been selected as the home for the “world’s first” offshore floating facility to produce green hydrogen.
The crew of a Norwegian ship stationed in the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon are being quarantined after a Covid-19 cluster broke out on board.
Work is underway to move the EnQuest Producer FPSO to the Cromarty Firth.
Offshore drilling firms should re-think the “primitive” day-rate business model in order to survive the current industry crisis, according to new analysis from Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
An RNLI crew was called out to rescue two people who became “stranded” on the anchor chain of a Cromarty Firth oil rig on Friday evening.
Ambitious plans to turn the Cromarty Firth into a free port that could secure work and jobs for the next 50 years have been revealed.
A Cromarty Firth boss has replied to rising oil rig noise complaints, saying residents “have chosen to live on the shores of a busy, industrial port”.
A set of huge turbine jackets have arrived for construction of Moray East, one of Scotland’s largest offshore windfarms.
There has long been an easy way to monitor the health of the offshore oil industry. If the Cromarty Firth is hosting no drilling rigs, or only a few, then it’s in good shape.
Complaints of the “blight” of oil rigs in the Cromarty Firth spiked over the last month as the industry downturn forced vessels out of work.
Going through old papers, as one does at times like these, I came across a story I wrote in the mid-1970s about the prospects for an oil refinery in Easter Ross. How time flies.
Workers at a Highland company Global Energy Group site staged a walkout yesterday after Covid-19 temperature checks resulted in incorrect readings.
The number of rigs anchored in the Cromarty Firth rose to 17 this week, as low oil prices continued to hit the oil and gas industry.