Aberdeen has been selected as the home for the “world’s first” offshore floating facility to produce green hydrogen.
The blowout on the Ocean Odyssey exploration rig in 1988 is often overshadowed by Piper Alpha but is a significant event in oil & gas history.Derek Beddows, Archer Knight’s Director of Diving and Safety Services, recalls his time as part of the response, and the pioneering work which went into capping the well, 32 years ago this week.
The owner of the Port of Dundee is preparing a bid to obtain freeport status in a move that could bring millions of pounds of investment and hundreds of new jobs, The Courier can reveal.
I’m baffled by the Curlew decommissioning saga that will now see the life-expired FPSO be dismantled in Norway rather than via the original arrangement whereby it was to be prepped in Dundee prior to being towed to Turkey for chopping up.
The Shell Curlew FPSO (floating production storage and offloading vessel), which had been moored in Dundee for decommissioning work, has left the port.
The “vast majority” of UK offshore oil infrastructure will be decommissioned in Britain despite competition from Norwegian yards for the biggest jobs, a market expert claimed.
Dundee and Angus College and Dundee-based Coast Renewables have entered into a partnership to deliver training for the wind turbine sector.
Dundee will become the go-to hub for decommissioning work in the UK according to the man who has spearheaded the city’s move into the sector.
The boss of Forth Ports will outline his vision for the future of the Port of Dundee at a Courier Business Briefing next month.
Potential for ‘thousands’ of jobs as Sir Ian Wood unveils plans for Aberdeen ‘Energy Transition Zone’
Sir Ian Wood has unveiled ambitious plans to help the north-east economy capitalise on the energy transition, potentially creating “thousands” of jobs in the process.
Engineering firm Pryme Group has confirmed it has started a redundancy process at its base in Newcastle following “continued losses”.
A former North Sea oil worker has interrupted First Minister’s Questions as part of a demonstration on climate change.
Seven people have appeared in court after climate activists boarded a gas rig in a bid to prevent it heading out to the North Sea.
Extinction Rebellion activists have now ended their occupation of an oil rig in Dundee which was aimed at stopping it from working for Shell in the North Sea.
The Scottish Government has announced £60 million in funding for a new "centre of innovation" in Dundee.
Increased profits at the Port of Dundee helped operator Forth Ports to profits of almost £100 million last year.
Executives from Brazil’s biggest port said they want to “copy and paste” Dundee’s decommissioning success on a visit to the city this week.
Dundee celebrated the city's growing shift to electric vehicles (EVs) this week with a V&A Museum event which brought together advocates of the technology.
An Aberdeenshire offshore lifting equipment firm is flying high after securing a boost of nearly £200,000 to sales in 2018.
Shell's Curlew vessel has arrived in Dundee for cleaning and waste disposal as part of a contract with Augean North Sea Services (ANSS).
The general secretary of OPEC, Mohammed Barkindo, will give the keynote speech at this year’s Dundee Energy Forum next week.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm which provides lifting equipment and inspection services will open an office at the Port of Dundee today.
A safety specialist is eyeing a move to Dundee to capitalise on upcoming decommissioning projects.
An offshore wind specialist has taken premises at the Port of Dundee as it unveiled plans to double its number of staff to 30 by the end of this year.
Oil giant Shell has revealed the vessel for its Curlew field in the North Sea would be taken to Turkey for dismantling.