A Scottish Government fund for helping the country secure decommissioning work has awarded £1.1million worth of backing to six ports.
Video footage of an oil rig leaving Dundee has been published online. The clip, uploaded to YouTube by Stuart Burns, shows the Rowan Gorilla V rig being towed up the Tay and past Broughty Castle. The 20,000-tonne vessel arrived in the city in June.
Dundee hopes to secure thousands of new jobs by “revolutionising” the oil and gas decommissioning sector.
The chief executive of Decom North Sea said the sector’s independent membership organisation is supporting companies in Tayside and Fife to win work. Roger Esson said many companies recognise that now is the time to become an integral part of a robust, global supply chain that will be ready for action when the time for decommissioning comes.
The Port of Dundee has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering as part of its multi-million pound North Sea decommissioning revamp.
Energy Voice began its decommissioning series in October by raising the prospect of a “turf war” in the North Sea over the next 30 years.
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A Texas provider of hot work safety enclosures has unveiled a new modular system designed and manufactured in Dundee, Scotland.
With its core industries of jute, jam and journalism, Dundee was one of the most globalized cities in the world in the early 20th century.
A new multi-million pound investment in the Port of Dundee will prepare the city as the North Sea's decomissioning hub its owners have said.
A call for decommissioning work to go to Dundee has been condemned by Aberdeen MSPs.
Electronic components specialist Albacom has secured a £340,000 contract with Saab to supply aircraft parts.