Construction on what will be the world’s first floating offshore wind farm to power offshore oil and gas platforms has got underway.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has received the go-ahead for its plans to build a floating wind farm able to power oil and gas installations in the Northern North Sea.
The UK needs to see floating wind projects power North Sea oil and gas installations “as soon as possible”, according to Scotland’s energy minister.
Aberdeen-headquartered firm Wood has agreed a multi-million pound deal with Equinor to support its plans to power North Sea oil and gas platforms with offshore wind.
Equinor made a final decision to invest in floating wind turbines to power offshore oil platforms off Norway after the government agreed to subsidize a large part of the cost.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor said yesterday it was following the next Scottish North Sea offshore wind leasing round “very closely”.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has announced it has formed a consortium to build a floating wind project off the shores of South Korea.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) today revealed it has begun research into powering North Sea oil and gas assets with renewable energy sources.
Scottish offshore wind bosses have told those working in the oil and gas supply chain to "do their homework" before pitching business to the sector.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has announced the assembly site for its second floating wind project.
The floating wind sector must "attract private equity" if it is to emulate the success of bottom fixed offshore wind projects, a WindEurope report has said.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor confirmed yesterday that it would invest £10 billion in renewable energy to 2030.