Key questions on oil decommissioning and its impact on the marine environment could take “years to answer” according to a leading researcher.
Almost nine tonnes of oil which spilled into the North Sea will have no effect on the environment, according to the UK government's energy department.
A project which aims to minimise the environmental impact of marine renewable-energy developments has received £1million of investment. TeraWatt, led by the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, has received the funding from Research Councils UK.
Keppel Offshore & Marine and ConocoPhillips have teamed up to design a jack-up drilling rig capable of working in the harsh, ice-bound marine environment of the Arctic Seas.
The offshore industry has pledged to help tackle maritime emergencies as part of plans to find a replacement for the Highlands and islands' coastguard tugs.
REBUILDING the remaining Thistle drilling package was not easy, nor was it ever likely to be, given that it had stood idle for 20 years in a marine environment.
FROM time to time, Energy has touched on the topic of sand, mostly through following the progress of specialist firm SMS, Sand Monitoring Services, of Aberdeen.