Oil and gas doyen Sir Ian Wood said yesterday a “major energy transition park” could help Aberdeen capitalise on the switch to a low carbon economy.
Marine services company James Fisher and Sons has snapped up an offshore wind turbine specialist in a potential £6.5million deal.
Organisations and individuals in the energy industry have been encouraged to share their success stories and enter the annual Offshore Achievement Awards (OAAs).
Subsea expertise in the north-east has the potential to help the UK's ailing economy, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said on his first visit to Aberdeen yesterday
A "catapult" centre to push technology development in offshore renewables is expected to open this summer.
A Moray chartered-vessel company said yesterday the rise of Scotland's renewable-energy industry had trebled its turnover in three years.
Burntisland Fabrications is the sole surviving active offshore fabrication yard in Scotland geared up to building large structures for the oil&gas industry.
SUBSEA UK will have offshore renewables squarely in its sights at its new Subsea Europe conference in London, to be staged on October 30. This is aside from its main market - offshore oil&gas.