Elon Musk has said he’s putting $100million up for grabs to the best carbon capture and storage (CCS) tech – and Scottish firms are being told to go for it.
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Holyrood’s energy minister has described Scotland as “potentially the best placed country in Europe” to deliver carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) on a commercial scale.
The global focus and dependency on fossil fuels and shift towards low carbon energy has been building for many years, but only in the last 18 to 24 months has it become a leading agenda item in national and international political arenas.
A Scottish energy transition group has applied for funding in an effort to push on with plans to decarbonise swathes of industry north of the border.
Bosses behind a north-east, emissions-busting project said carbon capture represented a “tremendous opportunity” for oil and gas skills to be transferred over to clean-energy.
North-east entrepreneur Jeanette Forbes was recognised for her significant contribution to the UK offshore energy sector in a “virtual” awards ceremony tonight.
Chinese oil firm Cnooc’s Buzzard platform in the UK North Sea may have a role to play in a flagship carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, developers have said.
A major Aberdeenshire project could be in line for a share of a multi-million-pound UK Government scheme to fuel low-carbon jobs.
The German government has recently adopted a National Hydrogen Strategy as part of its commitment to become both a global leader in the energy transition and a market leader in technologies that support the wider ambition to achieve carbon neutrality.
A “massive move” is underway to embrace the carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) sector by North Sea supply chain firms, according to the boss of a new industry and government alliance.
A north-east carbon capture and hydrogen production project has reached key milestone with the appointment of a major contractor.
Two north-east decarbonisation projects have managed to secure significant UK Government funding to further their work on CO2 reduction programmes.
The finalists for this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) have been announced, with record entries submitted across a number of categories.
As momentum grows for Vision 2035 and the energy industry strives towards net zero, it is widely recognised that a key part of achieving this will be through the existing workforce; retaining and retraining will create a more flexible, multi-skilled and technologically-aware workforce.
Learning how to decommission oilfields without demolishing the UK oil and gas industry’s net-zero pledge is the “next big step”, a new report said.
The potential to heat Donald Trump’s newly-approved housing estate in Aberdeenshire with 100% hydrogen was discussed at an energy sector conference yesterday.
Scientists from Edinburgh University have received funding for a £1.4 million research project to investigate the storage of hydrogen in the subsurface.
Energy giant Shell is getting “actively” involved in a north-east carbon capture project again – less than five years after its plans for a similar scheme were derailed.
A north-east MSP has called for assurances that UK carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects won’t hit the buffers following the Cabinet reshuffle.
A new hydrogen festival will take place in Aberdeen as part of a drive to explore low-carbon technologies.
An “education gap” needs to be met for activist groups to understand the need for oil and gas globally, according to a clean energy advisor.
Climate change targets have led to significant changes in the energy mix with the energy transition rapidly gaining pace.
A pioneering north-east project for tackling carbon emissions received a huge funding boost today.
A pair of north east explorers have said experiencing first-hand the effects of climate change has led to their backing of a ground-breaking clean energy scheme.
The recognition of Peterhead port as a key transfer location for carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been heralded as important to the long-term future of the North Sea.