Oil and gas operator China National Offshore Oil Corporation (Cnooc) International is set to halve worker numbers travelling by helicopter to its North Sea assets in an attempt to socially distance staff and combat the spread of coronavirus offshore.
A 3D-printed anchor and self-charging mooring line monitoring device are among eight floating wind farm innovations unveiled as winners of a technology acceleration competition.
Scotland currently has no target to increase the percentage of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers in the country’s offshore wind sector.
A Bill has been introduced at Holyrood with the aim of furthering the development of community heating networks.
Pressure ‘to leave discoveries in North Sea’ will grow as COP26 climate summit approaches – Wheelhouse
Scotland’s energy minister expects public pressure to “leave discoveries in the North Sea” to grow as a major climate summit approaches this year.
Further jobs are set to go at Fife-based manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) as it emerged that a potential life-saving wind farm contract for the firm could be delayed.
New proposals to make Scotland a monopile construction hub for future UK-wide offshore wind projects has been branded “a really big ask” by a UK renewable energy expert.
I agree with Scottish Government Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse on many things: the imperative to tackle the UK and Scotland’s climate emergency; the essential role deploying renewables plays in doing so; and the crucial need to achieve this roll-out at the lowest cost possible to energy consumers.
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.
North Sea wind projects alone “will not support” a vibrant home supply chain and jobs, according to the boss of Scotland’s biggest offshore wind developer.
Potential for ‘thousands’ of jobs as Sir Ian Wood unveils plans for Aberdeen ‘Energy Transition Zone’
Sir Ian Wood has unveiled ambitious plans to help the north-east economy capitalise on the energy transition, potentially creating “thousands” of jobs in the process.
A strict new rule change by the Scottish Government requires offshore wind farm developers to set out how they plan to create local jobs.
The Scottish Government has announced it is set to introduce a multi-million plan to ensure all new homes use renewable energy from 2024.
As years go, 2019 was a particularly significant one for Scotland’s energy sector, most notably with the Scottish Government declaring a climate emergency, and outlining our commitment to become a net-zero emissions economy and society by 2045.
Aberdeen must “strike now or miss its chance” on the offshore wind market, a local MSP has warned after a new plans revealed future projects could dominate the north-east coastline.
A £1billion undersea energy cable to transmit renewable energy from the north of the Scotland to the rest of the country has been hailed as a “critical” part of the country’s fight on climate change.
A Highland energy firm is set to develop a new marine energy subsea connection after a £70,000 contract award.
Apollo, of Aberdeen, said last night the award of a six-figure contract from Wave Energy Scotland will make a "big difference" to the firm.
A “ground-breaking” agreement on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) has been reached today between a group North Sea oil industry backers and the Scottish Government.
Scotland’s deputy first minister John Swinney has come under fire for a renewable energy job prediction made nearly 10 years ago.
Inaccurate pay practices by an asset integrity contractor working in the North Sea are to be considered by a global policy think tank, according to a trade union boss.
Aberdeen’s longstanding oil and gas pedigree could help the city become a natural headquarters for the UK floating wind industry, according to Scotland’s Energy Minister.
Scotland's energy minister said yesterday he believes there is “still an opportunity” for the country to get into the business of building huge floating wind projects, if it embraces some of the technology used in oil and gas.
A new partnership between government and industry aims to create a jobs boom in Scottish offshore wind production over the next 10 years.
A group of young Norwegian politicians and climate activists visited a Stonehaven wind project and met the country's energy minister in a bid to understand the Scottish clean energy transition.