By Gavin Watson, partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Last month, Crown Estate Scotland (CES) provided some long-awaited information about the new leasing round for Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) projects. It offered clarity on the proposed application process and indicative timelines for each phase, as well as an outline of how applications would be evaluated.
By Victoria Judd, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Floating offshore wind turbines are the technological growth area for the offshore wind industry. Though the first industrial scale prototype was built in 2009, floating offshore wind (FLOW) is rapidly moving towards large-scale commercialisation.
By By Deborah Ruff, Julia Kalinina Belcher and Charles H. Golsong of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
With COVID-19 continuing to bring business disruption even as global lockdowns ease, the impact on the energy sector has prompted a review of existing contracts and serious repercussions for any negotiations returning to the table.