Oil and gas veteran Brian Nixon was among those recognised for their contributions to the decommissioning sector during the 2020 Decom North Sea (DNS) Awards yesterday.
I could feel the long, lockdown-length hairs on the back of my neck beginning to rise and my blood pressure soar as I read the response of Steve Dunlop, chief executive of Scottish Enterprise, to the report by the Scottish Government’s Advisory Group on Economic Recovery (AGER).
Plans to create an oilfield infrastructure dismantling facility in Fife have been given a six-figure boost by the Scottish Government.
New jobs are on the cards as an Aberdeenshire subsea equipment firm looks to international expansion, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has been handed £3 million in funding to help it take over the duties of another energy innovation facility.
Real headway is being made with establishing the UK’s proposed global underwater engineering hub, most likely next year but subject to adequate and significant funding being secured, including from the public purse.
One of the north-east’s key public sector figures, David Rennie, is moving to a new role with the international arm of Scotland’s enterprise agencies in mid-February.
Scottish Enterprise (SE) is seeking applicants for its next Future Industry Leaders Programme for the energy sector.
A new £16million subsea development centre has been opened in East Kilbride.
A partnership between Scotland and Japan will inject £21m into six projects designed to tackle the next wave of challenges in the subsea industry.
Glasgow-based Sciencesoft creates reservoir simulation software solutions and has been awarded £670,000 of SMART:SCOTLAND grants from Scottish Enterprise towards the development of new tools to support clients in the oil and gas industry.
A senior economist at one of the world’s biggest professional services firms will visit Aberdeen next week to help north-east firms navigate Brexit.
A new £30 million fund for low-carbon heating infrastructure is now open for projects to make applications.
A Scottish economy expert will share his thought on the future of the country’s finances at the next Press and Journal Business Breakfast.
Exceptional oil and gas companies and their dedicated employees were recognised at one of the industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies on Friday night.
The energy transition is dominating debate at the Offshore Europe 2019 conference in Aberdeen this week.
Once again Aberdeen and Scotland gear up to welcome the world for Offshore Europe.
Firms in Scotland's energy sector have been urged to stop waiting and "prepare now" for the potential impact of Brexit.
The search is one for “a mix of grey and green” industry professionals to create new, highly-scalable businesses in the energy sector.
The UK economy has been under significant strain over the past year and, with an exit from the EU looming, seems unlikely to rally any time soon.
A new Scottish "supply chain library" is set to be launched for offshore wind developers to identify firms for future projects.
A £100,000 study has been launched to develop commercial supply of hydrogen power and fuel cell technologies in Aberdeen.
In the week or so before I sat down at my desk to write this column, four important and potentially linked events took place.
The way the world consumes energy is changing. Electric vehicles, windfarms and drilling rigs all have a part to play in securing energy’s future.
Scotland's oil and gas sector is "probably not top of the list" for young people considering future employment, according to a Scottish energy chief.