It’s hoped a new project will accelerate the decarbonisation of Shetland and help to secure the island’s energy supply.
A Shetland-based tidal energy firm has announced a trio of new appointments to its board.
EnQuest has launched a legal claim against BP worth nearly £26 million for allegedly failing to pay invoices relating to Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland.
The remains of the Buchan Alpha oil platform have now been broken down and sent for recycling, completing the final stage of the long-running project.
Oil industry stalwart Gunther Newcombe has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Shetland suppliers have benefitted from almost £5 million resulting from the development of a huge onshore wind farm on the island.
Equinor has taken a £225million impairment charge on the value of its Mariner asset, a year after achieving first oil.
Nova Innovation has installed a fourth turbine at the “world’s first tidal array” in Bluemull Sound in Shetland.
Energy Voice recently reported on Shetland Islands Council's ambitions to retain more tax revenue from oil and gas operations around the isles in its self-determination bid. Jon Fitzpatrick, managing director of consultancy Gneiss Energy, gives his view.
The leader of Shetland Islands Council has said the region wants “to retain more of that tax take” from oil and gas revenues in its self-determination bid.
The sheriff principal leading an inquiry into the horror helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 has questioned whether the pilot had believed he was actually landing at the time, instead of plummeting into the sea.
A contractor has downplayed an incident which took place during work to dismantle what’s left of the Buchan Alpha oil rig after footage appeared online.
A senior pilot has told a court that the crew of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland had not complied with the standard operations regarding airspeed as they prepared to land.
SSE has been given the green light to build parts of the Viking wind farm on crofting land.
Super Puma pilots ‘not aware of what the other one was thinking’ before helicopter crashed, inquiry hears
The pilots of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland in fog were “not aware” of what each other were thinking on the landing approach, a fatal accident inquiry heard today.
‘Lack of common understanding’ between pilots of doomed Shetland offshore helicopter, fatal accident inquiry told
There was a “lack of common understanding” between the pilots of a helicopter regarding its approach to Shetland in fog just prior to it plummeting into the sea, a fatal accident inquiry was told.
The Ninian Northern platform has been removed by Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit vessel in its final decommissioning job this year.
Removal of the remains of the Buchan Alpha oil platform has been completed in Shetland.
Final technical tests are being carried out this week ahead of the first ever fatal accident inquiry in Scotland to be heard virtually.
Work is underway to remove the remains of the Buchan Alpha oil rig, feared to become an “eyesore” as it lay stranded in waters off a Shetland pier.
Vestas has been confirmed as the supplier of the 103 turbines for the Shetland-based Viking Wind Farm, the UK’s largest onshore wind development.
Ithaca Energy has celebrated an “offshore first” as one of its North Sea platforms has become 100% powered by renewable energy.
Shetland firms interested in securing work on a major wind farm project are being encouraged to register on a website used by large companies to publicise tenders.
Helicopter operator CHC has warned that “unsustainable” contract pricing could affect training and development after losing a major deal with oil and gas firm Total.
Work to install a huge power link cable between Shetland and the Scottish mainland is expected to get underway later this month after the main contractors were appointed.