A project pipeline of more than 50 years in offshore wind could be secured thanks to the ScotWind seabed auction, according to a northern port.
Sir Ian Wood
I read with wry amusement that some 58 of Aberdeen’s great and good have written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and other political leaders asking for a “more reasoned debate” on the future of oil and gas.
Dozens of north-east business leaders have penned an open letter warning politicians against creating a “hostile investment environment” for the oil and gas sector.
Billionaire industrialist Sir Ian Wood has hit out at politicians who have failed to support the controversial Cambo oil and gas development, warning it will create an “adverse investment environment” with thousands of jobs on the line.
Billionaire industrialist Sir Ian Wood has said he is “more hopeful” about the prospects of a landmark project to capture, store and manage carbon in the north-east than he was when it was snubbed in a £1billion government funding programme a few weeks ago.
North Sea heavy hitters have raised the virtual curtain on COP26 ahead of the landmark conference getting underway in Scotland next week.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has come under fire for “failing to provide much needed clarity” on future carbon capture projects after a snub for the Acorn project last week.
A new programme designed to identify opportunities and explore deployable solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been launched in the north-east.
A north-east engineering giant founded by the family of Sir Ian Wood has won a design contract on a carbon capture project in England that beat out a rival bid in Scotland in a recent competition.
Some of the energy industry’s biggest names are calling on the UK Government to make Scotland part of its initial carbon capture and storage (CCS) plans.
Sir Ian Wood has joined an array of high-profile speakers attending the Energy Voice event that will raise the curtain on the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
UK business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has been grilled over the decision to reject the Scottish Cluster from the first round of a £1billion government carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) competition.
Sir Ian Wood calls on UK Government to ‘reconsider’ decision to omit Scottish Cluster from first phase
Sir Ian Wood has called on UK ministers to “reconsider their decision” not to pick Scotland as an initial base for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Sir Ian Wood has questioned Westminster’s decision to provide initial backing to just two carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters.
Scottish business leaders have joined forces with billionaire Sir Ian Wood to demand the North-east is made the centre of plans to decarbonise the UK energy system.
‘Critical juncture’: Sir Ian Wood and Maggie McGinlay talk COP, Torry and Aberdeen’s energy transition
“I feel we deserve to be condemned if we weren’t doing everything we possibly can to find alternatives, but I really believe we are”, claims Sir Ian Wood.
Industry doyen Sir Ian Wood has warned that halting new oil and gas exploration and production projects in the UK would be "absolutely crazy".
Floating wind Salamander aims to provide stepping stone for green hydrogen Dolphyn off north-east coast
Energy firms behind ambitious plans to develop floating wind and green hydrogen projects off the north-east coast will work together to see if their schemes are an ideal match.
As Big Oil becomes increasingly regarded as a pariah, so attitudes are changing in a number of Western governments towards support for smaller nations looking to develop their fossil fuel resources.
Shell has released a new documentary marking the life and final days of production on the Brent Charlie platform.
A major development to shift the economy away from reliance on oil and gas is being given £26 million by the Scottish Government.
Sir Ian Wood has criticised governments for removing overseas trade support for oil and gas activities, saying it won’t reduce carbon emissions “one inch”.
A new company tasked with realising Sir Ian Wood’s vision of an Energy Transition Zone in the south of Aberdeen has found its CEO.
Sir Ian Wood has said he is confident the UK Government will not cave into pressure over continued oil and gas production in the North Sea.
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