A two million pound pot has been funded to help north-east start-ups grow to a level which will boost the local economy and employment.
Sir Ian Wood
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.
Sir Ian Wood has received the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy for his foundation's work in tackling such issues as child poverty and economic development at home and abroad.
North-east oil and gas doyen Sir Ian Wood says Aberdeen could be the energy capital of the world – but only if political leaders show more commitment to making it happen.
Oil and gas veteran Sir Ian Wood has hit out at climate change activists unwilling to further the energy transition conversation.
As festivals go, TechFest is rather unusual. Rather than celebrating striking works of art or talented local musicians, it focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem).
One of the north-east’s most renowned business figures has gained international recognition for his philanthropy.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has completed a “key priority” of the review which led to its creation in 2015.
Oil and gas doyen Sir Ian Wood said yesterday a “major energy transition park” could help Aberdeen capitalise on the switch to a low carbon economy.
An investment fund created to establish diversification across the north-east of Scotland has offshore wind “firmly in its sights”, according to Sir Ian Wood.
A noticeable “change in tone” within the north-east energy sector over the last 12 months has provoked the decision to enhance the focus of Opportunity North East (ONE), according to Sir Ian Wood and Jennifer Craw.
Opportunity North East (One) has opened its £1.5 million digital and entrepreneurship “hub” in the heart of Aberdeen.
The scale of Aberdeen's North Sea bounty over several decades is revealed in the latest Sunday Times Rich List.
The north-east's supply chain is well placed to support major wind farm development projects off Scotland's east coast, Sir Ian Wood said.
A new research base with the tools to transform the UK into a global leader in oilfield demolition has opened in a tiny Aberdeenshire village.
The reduced oil price over the last 2 months (down 20%) is worrying, and it looks like the price could be between $55 and $65 this year.
Oil and gas tycoon Sir Ian Wood has revealed ambitions to transform the north-east as a global adventure destination - and give a boost to key industries such as fishing and hospitality.
A multi-million pound investment project is expected to double the number of life sciences companies in the north-east as part of a wider plan to diversify the local economy away from oil and gas.
Work has started on a £1.5 million digital and entrepreneurship “hub” in the heart of Aberdeen.
The manager of a major pipeline system has said reinvestment in ageing infrastructure is “critical” to the North Sea reaching its potential.
Sir Ian Wood has warned that the industry will “need to do something dramatic” if it hopes to recover the 20billion barrels of oil remaining in the North Sea.
Oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood has expressed regret that Aberdeen didn’t benefit more from the North Sea oil boom.
A new partnership has been formed to help entrepreneurs in the digital sector grow and flourish within the north-east.
Investment in Opportunity North East (One) is to be doubled to £62million over the next 10 years in an attempt to pull the region’s economy away from a “cliff edge”.