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.
Sir Ian Wood
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”.
North Sea veteran Sir Ian Wood is ranked 1,561st on a new list of the world’s richest people.
Sir Ian Wood has called on the public and private sectors to work together to deliver “meaningful” regional economic development around Scotland by copying the north-east model.
The North Sea industry has turned a critical corner, according to industry veteran Sir Ian Wood.
The family behind one of Scotland’s most successful whisky firms has kept its place at the top of an annual league table of Scotland’s wealthiest people.
Green shoots of recovery in the North Sea must be nurtured without any return to the “bad habits” of not so long ago, industry doyen Sir Ian Wood warned yesterday.
Industry doyen Sir Ian Wood has kicked-off a new campaign ahead of SPE Offshore Europe 2017 to encourage previous and future visitors, exhibitors and speakers to share their experiences of the event and what they are looking forward to seeing at September’s conference and exhibition.
Some three years ago, I chaired a Commission on Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce.
The head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) said yesterday that the regulator was already a third of the way to achieving one of the goals entrepreneur Sir Ian Wood had set out.
Sir Ian Wood claims the North Sea oil and gas industry is "nowhere near the end of its life".