Environmental campaigners have branded carbon capture and storage (CCS) a “dangerous distraction” from the urgent need to decarbonise the energy sector.
It’s hoped the award of more than a million pounds to a Scottish decarbonisation group could help to “realise the ambition” of energy transition initiatives in the north-east.
Shell and Unite have clashed over the number of job cuts, and purported safety concerns, at the St Fergus Gas Terminal and Mossmorran plant.
The head of the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) research partnership has estimated Shetland could still be “20-30 years” from a CCS project as other locations are prioritised.
Wood, of Aberdeen, is teaming up with gas distribution network company SGN to create a "decarbonisation roadmap" for the north-east and east coast of Scotland.
A Scottish energy transition group has applied for funding in an effort to push on with plans to decarbonise swathes of industry north of the border.
Energy services firm Petrofac has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Storegga Geotechnologies in an effort to drive new clean energy developments.
Pale Blue Dot Energy (PBD) has gained "financial heft", with backing from an Australian investment giant to help deliver one of the UK’s first major CCS projects.
An Aberdeenshire firm has partnered with CEOs of some of the largest oil and gas companies on a “world first" catalogue of carbon capture and storage (CCS) resources.
Px Group, which operates the gas processing plant at St Fergus, near Peterhead, has hired a North Sea veteran to spearhead its push into the upstream oil sector.
A “significantly reduced” Shell team is still managing to land gas at one of the UK’s major terminals in Aberdeenshire, despite the Covid-19 outbreak.
A leading analyst has described it as “disappointing” that the Chancellor that put a vital net zero technology lower down his list of priorities than repairing potholes.
The Chancellor gave a tantalising hint that an emissions-busting project near Peterhead could be in line for a huge cash injection.
An Aberdeenshire project has been awarded £2.7million to test and develop a cost-effective way or converting North Sea gas to a clean fuel.
The firm which operates and maintains the St Fergus gas terminal in Aberdeenshire has bought an oil and gas project management company based in Newmachar.
Shell has received the green light to decommission its Goldeneye platform in the North Sea.
The total sum of cash earmarked for infrastructure projects in and around Aberdeen between now and 2030 has rocketed by £1.7 billion to more than £10bn during the past year, new figures show.
St Fergus gas processing plant engineering manager Brian Geddes has been named the winner of the Energy Industry Council (EIC)’s rising star award for 2019.
If necessity is the mother of invention, the Committee on Climate Change’s “Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming” report should spur a jump-start for the carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) industry in the UK.
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has claimed the UK’s goals for a crucial new climate change technology are “remarkably achievable”.
The potential to heat Donald Trump’s newly-approved housing estate in Aberdeenshire with 100% hydrogen was discussed at an energy sector conference yesterday.
Aberdeen-headquartered Wood has been awarded a contract from Equinor for work at its under-development Martin Linge field off Norway.
Fears have been raised that new energy technologies in the north could be “held to ransom” by the SNP and Green Party.
Energy giant Shell is getting “actively” involved in a north-east carbon capture project again – less than five years after its plans for a similar scheme were derailed.
A north-east MSP has called for assurances that UK carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects won’t hit the buffers following the Cabinet reshuffle.