It was recently reported that countries are lining up for wind turbine manufacturing plants to increase local content in their domestic markets. Siemens Energy AG expressed fear about global supply chains being balanced with bringing local content. Does this precede possible bottlenecks in supply and so act as a drag on offshore wind deployment targets?
TotalEnergies is inviting Scottish supply chain companies to find out more about the opportunities arising from its offshore wind ambitions.
Reuters Events talk offshore & floating wind with 'Exploring Offshore & Floating Wind Supply Chain Growth - Challenges and Opportunities'
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”.
Marine equipment fabrication and rental specialist Motive Offshore Group has reported contract wins worth more than £16 million since the start of 2021.
North Sea operators are being warned against introducing further “bureaucracy” amid concerns it could make life even more difficult for the supply chain.
North Sea supply chain companies could begin to move elsewhere if operators continue to defer decommissioning, it has been warned.
Scottish supply chain firm Renewable Parts is forecasting a year of “strong growth” as it celebrates its 10-year anniversary.
More than a dozen north-east businesses have been selected to take part in an initiative designed to help firms capitalise on Scotland’s offshore wind expansion.
Supply chain opportunities for two proposed multi-billion pound North Sea offshore wind farms will be explored next week.
Trade body Scottish Renewables has appointed Emma Harrick to its newly created role of energy transition and supply chain manager.
The potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial scale concrete foundations for floating wind projects is to be explored by a new partnership.
The Brent oil price has reached its highest in 13 months, but experts say questions persist on whether activity in the UK North Sea will see a similar resurgence.
In his latest column, former UK Energy Minister Brian Wilson questions the Scottish Government's withdrawal of support for oil service exporters.
An Aberdeen-based wire and fibre rope solutions provider has announced the appointment of three new “key members” of staff as it targets “ambitious growth plans”.
Shetland suppliers have benefitted from almost £5 million resulting from the development of a huge onshore wind farm on the island.
Proposals for a “world class” offshore wind manufacturing site in the north-east of England have been given the go ahead.
Western Isles councillors are confident that Burntisland Fabrications’ (BiFab) decision to call in administrators will “free up” the firm’s Lewis yard, making it available for new operators to move in.
The announcement of financial close for a major North Sea development proves that “mega projects are the way to go”, according to a renewable energy expert.
Baker Hughes has the “most ambitious” emissions reduction targets of the major oil and gas services firms, a new report has found.
Renewables suppliers Sif Group and Smulders have snapped up a supply contract for a major North Sea offshore wind project.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is planning a year-long trial to tackle the “bugbear” of late payments for North Sea suppliers.
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched its “largest funding call to date” with £1.5 million up for grabs.
The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the leading trade association for companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has appointed four new non-executive directors to its board.
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