Brexit has “got in the way” of the UK collaborating on a major North Sea wind “island” complex, according to one of the project’s main partners.
Offshore engineering firm Subsea 7 has announced a multi-million pound deal for a giant wind farm project in the Dutch section of the North Sea.
A consortium headed by Shell has won a tender to build a wind farm off the Dutch coast.
Energy logistics firm Peterson has won a contract to supply Siemens with fuel for the Gemini wind farm off the Dutch coast.
Shell has started a voluntary redundancy process for staff in the Netherlands as it looks to cut its headcount by more than 10,000 jobs worldwide.
The Dutch government is looking at ways to boost its production of gas from the North Sea, including offering larger tax breaks for companies that explore or produce gas, it said on Wednesday. The government is formulating a new policy on energy after two major setbacks: Curtailing production at Europe's largest gas field Groningen due to safety concerns and a June court order to speed up emissions reductions to meet international norms. In a statement, Economic Affairs Minister Henk Kamp said his department was "investigating, together with the companies involved...whether new measures are needed" to ensure and potentially increase North Sea production.