A long-awaited UK Government paper into oil and gas decommissioning lacks clarity on certain key areas, a trade body has said.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has pitched a £100m loan fund to the UK Government to stimulate North Sea decommissioning activity.
Aberdeen should use a giant decommissioned oil platform as a "first class tourist attraction", according to a long-standing city campaigner.
Offshore decommissioning work will be "much more consistent" due to the low oil price and Covid combination, an industry veteran has predicted.
Decom North Sea has announced the first post-Covid event to be held in person for Aberdeen's oil and gas industry.
UK decommissioning activity is expected to increase due to the effects of Covid-19, but threats to jobs and the longevity of skilled SMEs will impact the “capacity and capability” to carry it out.