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  • Offshore Scarecrow Could Make Helidecks Safer

    Seabird droppings – guano – on offshore helidecks create safety and health risks for humans.   Accumulated guano on helidecks can increase slip hazards and obscure markings which helicopter pilots need to see. In addition, inhaling airborne substances present in guano can lead to illness….

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  • OGA: Offshore energy industry can aid UK in reaching net-zero

    The integration of offshore energy systems, including oil and gas, renewables, hydrogen, and carbon capture and storage, could deliver around 30 per cent of the UK’s total carbon reduction requirements needed to meet the 2050 net-zero target, the OGA has said.   UK’s Oil and…

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  • People in the News

    Gallagher adds THB’s Tidman to energy practice Gallagher has added Gavin Tidman to its global energy practice.   Sompo International looks to Talbot for London energy lead McDonald Sompo International has hired James McDonald to lead its energy team in London.   Aspen’s Americas marine…

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  • OGUK Launches Forum to Help SMEs

    Industry body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) announced on the 4th August that it has launched a new forum dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses navigate the downturn.   The SME forum will give participants access to OGUK’s existing business support guidance and initiatives,…

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  • NOPSEMA approves Shell’s Crux gas field OPP

    The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has accepted Shell’s plans for the Crux gas field offshore Western Australia.   Consisting of a platform and five production wells, the proposed Crux development would connect to the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG)…

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  • Renewable auction delivers cleaner, cheaper, power for Ireland

    Nineteen new wind farms won contracts under the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme according to provisional results published on the 5th August which also showed wind energy prices falling sharply.   Under the scheme wind farms and solar farms bid against each other for contracts…

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