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  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, recently welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, to open the new Tilbury Training Academy where students are learning the vital skills they need to be part of the workforce of the future. The Chancellor was also taken on a tour of operations at […]

  • 25 October 2010
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The general clamour over George Osborne’s spending review has obscured one of the most significant constitutional changes of recent years.   (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, October 25, 2010;

  • 6 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      George Osborne is planning a scheme aimed at allowing coastal communities to benefit directly from offshore wind and wave power…   By David Perry (eveningexpress) [mappress] Source: eveningexpress, July 06, 2011;

  • 6 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      George Osborne is planning a scheme aimed at allowing coastal communities to benefit directly from offshore wind and wave power…   By David Perry (eveningexpress) [mappress] Source: eveningexpress, July 06, 2011;

  • 24 March 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Chancellor George Osborne today delivered the 2011 Budget, which for the UK’s Green Economy included two key announcements: 1) Green Investment Bank (GIB) – the GIB will launch next year (2012) backed by £3b funding; £1b of Government funding and a further £2b raised from asset sales. The initial £3b capital will leverage a further […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Chancellor George Osborne today delivered the 2011 Budget, which for the UK’s Green Economy included two key announcements: 1) Green Investment Bank (GIB) – the GIB will launch next year (2012) backed by £3b funding; £1b of Government funding and a further £2b raised from asset sales. The initial £3b capital will leverage a further […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chancellor George Osborne has announced today that the UK government is entering formal negotiations on financing subsidy for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project. UK government is opening of the negotiations on the subsidy for the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. In his Budget speech, the Chancellor George Osborne said: “We’re opening negotiations on the Swansea […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and ScottishPower Chairman and CEO Ignacio Galan met yesterday with the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP. The meeting took place in the Treasury in London, where Ignacio Galan outlined Iberdrola’s investment plans and praised the UK’s long track record of a consistent regulatory framework. With the Electricity Market […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and ScottishPower Chairman and CEO Ignacio Galan met yesterday with the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP. The meeting took place in the Treasury in London, where Ignacio Galan outlined Iberdrola’s investment plans and praised the UK’s long track record of a consistent regulatory framework. With the Electricity Market […]

  • 3 December 2014

    George Osborne, the UK Chancellor of Exchequer, today presented its Autumn Statement to the Parliament where he promised that the government will shortly set out major reforms to the oil and gas fiscal regime, to make sure that the UK Continental Shelf continues to attract investments.

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bibby Offshore, the subsea services provider to the oil & gas industry, hosted a visit by George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to the Company’s innovative workshop, storage and maintenance facility in Aberdeenshire, on Tuesday 22 July. The Chancellor was given a tour of Bibby Offshore’s new 50,000 sqft state-of-the-art Westhill facility, The Hangar. His […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital

    The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). One of these, a new £7.8m Centre for Structural Integrity & Materials for Offshore Wind and Marine Renewable Energy, will be led by Cranfield and they will partner in a second new centre. The Centre of […]

  • 22 March 2015

    Tidal Energy Today Staff has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from March 15 – 22, 2015. UK Budget 2015 boosts Swansea tidal project Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the UK government is entering formal negotiations on financing subsidy for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project, which will establish whether […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    More than 1,000 nuclear and renewables companies have signed a letter addressed to David Cameron, George Osborne and Ed Davey, urging them to agree on a legally binding decarbonisation target for electricity generation, The Independent informs. Fear that the Government could support gas has led to joining of forces of the UK’s nuclear, wind and […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    More than 1,000 nuclear and renewables companies have signed a letter addressed to David Cameron, George Osborne and Ed Davey, urging them to agree on a legally binding decarbonisation target for electricity generation, The Independent informs. Fear that the Government could support gas has led to joining of forces of the UK’s nuclear, wind and […]

  • 18 March 2015

    George Osborne, the UK Chancellor of Exchequer, has delivered his sixth and final annual Budget statement to Parliament today, March 18, 2015. Previously, in his Autumn Statement delivered in December 2014, the Chancellor promised the Government will set out major reforms to the oil and gas fiscal regime, to make sure that the UK Continental Shelf […]

  • 15 February 2016

    The UK Government must immediately consider options to reduce the headline rate of tax for the oil and gas industry as part of a package of measures to support the industry, the Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney, has proposed to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne.  In a letter to Osborne, the […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Following the decision of the Chancellor George Osborne to remove the climate change exemption for renewable power announced in the Summer Budget, a number of renewable energy associations have raised concerns about the potential negative effects this could have on the clean energy sector. Under the Climate Change Levy (CCL), introduced by the UK government […]

  • 19 March 2015

    Against a backdrop of maturing oil fields, high production costs, an extremely complex tax regime and low oil prices, the eyes of the oil and gas sector were firmly on the UK Chancellor to stimulate investment and halt decline. Alan McCrae, head of energy tax at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), says: “George Osborne has responded to the […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rolls-Royce and UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today that the Group will further invest in Rio de Janeiro State to better support customers in the rapidly expanding offshore oil and gas industry. A new £22 million (approx $36.5 million) marine facility in Duque de Caxias will be used to assemble and test large thrusters and […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Since marine conservationists and developers who want to dig a deep-water channel for cruise liners have been unable to reach a mutually beneficial agreement, Cornwall’s Euro MP insists on finding a sound solution. A potential damage to underwater algae, which acts as a nursery for fish, has postponed the dredging of Falmouth harbor. Chancellor George […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Following the announcement made by the Chancellor George Osborne on cutting the government subsidies for onshore wind farms for 25 percent, opponents of the Navitus Bay project welcomed it with a great expectation on extending this move to offshore plans. Dorset MPs, including Chris Chope and Richard Drax, have urged the government earlier this year to reconsider its […]