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  • 6 November 2012

    The oil and gas sector is continuing to outperform the rest of the Scottish economy, according to new survey findings published today (5 November 2012). The 17th Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce oil and gas survey reveals that activity and confidence in the sector continues to rise with a strong demand for employment and […]

  • 23 March 2017

    Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), an oil industry trade organization, and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have teamed up to fund and support the development of innovations in the industry. Namely, OGIC has made £1 million ($1.25 million) available to support companies with projects that require research and development to be undertaken at a […]

  • 2 December 2013

    A record number of contractors in the oil and gas sector (98 per cent) are looking to recruit in the next 12 months and confidence in the industry is high for 2014, according to a new report published last Thursday. However, the findings reveal that the industry’s growth is being constrained by skills shortages in […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing invited applications for funding from a £10 million fund to support innovation in the Oil and Gas sector. Increasing investment in the Oil and Gas sector was a key component of the Scottish Government’s Oil and Gas strategy, developed in conjunction with industry and published earlier this year. Mr Ewing announced […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    A unique new academic and industrial partnership will use Scottish expertise to solve the global challenges of the oil and gas industry over the coming decades. £10.6 million worth of funding was announced by the First Minister, Alex Salmond, to create a new Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), to be based in Aberdeen. Bringing […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Wood Mackenzie has assessed the key issues for the UK North Sea oil and gas sector in the event of constitutional change in Scotland. The Scottish electorate will vote on independence before the end of 2014, with the division of North Sea resources and future of the oil and gas sector a central issue in […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Economic development agency Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million ($15.3 M) towards Aberdeen Harbour’s £350 million ($457.4 M) expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026. According to Scotish Enteprise, Aberdeen Harbour was established as a business by King David I in 1136. That earns it a place in the Guinness Book of Records as […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK is today, September 3 hosting an audience with the Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Chair of the Better Together Campaign and Fergus Ewing MSP, Speaker for Yes Scotland from 7.00am at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. Darling and Ewing will present their views on the forthcoming independence referendum to members of […]

  • 18 June 2013

    Two of Scotland’s leading business angels are spearheading a new investment group aimed at unlocking the potential of existing companies in Scotland’s oil and gas sector, enabling them to maximise their value and move on to a higher level. London and Scottish Investment Partners (LSIP) will target established family firms and other SMEs which have […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oil and Gas UK Efficiency Task Force (ETF) in partnership with Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise are setting up an event in Aberdeen next month to explore the ways in which subsea supply chain companies can work together to improve the competitiveness of the UK Continental Shelf. The seminar will highlight and share methods of […]

  • 8 April 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has launched a manifesto for oil and gas in run-up to Scottish elections.  According to the organization, the manifesto is outlining the four key commitments the next Scottish Government can make to help secure the future of the North Sea oil and […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Enterprise has released a new guide aimed at Scotland’s diversifying oil and gas supply chain which states they it can play an important role in the commercialization of wave and tidal stream energy.

  • 17 September 2014

    A new economic analysis of a potential Scottish Oil or Sovereign Wealth Fund has found that in 24 years Scotland could earn the same annual revenue from an oil fund as current revenues from North Sea oil and gas tax receipts. The new economic outlook, undertaken by economists for, which describes itself as the […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Finance Secretary John Swinney today welcomed the announcement of a Scottish-Japanese partnership to invest in oil and gas and renewables opportunities in Scotland and internationally. Mr Swinney met with senior executives of Japan’s Mitsui & Co. in Tokyo as details were announced of its strategic partnership with Scotland’s Global Energy Group. Global Energy last year […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    A joint initiative between Japan and Scotland will see almost £21 million ($25.7 million) invested into underwater technology projects to promote economic growth opportunities in the Blue Economy. Through a close working relationship between Scottish Enterprise and the Nippon Foundation, £20.9 million will be invested into six R&D projects being developed by 20 companies from […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s oil and gas sector has enormous potential for the future creating significant opportunities for the sector, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said today. The global spends & trends reports on a number of key markets, show that total offshore capital investment is expected to grow by 73 per cent in the next five years to […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    A joint initiative between Japan and Scotland will see almost £21 million ($25.7 million) invested into underwater technology projects to promote economic growth opportunities in the Blue Economy. Through a close working relationship between Scottish Enterprise and the Nippon Foundation, £20.9 million will be invested into six R&D projects being developed by 20 companies from […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Research & Development

    A new study into decommissioning opportunities in the oil and gas sector has been published on Monday. Energy ports and supply chain companies across Scotland are expected to benefit from the study, Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE) said. The study focuses primarily on oil and gas floating assets including FPSO platforms, MODUs and semi-submersible platforms, which could […]

  • 6 June 2017

    First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed new figures showing oil and gas innovation spend in Scotland almost trebled last year. According to a Tuesday statement by the Scottish Government, funding of £15.9 million from Scottish Enterprise supported 82 companies to deliver 111 innovation projects with a combined value of £43 million to develop […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Three Scottish oil and gas supply chain companies have expanded into the US market and opened new operations in Houston, Texas. This announcement comes as a record number of Scottish oil and gas companies attend the world-renowned Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this week, including almost half of which are attending the event for […]

  • 19 January 2015

    First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has announced that a new Energy Jobs Taskforce will be established to support Scotland’s oil and gas sector.  The new Taskforce, chaired by Scottish Enterprise Chief Executive Lena Wilson, will report to the Scottish Energy Advisory Board and will focus on supporting jobs across the energy sector, but with an […]

  • 8 July 2016

    The Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Keith Brown, has welcomed assurances he has secured from the UK Treasury that more will be done to support investment in offshore oil and gas infrastructure in the North Sea. According to the Scottish Government’s press release on Friday, Brown called upon the Treasury several times to […]