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  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Her Majesty The Queen today delivered the speech to the UK Parliament as part of the State Opening of Parliament 2015. The speech sets out the government’s policies and proposed legislative programme for the new parliamentary session. Regarding the new Energy Bill, it was revealed today that the UK government, led by David Cameron and the Conservative party, would […]

  • 27 May 2015

    Measures will be introduced to increase energy security in the UK, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said today in a speech delivered to both Houses of Parliament at the State Opening of Parliament 2015 in the UK. According to the Queen’s Speech background briefs, the energy security will be boosted by the Energy Bill which will ensure affordable […]

  • 9 October 2007

    Areas of coastline should be protected marine reserves where fishing, dredging and oil exploration would be banned, The Wildlife Trusts has said. The conservation body is calling for the Marine Bill to be included in the next Queen’s speech.

  • 4 June 2014

    The UK government’s legislative programme outlined in today’s Queen’s Speech included a section on the Wood Report, which says that the new Regulator to oversee the UK’s offshore operations should be fully funded by the industry.

  • 31 May 2015

    Queen’s Speech Confirms Conservatives’ Energy Plans Her Majesty The Queen today delivered the speech to the UK Parliament as part of the State Opening of Parliament 2015. The speech sets out the government’s policies and proposed legislative programme for the new parliamentary session. Kentish Flats Extension Foundations Done The last foundation at Kentish Flats Extension […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital

    Energi Coast, North East England’s renewables group, believes that almost 2,000 new jobs could be created for the region’s offshore renewables supply chain if the Government’s draft Energy Bill can create stability and clarity in the offshore renewables market. Alex Dawson, Chairman of Energi Coast, says that the rapid introduction of the draft bill after […]

  • 8 June 2014

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  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    During a visit to Rosyth shipyard, Mr Hammond oversaw the 700-tonne section being lifted into place on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Nearly two thirds of the ship has now been built and the structure is due to be completed by the end of this year. The carrier is then expected to leave the […]

  • 20 September 2012

    On the second day of HUSUM WindEnergy, His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Joachim of Denmark honoured the trade fair with his presence. Before delivering the opening speech at the Windmasters Dinner at Husum Castle in the evening, the Prince, who is well known for his interest in conservation and renewable energy, visited Danish companies at […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The sleek, environmentally-friendly cruise ferry MS Stavangerfjord has completed its maiden voyage to the joy after four years of waiting of Fjord Line staff and to the delight of its first passengers. On the evening of Sunday, July 14, Captain Erik Johansen and his crew could at long last could say ‘welcome aboard’ to roughly […]

  • 9 June 2014

    Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada concluded a working visit to the United Kingdom, where he inaugurated the new offices of South Hook Gas and South Hook LNG Terminal in London. Minister met Pat Rabbitte, Minister of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources in the Republic of Ireland, during which they discussed […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA chairman, Ignacio Galán, has been invested by the British Ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley, as Commander of the Order of the British Empire. This honorary award, bestowed by HM Queen Elizabeth II on recommendation of the British Government, recognises the important role played by Galán in the development of the UK’s energy industry and strengthening […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Finnish wave energy developer AW-Energy and Queen’s University Belfast are set to collaborate in developing a towable foundation for the WaveRoller device.

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    SMD has been formally presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear. The Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Nigel Sherlock, presented the Award in the Innovation Category, as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Wallsend, North East England. This is the third Queen’s Award the company […]

  • 28 June 2013

    SMD has been formally presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear. The Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Nigel Sherlock, presented the Award in the Innovation Category, as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Wallsend, North East England. This is the third Queen’s Award the company […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SMD has been formally presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear. The Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Nigel Sherlock, presented the Award in the Innovation Category, as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Wallsend, North East England. This is the third Queen’s Award the company […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Sonardyne International Ltd. has been formally presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire. Dame Mary Fagan presented the Award in the Innovation category for Sonardyne’s Sixth Generation (6G®) product platform during a visit to the company’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Yateley, Hampshire. As part of her visit, the […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    SMD has been honoured with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category in recognition of the development of its specialist subsea trenching technology. This is the third Queen’s Award for Enterprise that SMD has won in the last three years. The Wallsend-based company previously won a Queen’s Award for innovation in 2011 […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, Annie Maw, has officially presented Viper Subsea with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation at a ceremony at the company’s Portishead head office which took place on Friday August 19. Viper Subsea is an engineering company that provides consultancy and develops products and services for the global subsea oil […]

  • 7 September 2016

    Flowline Specialists has been presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Oldmeldrum-based company was presented with the accolade by the Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, James Ingleby, when he visited the company’s premises. During his visit, Ingleby received a tour of the firm’s headquarters and was shown some of the equipment that Flowline Specialists […]

  • 21 April 2016

    Viper Subsea has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its V-LIFE electrical insulation resistance improvement system. The Queen’s Award in Innovation is awarded following recommendation from the Prime Minister and was conferred on April 21, 2016. “We are honoured to receive this award,” said Neil Douglas, managing director. “V-LIFE represents British innovation at […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Lord Lieutenant for Norfolk, Richard Jewson, has presented Applied Acoustics’ Managing Director, Adam Darling, with the company’s second Queen’s Award. The award, in the International Trade category, is recognition of Applied Acoustics achievement in boosting export revenues over three years of continuous growth. “This is excellent news for us,” said Adam Darling, “I’m pleased for everyone […]