Industry leaders have hailed the launch of a major decommissioning project as “firing the starting pistol” on a new era for Dundee.
An early warning system to detect leaks in oil and gas wells that has been dubbed a “smoke alarm for the sea” is being developed by scientists and industry specialists.
A “significant” announcement on the future of Dundee’s offshore decommissioning and renewables sector is in the pipeline for next year.
A former chief executive of Dundee Port Authority has demanded a retraction of the “false” claim the port is not deep enough for decommissioning work.
The man leading Dundee’s decommissioning jobs drive has accused the Scottish Government of endangering the city’s efforts by “throwing taxpayers’ money” at their rivals.
A Chinese engineering firm has announced plans to open its new UK-based decommissioning operation in Dundee.
Three key areas in Dundee are being earmarked by council education chiefs for job opportunities for school leavers.
A Dundee oil worker said he has plans to ensure local folk are at the forefront of decommissioning work in the city.
Dundee City Council leader John Alexander says decommissioning could have the effect on the city that oil and gas has had on Aberdeen.
A major decommissioning firm has pledged its support to building a rig recycling centre in Dundee.
The Port of Dundee welcomed the Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, to hear about the £10 million investment programme to create a hub for future North Sea oil and gas operations and offshore wind projects.
Dundee is set to lead the world in oil and gas decommissioning — and create up to 7,500 jobs in the process.
Council chiefs have vowed to make Dundee the “capital” of decommissioning work in Scotland as part of their vision for the city over the next two decades.
Dundee is ready to take on North Sea oil field decommissioning work, according to the leader of the city council.
DUNDEE’S MSPs have vowed to fight to bring lucrative North Sea oil decommissioning contracts to the city.