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EDF Energy Begins Work On Hinkley Nuclear Plant

EDF Energy Begins Work On Hinkley Nuclear Plant

EDF Energy has begun the construction of the first permanent structures at its £18 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear site last week. The company, in...
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New Development Can Absorb 90 Times Its Weight In Oil

Researchers at Argonne National Lab, based in the United States, have developed a reusable 'sponge' material designed to absorb 90 times its weight in...
Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel

Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel

Neste has launched a renewable diesel made entirely from waste and residues under the brand name Neste MY Renewable Diesel at select service stations...
Industry to Meet NOx Emissions Requirements Ahead of Time

Industry to Meet NOx Emissions Requirements Ahead of Time

The oil heating industry is keeping ahead of the game and, following manufacturer innovations, should be ready to comply with the new lower NOx...
North Sea Millionaires Team Up for Bagpuss

North Sea Millionaires Team Up for Bagpuss

Two well known oil and gas entrepreneurs, as a joint venture, are planning to make a return to the North Sea. Larry Kinch has joined...
Orkney Islands - Potential North Sea Decommissioning Base

Orkney Islands – Potential North Sea Decommissioning Base

Orkney Islands Council has given DSM, a UK-based demolition and decommissioning company, the opportunity to consider Lyness as a potential base for North Sea...
Giant Ship Begins New North Sea Oil and Gas Era

Giant Ship Begins New North Sea Oil and Gas Era

One of the world's largest ships has begun a new era for the North Sea oil and gas industry. The Pioneering Spirit, owned by Allseas, used...
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Grounded 17,000 Tonne Oil Rig Towed Free

The Transocean Winner drilling rig crashed on to rocks off the coast of Lewis two weeks ago after breaking its tow lines in high...
Australian Government Opens Up 28 Areas for Energy Exploration

Australian Government Opens Up 28 Areas for Energy Exploration

Australia has this week, opened 28 areas off the Western Coast of the country to energy explorers. The 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release makes...
Scottish Fuel Bank Tackles Fuel Poverty

Scottish Fuel Bank Tackles Fuel Poverty

Trussell Trust and energy supplier NPower is launching the first ever Fuel Bank in Scotland.   Based at Glasgow’s South East Foodbank, the scheme gives foodbank users with...

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Weather bomb will land in Britain through this week as officials...

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