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Neptune Marine Services

Neptune expands into United States

Neptune Marine Services (Neptune), a leading provider of specialised engineering, integrated inspection, repair and maintenance solutions to the energy industries, is targeting further growth overseas with its new office in the US.

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eeef closed its first community based transaction in the UK in cooperation with Ore Valley Housing Association and the Renewable Energy Investment Fund

The European Energy Efficiency Fund (eeef) launched its cooperation with Ore Valley Housing Association (OVHA) in 2012, with OVHA becoming one of the first Technical Assistance (TA) beneficiaries under the eeef European Commission TA facility. Since deploying TA funds, eeef has worked closely with OVHA by providing guidance to support the project development to realize investments. eeef supported OVHA in the development of a new project scope for on-shore wind turbines  and the replacement of over 200 outdated gas boilers in residential buildings owned by OVHA in Fife Council Area in Scotland. This transaction demonstrates eeef’s capabilities in assisting communities to address the technical and financial barriers, which public entities often face when planning climate change related projects.

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New research aims to increase international activity

Over half of Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain sales come from international markets. As the sector continues to respond to the low oil price, new research has been published to help companies increase their knowledge of international opportunities.

Mozambique oil and gas

Skills shortages in East Africa opens up opportunities for Scotland

With over 100,000 locals needing to be trained over the next 10 years to support East Africa’s oil and gas, mining and construction ambition, a delegation of 10 Scottish oil and gas training providers will visit Tanzania and Mozambique this week to offer their skills & experience to these markets and to capitalise on the significant growth opportunities.

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Neptune to highlight offering at conference in Amsterdam

Representatives from Neptune Marine Services UK are getting set to travel to the Netherlands to attend this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OECC).

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Pioneering leadership programme supports a fresh approach to change in the oil and gas sector

A new intensive leadership programme for the oil and gas sector, developed as part of the Energy Jobs Taskforce action plan and aimed at driving sustainable changes within the industry, has kicked off this week in Aberdeenshire involving 19 people from both the supply chain and operators.

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Supporting industry sustainability remains top priority

The oil and gas industry in Scotland is adapting to the sustained period of low prices, with production up more than a fifth in the latest year.

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Scotland and the UK strengthen links with Indian oil and gas sector

Scotland’s oil and gas sector will strengthen its links with India this week as it welcomes Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan to Aberdeen tomorrow, 14 September. The sector will showcase its world-renowned skills and expertise during the visit in a bid to maximise future growth opportunities with the world’s third largest consumer of crude oil and petroleum products.

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Scotland makes waves in the renewable energy sector as the first large scale tidal stream project is launched

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launched the world’s first large scale tidal stream farm today (12 September 2016). The project is a huge step forward in Scotland’s marine renewables industry and will create job opportunities for skilled workers in this sector. MeyGen and Sound of Islay projects are expected to generate around £275m for Scotland’s economy.

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Scottish renewable energy company secures six figure grant

Renewable energy developer Current2Current Ltd (C2C) has recently secured a Scottish Enterprise R&D feasibility grant of £100,000. The grant is a contribution towards a £260,000 R&D feasibility project the company is undertaking over the next six months.