The region’s energy businesses will gather today with the “perfect opportunity” to make the most of the East’s nuclear, offshore wind and gas projects, an industry leader has said.
Companies in the East of England’s energy supply chain can come face-to-face with major oil and gas operators at a Meet the Buyer event focused on the Southern North Sea (SNS).
An upgrade in the forecast for the amount of oil and gas to be produced from UK waters over the next three decades shows there is still “life” in the Southern North Sea (SNS).
East Anglia’s oil and gas industry could receive a “new lease of life” after the chancellor announced measures to make it easier for companies to exchange late-life assets.
The agility and adaptability of smaller operators is underpinning a recovery of confidence in East Anglia’s oil and gas industry, say sector experts.
Companies in the east’s energy industry have been reassured that the door remains open to government agreeing a support package for the sector, in a deal which would make the region a national exemplar.
Dramatic falls in the costs of offshore wind projects have moved the industry closer to a potentially subsidy-free future - which energy experts believe could unlock further projects in the region.
The scale of the damage done to jobs in the oil and gas industry as a result of low oil prices has been revealed in a sector report.
A former East Coast College student returned to Lowestoft to inspire new graduates before they embark upon their career paths.
Energy leaders hailed the prospect of jobs for generations to come as the turf was cut for an £11.4m energy skills centre.
Young people from across the region will be able to learn skills putting them at the “cutting edge” of the energy industry after a multi-million pound centre was given the green light.
The “special relationship” between the US and the UK could extend to East Anglia’s offshore wind industry, through a partnership struck by the East of England Energy Group.
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