Ribbon cut on £38m decommissioning centre



A £38 million research and development (R&D) centre opened today aimed at helping Scottish firms tap into the global market for decommissioning which is forecast to grow to be worth £80 billion.
The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) at Newburgh in Aberdeenshire, a partnership between the Oil & Gas Technology Centre and the University of Aberdeen, aims to combine industry expertise with academic research to develop ways to cut decommissioning costs.
Some 100 offshore platforms and 5,700 kilometres of oil and gas pipelines are forecast to be decommissioned or reused over the next... read more

 
11 January 2019 in Politics, Views: 47
Source: Scotsman
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