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Statoil to develop floating windfarm off north-east Scotland 16 May 2016

Norwegian energy group Statoil has been awarded a seabed lease to develop the world's largest floating wind farm over the Buchan Deep, around 25km off the Scottish port of Peterhead. The planned Hywind project comprises five 6MW turbines, each on a floating steel tube containing ballast which is tethered to the sea bed....

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Nuclear power: Energy solution or evil curse? 26 April 2011

Explosions and meltdown fears at Japan's damaged nuclear plants have renewed debate about the safety of atomic energy and cast doubts over its future as a clean energy source. Environmental groups and others have been quick to point out that this is a total vindication of their stance against any form of nuclear-sourced energy....

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Monitoring flow on offshore platforms 28 May 2009

Using open WirelessHart products, Emerson Process Management’s Smart Wireless network is automating flow monitoring on the company’s Gullfaks offshore platforms in the Norwegian North Sea. ...

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Consent to conduct major modification 03 April 2009

StatoilHydro has received consent to conduct a major modification of Troll C. The consent relates to installation and use of a module on the facility. Troll C will eventually have several wells which cannot maintain production against the pressure of the first stage separator due to declining reservoir pressure of increasing water content in the liquid stream. ...

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Leaks contribute to continuing high energy bills 21 October 2008

The majority of gas used in the UK is imported from the North Sea. Frequent leaks on North Sea gas pipelines are contributing to gas becoming an expensive and unreliable fuel source. Regular inspections, investigations into the cause of these accidents and taking the relevant actions to prevent future incidents may prevent unnecessary fluctuations in oil and gas prices in the future, but perhaps not for some time....

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Notification of order following audit of Heidrun 23 July 2008

During the period 13-30 May 2008, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) conducted an audit of StatoilHydro. The purpose of the audit was to verify how the Heidrun organisation utilises cooperation technology to manage health, safety and environment (HSE) in the drilling and well activities. ...