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  • Urenco UK issued with improvement notice for transport shortfalls

    18 April 2024

    The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has served an improvement notice on Urenco UK (UUK) after shortfalls were identified in compliance with transport regulations. ONR issued the enforcement action after carrying out inspections related to a request from UUK to validate a package design used for the transport of enriched uranium....

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  • Company fined after HSE inspection finds wood dust failures

    18 April 2024

    A company has been fined after an inspection by Britain’s workplace regulator found workers were being exposed to excessive levels of wood dust. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) visited Target Furniture Limited’s workshop in Northampton on 26 May 2022 and found significant amounts of wood dust around the site and unsafe machinery, requiring Prohibition Notices to be issued....

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  • New report on UK oil & gas supply chain opportunities in the energy transition published

    18 April 2024

    A new report published by independent research and business intelligence company Rystad Energy shows the oil and gas sector’s supply chain possesses between 60 to 80% of the capabilities required to develop the UK’s low carbon energies, but targeted investment is vital to capture the potential of an estimated £150 billion opportunity....

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  • Fire crews stand down following four day blaze at Scottish battery recycling plant

    16 April 2024

    Firefighters have stood down four days after attending an incident at a battery recycling facility in Kilwinning, Scotland on 8 April. At its height, around 40 firefighters and six fire engines were mobilised to the scene after the alarm was raised at a site operated by Fenix Battery Recycling....

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  • BYLOR JV complies with two enforcement notices for fire safety shortfalls at Hinkley Point C

    16 April 2024

    The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has confirmed that contractors Bouygues Travaux Publics SAS and Laing O’Rourke Construction Limited, who are the joint venture partners in BYLOR JV, have complied with two enforcement notices served on them for shortfalls in fire safety at the Hinkley Point C construction site....

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Publication of International Atomic Energy Agency review of Operational Safety at Heysham 2 Power Station 08 April 2024

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has published its review of Heysham 2 power station’s operational safety following a three week visit to the station in October 2023. The visit was carried out by an Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) made up of nuclear industry experts from across the world....

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Ithaca Energy, Eni start UK merger talks 02 April 2024

UK independent Ithaca Energy and Italian major Eni have entered into an exclusivity agreement centred on Eni’s upstream assets, excluding its carbon capture and Irish Sea assets. Ithaca and Eni have up to four weeks from 27 March to progress the contractual documentation required in connection with the merger, Ithaca said in a stock-exchange announcement....

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UK publishes new guidance for carbon storage industry 02 April 2024

The UK’s North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has published two sets of guidance which will help the developing carbon storage industry prepare for first injection. Last year, the Government set out its vision for the carbon storage industry pledging up to £20billion investment and suggesting that it has the potential to store the carbon equivalent of taking 6 million cars off the road, and support 50,000 jobs, by 2050....

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ONR notifies Sellafield Ltd of intention to prosecute 28 March 2024

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified Sellafield Ltd that it will be prosecuted under the Nuclear Industries Security Regulations 2003. The charges relate to alleged information technology security offences during a four-year period between 2019 and early 2023....

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INEOS announces proposal to cease production of ethanol from Grangemouth site 25 March 2024

INEOS O&P UK has announced a proposal to close its ethanol plant at its site in Grangemouth at some point during the first quarter of 2025. The company will start consultations in Grangemouth with its employees and the Trade Union about this proposal....

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