Oil and gas knowledge tool receives £50k funding

A digital resource for the oil and gas industry has received £50,000 from the Scottish Government. This supplements the £800,000 already received from businesses, universities and other sponsors to enable the research, development and launch of the platform, which aims to tackle a looming knowledge and experience gap in the sector. The International Centre for […]

Scottish firm to advise on Japanese tidal project

A Scottish environmental firm is to support a major tidal energy project in Japan. Orkney-based Aquatera has been awarded a consultancy contract to conduct an environmental impact assessment for underwater turbines as part of a proposed tidal test site in Nagasaki. It was confirmed by Toshiyuki Sakai, Head of the Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association, as […]

UK and Japan launch nuclear energy partnership

A nuclear energy partnership between the UK and Japan has been officially agreed. A total of 100 companies from the nuclear industries of both nations came together in Tokyo this week to start the process of strengthening existing ties and sharing expertise. The move aims to maximise the economic potential that each country’s sector could offer to the other, focusing on research and development, new nuclear […]