Tag: Scotland

Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Environment, Investment, National Grid, Power Grid, Press Release

How pumped storage hydro cuts customer power bills

Following the big six-power companies’ price hikes, ILI Group Plc today announced that  Pumped Storage Hydro (PSH) can save at least £100 on every household’s energy bill, reduce power price fluctuations for customers and offset millions of tons of CO2 emissions every year.  There is now over 4.2 GW of PSH in […]

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Energy, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Forties Pipeline System Shutdown

On Dec. 11, a hairline crack 5 to 6 inches long was detected during a routine inspection of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) near Netherley, just south of Aberdeen, Scotland. As a result, the pipeline’s new owner, Ineos, announced a shut-down, anticipating weeks for repairs. The suspension of this pipeline, […]

Energy, Gas, Oil, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipelines

Britain’s first subsea-to-shore gas Field

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review August 2017 Lying 125 kilometres west of the Shetland Islands are the Laggan-Tormore gas fields, an export pipeline, and a newly constructed gas-processing plant all constructed and installed in a climate similar to Southern Alaska. Total’s £3.5billion Laggan-Tormore gas development was Britain’s second largest construction project, […]

Britain, Eniday, Exploration and Production, Gas, Northern Europe, Oil, Shipping, Transport, Wind Power

What’s next for Britain’s oil capital?

Nicholas Newman Eniday August 2016 Last year, the UK’s oil and gas sector suffered a 30 percent drop in revenues, 43 percent of the North Sea fields operated at a loss and 65,000 jobs were lost. Likewise, investment in new projects took a hit, falling from an average of £8 billion […]