We want green energy jobs, say North Sea oil and gas workers – what they need to make the leap

A recent report found widespread support among North Sea oil and gas workers for a career in renewable energy.

Owen Douglas, Occasional Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin • conversation
Oct. 8, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change renewable-energy fossil-fuel-industry oil-and-gas just-transition offshore-wind north-sea north-sea-oil

Why we should leave old oil rigs in the sea – and why we don't

Decommissioning offshore structures is expensive and environmentally damaging – so why is it illegal to leave them where they are?

Tom Baxter, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Aberdeen • conversation
Oct. 5, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: oil-and-gas artificial-reefs petroleum north-sea offshore-decommissioning offshore-oil

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