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£59bn investment in offshore energy projects estimated over next 20 years

£59bn investment in offshore energy projects estimated over next 20 years

Almost 2,000 new jobs across 59 businesses have been offered since the launch of a special scheme in 2012, with a hopeful outlook for the future expected.
EU ruling leaves plan for £200m A140 power station in limbo

EU ruling leaves plan for £200m A140 power station in limbo

Plans to build a £200m gas-fired power station on the A140 close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border have been put on hold following an EU court ruling.
Students discover career opportunities in East Anglia’s energy sector

Students discover career opportunities in East Anglia’s energy sector

Young people were brought together with firms from across the energy sector to learn about the jobs available to them now and in the future.
Norwich’s Aquaterra Energy wins another contract for Norwegian oil field

Norwich’s Aquaterra Energy wins another contract for Norwegian oil field

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has secured another major contract on a Norwegian oil field.
Great Yarmouth port signs 12-year deal with offshore services firm Asco

Great Yarmouth port signs 12-year deal with offshore services firm Asco

Great Yarmouth port has struck a long-term partnership with an offshore services group, which it says will drive further investment and job creation in the coastal town.
East’s energy leaders to make the case for offshore wind support at Westminster reception

East’s energy leaders to make the case for offshore wind support at Westminster reception

A 200-strong delegation from the East of England’s energy industry will head to Westminster this month to reinforce to politicians the region’s importance to the sector and the UK economy.
Energy services firm hopes to create business hub in Lowestoft

Energy services firm hopes to create business hub in Lowestoft

An energy services company has put a £250,000 vote of confidence into a Lowestoft industrial estate where it hopes to create a new business hub.
‘At the heart’ – Shell UK boss says Bacton gas terminal will be pivotal in future plans

‘At the heart’ – Shell UK boss says Bacton gas terminal will be pivotal in future plans

Global energy giant Shell has underlined its commitment to Norfolk, saying that the coastline remains “absolutely at the heart” of its North Sea plans.
Norwich data centre chosen by offshore energy firm

Norwich data centre chosen by offshore energy firm

An offshore energy services firm has recruited the help of a Norwich data centre to improve its “business resilience”.
New ‘skills strategy’ will support future of UK’s oil and gas sector

New ‘skills strategy’ will support future of UK’s oil and gas sector

A project to develop a new skills strategy for the oil and gas sector has been welcomed by sector representatives in the East of England.