In the News

18th August 2016

World’s largest windfarm receives planning go-ahead

The world’s largest offshore windfarm, Hornsea Project Two has received development consent from Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark.

When complete, the windfarm will deliver up to 1,800 megawatts of low carbon electricity to around 1.8 million UK homes.

The windfarm would create up to 1,960 construction jobs and 580 operational and maintenance jobs. If built to the full capacity, the investment would total around £6bn providing a great opportunity for economic growth in the Humber region and beyond.

17th August 2016

Second edition of HSG246 published.

HSE have published the second edition of HSG246. This HSG covers safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock. A copy of this can be found on the Simplifi-Solutions web site. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg246.pdf

10th August 2016

OGA to be established as an independent regulator

It has been announced that as of 1st October 2016, the OGA (Oil and Gas Authority) will be established as an independent regulator by the UK Government and receive new powers that will mean it can act with greater speed and flexibility to drive investment, support jobs and further UK’s competitive edge in the oil and gas industry.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/launch-date-for-oil-and-gas-authority-government-company-announced