Publication in Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

Congratulations to our research fellow Alethea Madgett on her recent publication presenting important findings from an ecological study of a commercially important fish species and the influence of offshore oil and gas structures on its behaviours and reproduction and the necessity for evidence based management strategies for decommissioning and/or late-life management.

Published: 27th September 2022

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National Decommissioning Centre and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority launch research partnership

The partnership will seek to draw on current research taking place at the NDC and the University of Aberdeen to deliver a programme of research that will provide benefit to both the nuclear and offshore energy sectors.

Published: 22nd September 2022

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Fully Funded PhD Projects in Floating Wind working with ORE Catapult and National Decommissioning Centre

Three PhD projects co-funded by ORE Catapult, the NDC and the School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen are currently advertised on FindAPhD with a closing date of 12th September for applications. Dr Marcin Kapitaniak and Professor Richard Neilson from the University of Aberdeen are coordinating the projects at the NDC in Newburgh.

Published: 16th August 2022

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XIX Symposium of Mexican Studies and Students in the UK visit the NDC

The NDC hosted their first industry session on 28th July 2022 on offshore technology and policy for the energy transition.

Published: 16th August 2022

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NDA Digital Fluidity Workshop

The NDC hosted the NDA’s Cross-Industry workshop connecting people from different companies across different industries to share good practices on decommissioning. The digital fluidity challenge exists across multiple sectors. Net Zero and decommissioning opportunities are driving an ongoing requirement for clarity and competence in digital skills.

Published: 28th July 2022

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CNR International Decommissioning Team and Engineering Development visit NDC

The NDC hosted CNR International on 27th June when there were good discussions, a tour of the NDC premises and a demonstration of the capabilities of our simulator.

Published: 18th July 2022

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National Decommissioning Centre and ORE Catapult form floating offshore wind research partnership

The research partnership with NDC and ORE Catapult initially consists of three PhD projects, each focusing on a different aspect of offshore wind development, including the simulation of floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) systems, design optimisation of these systems, and environmental concerns.

Published: 8th June 2022

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£2m project to build world-leading decommissioning test facility

The Barrier Qualification Chamber project aims to provide a system which mimics high temperature & high pressure environment, gives repeatable and consistent testing conditions to allow qualification of different barrier methods, and gives operators and the regulators confidence that a proposed novel barrier solution will work.

Published: 8th June 2022

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NDC Seminar Series 7

Dr Sergi Arnau, Adam Arfaoui and Abigail Davies presented at the seventh NDC Seminar Series.

Published: 27th April 2022

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SUT Visit to the National Decommissioning Centre

The Society of Underwater Technology enjoyed their visit to the NDC on 9th March 2022.

Published: 17th April 2022

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