NDC – NDA partnership continues to grow and deliver benefits

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) are working in partnership on research to support the energy sector to reduce costs and emissions, improve environmental outcomes and deliver sustainable net zero decommissioning.

Published: 1st February 2024

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Energy Minister visits National Decommissioning Centre to mark fifth anniversary

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) has marked its fifth anniversary with a visit from Scotland’s Minister for Energy and the Environment, Gillian Martin MSP.

Published: 16th January 2024

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Study looks at how marine mammals are coping in contaminated environments

A new publication from researchers Dr Rebecca von Hellfeld and Christoph Gade has looked at how marine mammals are coping in increasingly contaminated environments.

Published: 14th December 2023

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NDC welcomes first year class from Northfield Academy as part of sustainable city project

Students from Northfield Academy got the chance to engage with researchers and try out some new technology when they visited The National Decommissioning Centre (Wednesday, 1 December) as part of their project studying Aberdeen as a sustainable city.

Published: 8th December 2023

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MSc Decommissioning students get chance to attend prestigious conference

The NDC was delighted to sponsor the attendance of Diogo Prado and Peter Burrows, two University of Aberdeen MSc students, at the recent Offshore Energies UK Offshore Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews.

Published: 27th November 2023

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Economic and environmental challenges of decommissioning offshore wind farms

An important new paper from the National Decommissioning Centre's Dr Shahin Jalili and colleagues has assessed the economic and environmental challenges of offshore wind farms as they enter the decommissioning phase.

Published: 24th November 2023

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Update from Abraham Mensah – PhD student funded by Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

The National Decommissioning Centre's Abraham Mensah is doing a PhD funded by Ghana National Petroleum Corporation. He tells us about his research here.

Published: 24th November 2023

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A first estimate of blue carbon associated with oil & gas industry marine infrastructure

A new paper from NDC PhD researcher Abigail Davies and Professor Astley Hastings quantifies Blue Carbon (BC) stocks around oil and gas infrastructure in the marine environment.

Published: 14th November 2023

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Quantifying the ability of Imaging Sonar to identify fish at a subtropical artificial reef

A new paper from The National Decommissioning Centre's Ed Sibley has quantified the ability of Imaging Sonar (IS) to identify fish species at a subtropical artificial reef off Perth, Western Australia.

Published: 27th October 2023

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PhD opportunity available – ‘Long-term degradation of buried subsea pipelines’

An exciting PhD opportunity, jointly funded by Chevron and The National Decommissioning Centre is now open for applications.

Published: 26th October 2023

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