NDC director to participate in panel session on role of innovation in energy transition

The National Decommissioning Centre's director Professor Richard Neilson will take part in a panel session on 'The role of innovation in energy transition' as part of the University of Aberdeen Founders' Day celebrations on Thursday, 25 May.

Published: 12th May 2023

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The potential effects of the Energy Profits Levy (windfall tax) on investment in the UK Continental Shelf

The EPL makes upstream oil and gas developments unattractive under a range of scenarios, write Professor Alex Kemp & Arturo Regalado in the Spring 23 edition of Offshore Energies UK's magazine.

Published: 4th May 2023

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NDC Seminar Series 10

The 10th internal seminar in the NDC Series took place on 25 April 2023 with University of Aberdeen staff and students as well as external stakeholder partners attending.

Published: 26th April 2023

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NDC strengthens team with series of new recruits

The National Decommissioning Centre has strengthened its team with a series of new recruits with a range of expertise spanning engineering, data, offshore structures, biological sciences and computing as well as marketing and communications.

Published: 24th April 2023

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Lead of Testing Services at the NDC retires

Dr Stewart Chalmers retires after almost 15 years working at the University of Aberdeen. Attendees from the School of Biological Sciences joined NDC staff for an afternoon tea held at the NDC on 2nd March 2023.

Published: 9th March 2023

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The NDC exhibits at Subsea Expo

On 21st - 23rd February 2023 the NDC showcased our Under Water Laser Cutting System, a 3D model of the Barrier Qualification Test Chamber and demonstrated our Marine Simulator capabilities at Stand 66 of Subsea Expo at the P&J Live, Aberdeen.

Published: 28th February 2023

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NDC researcher contributes to NDRI published paper

Well done to our Research Post-Doc, Rebecca Von Hellfeld and the University's Dr Astley Hastings for their valuable contributions to a National Decommissioning Research Initiative collaboration.

Published: 22nd February 2023

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NDC Seminar Series 9

Fabulous presentations from NDC researchers, Nathan Loustalot (PhD Student, NDC, School of Biological Sciences), Ahmad Chanaa (PhD Student, NDC, School of Engineering), and Dr Shahin Jalili (Research Fellow, NDC, School of Engineering) at the NDC Seminar Series 9 run on 24th January 2023.

Published: 30th January 2023

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SCI Day of Science and Careers

Dr Karen McArdle, Centre Manager joined postgraduates and undergraduates and speakers from industry and academia at the event which was held at University of Aberdeen Science and Teaching Hub on 18th January 2023. Karen gave an overview of the NDC and how the Centre works to bridge the gap between industry and academia.

Published: 24th January 2023

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Underwater Laser Cutting Project Phase II

The National Decommissioning Centre are commencing work on the next phase of development for the Underwater Laser Cutting system with our partners Claxton Engineering Services Ltd., University of Aberdeen and Net Zero Technology Centre.

Published: 23rd January 2023

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