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Decom Opportunities

Decom North Sea will note any opportunities on this page which may be of interest to your business.

If you have an opportunity you feel could be added to this section, please email the details to events@decomnorthsea.com.

Sustainable Innovation Funding

Find out more here - https://ktn-uk.co.uk/funding/the-sustainable-innovation-fund-round-2-de-minimis?utm_campaign=1786434_Infrastructure%20update%20Aug%2020&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dotdigital&dm_i=2VFU,12AF6,7G0QAN,42HDB,1

Sort and segregate nuclear waste: phase 1 (SBRI competition)

Organisations can apply for a share of £3.9 million, including VAT, to develop an autonomous, integrated toolkit to sort and segregate nuclear waste.

  • Competition opens: Monday 17 August 2020
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 11 November 2020 11:00am


Shell – Brent Alpha Jacket

Contact: ABE-TUL-Pathfinder-Project@shell.com

  • Jacket to be removed to 84.5m below sea level for removal to shore for recycling/disposal. Footings to remain in situ.
  • Located in Northern North Sea, water depth 140.2m
  • Upper part of jacket will be removed in one piece by HLV and dismantled onshore at AF Gruppen site in Norway.
  • Estimated weight of jacket in place, to 3m below seabed – 28,719 tonnes. 

RWE Renewables Sofia Suppliers Portal 

The portal is now up and running for companies to register with. It contains a number of current contract opportunities.

The portal address is https://sofiawindfarm.com/supplier-portal/ 

ENI - Hewett

ENI have submitted decommissioning plans for six platforms on Hewett field in Southern North Sea.   

Topsides and jackets for all platforms will be removed and returned to shore for processing, recycling or disposal. Preparation work required prior to topsides removal. Late 2021 is earliest start date for decom activities.

Contact: Dhillip Sankoomar, Project Interface Manager, Dhillip.Sankoomar@eni.com, 01352842213

Graduate Apprenticeships at RGU

Now more than ever is the time to ensure your workforce has the right skills and capabilities to support your organisations future success. Graduate Apprenticeships with RGU offer a high-value, low cost option for you to shape your workforce in line with business demands.

Courses are fully funded, designed around the needs of business and industry and allow employees to continue to work while they earn their degree. Your business will be involved in the learning process to ensure it fits seamlessly with your operational priorities and supports the skills needs for your organisations future success as our economy recovers. We still have places remaining to start this September in subjects such as engineering, construction, data science and accounting. Contact GAEmployer@rgu.ac.uk  or visit https://www.rgu.ac.uk/business-innovation/graduate-apprenticeships to find out more.

Exploring Renewable Energy Opportunities In Saudi Arabia
The Department for International Trade’s Energy & Resources Cluster, and Arabian Enterprise Incubators (AEI) invite you to join a webinar in partnership with Saudi Renewable Energy Industrial Cluster.

The National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) is a strategic initiative under Vision 2030 & the King Salman Renewable Energy Initiative. The program aims to maximize the potential of renewable energy in Saudi.

Click here to register https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2904978297516339471

Request for Proposals (RFP) "Paleogeography-to-Petroleum Systems: Research Innovations for Offshore Nova Scotia (PaGeo2)"
The OERA, in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines, is seeking proposals from service companies, academic groups, or collaborative combinations thereof to provide fundamental advances and insights on the general geological factors that impact Nova Scotia’s offshore petroleum resources through a reassessment of basic basin-forming and petroleum system-forming constraints and processes. More info can be found here https://oera.ca/opportunities/request-proposals/rfp-paleogeography-petroleum-systems-research-innovations-offshore

EMA FPS Quarterly Report -2020
The latest of EMA’s quarterly Floating Production Systems Report features over 150 pages and 50 charts packed with information that is critical to understanding the ever-changing status of the FPS market.

The Quarterly Report focuses on tracking all FPS projects and potential FPS projects globally. Each report is comprehensive in its coverage of the FPS market, however, the Quarterly Report does not include EMA’s exclusive FPS forecasts which is released in the FPS Outlook Report.
Exclusive DNS Member Discount – Receive 20% off the report – click here for details https://energymaritimeassociates.com/product/fps-quarterly-report-2020/?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=88755133&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--eEhv2s9iRS9nAj848Pgeyb9SNeXFIx3XV2dvw4xHC-AB9PdZZy623k-kdDMsKc4kL7xGTMKmcuMq6Qigba1uElO4ePw&utm_content=88755133&utm_source=hs_email

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) – funded training with NESCol

The Scottish Funding Council provides funding on behalf of the Scottish Government for training that is only available from regional colleges across Scotland.Levy payer employers (an employer with a wage bill of £3million plus) can take training up to a maximum of £15,000 and funding is allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. There are no catches with this offer. Put simply, a Levy payer effectively has £15,000 worth of training with NESCol with only a simple application to complete. No money changes hands – NESCol gets the funding direct from the Scottish Funding Council.

All the latest information, including application forms, course choices and other supporting information can be found at www.nescol.ac.uk/fwdf

COVID-19 Call to Action
The Government Commercial Function (GCF) needs your help to build a resource pool to provide a rapid response to critical COVID-19 requirements, most urgently to deliver 30,000 new ventilators. 
More details in this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/production-and-supply-of-ventilators-and-ventilator-components

Tech challenge - Solutions required for a Contamination Mapping and Visualisation System 
This challenge is to identify technologies to work in combination with the current method of measurement that uses a hand-held device and find a solution of mapping the measurements and providing real time visual and point cloud data. In essence, geo-referencing, time-stamping and recording the outputs of a handheld device” Technologies should be >TRL3. Successful applicants will be given an opportunity to pitch to the challenge holder.
More details at this link https://www.ktninnovationexchange.co.uk/challenges/single/53

RGU launches free short courses in response to the economic impact of COVID-19
More details at this link: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/news/220-news-2020/3053-rgu-launches-free-short-courses-in-response-to-the-economic-impact-of-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR0-x7zMjqvm5pBZVUpjTgPJFk0XahHF6c8Exu2ywYcvk5a5cBcQcfSvb6k

Skills for Energy – Resources
Skills for Energy have created a dedicated skills resources page on our website! https://www.eeegr.com/skills-for-energy/skills-resources/
Intended for students, teachers and parents the resources feature activities, worksheets and video's to keep students and young people engaged with STEM, along with information around careers and teacher CPD. Does your organisation have any resources you are keen to share? Have you or your family found any useful websites we could add to our resources? If so, please get in touch via skills@eeegr.com

MY World of Work- Job Hub Launched
Like many organisations, Skills Development Scotland is rapidly evolving its services to meet the needs of business across Scotland at this difficult time. Through the disruptive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognise that employers working in line with Scottish Government advice on workers and essential services may be facing acute skills gaps in their businesses.     

At the same time, many individuals are actively seeking employment and may be finding it difficult to find trusted sources of information about immediate opportunities.

Developed rapidly in response to requests from a number of our industry body partners, My World of Work Job Hub is a free service which enables employers working in line with Scottish Government advice on workers and essential services to advertise vacancies quickly to a broad audience through Scotland’s dedicated online careers resource. Skills Development Scotland is currently working quickly to build a critical mass of vacancies, which can be uploaded directly through our employer website, OurSkillsforce.

Skills Development Scotland Learning Portal 
People who have been furloughed or made redundant are being encouraged to develop their skills with the help of a new online resource.

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has introduced the portal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to connect people with thousands of free-to-access online learning materials. Working closely with learning providers, additional opportunities will be included in the coming weeks and months. 

Anyone can learn new or develop existing skills through flexible and convenient online learning from 12 different providers across a range of subject areas, such as digital, languages, business and technology.   

Click here for more information:  https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/find-free-online-courses

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