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Launch of National Decommissioning Centre welcomed by Oil & Gas UK

11 January 2019

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC), a global technology R&D hub, was opened today by Lord Duncan, UK Government Minister for Scotland and Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Scottish Energy Minister in Newburgh in Aberdeenshire.

Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, Deirdre Michie, said:

“The launch of the National Decommissioning Centre makes clear our ambition to become a trail-blazer in decommissioning.

The UK’s oil and gas industry is renowned across the globe thanks to its dynamic supply chain and expert capabilities.

With first mover advantage in the global decommissioning market and clear support from the government, regulators and industry, this exciting new facility will play a key role in driving our ambitions forward.”

More information about the centre is available here 




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