OPINION: Oil majors and oilfield services companies are venturing into floating wind and carbon capture and storage (CCS), bringing their heft and offshore expertise.

You can see them joining the RenewableUK lobby group and the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project.

And Norway’s Equinor has pioneered the world’s largest floating wind project, Hywind Tampen. This will help to decarbonise some North Sea oil and gas operations.

Shell has teamed up with Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola to develop large-scale floating wind projects off Scotland.