Development of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank off the UK has already seen the benefits of an “unbelievable number of synergies” with the oil & gas supply chain, said the renewables chief of Equinor as he claimed the two sectors are “branches of the same tree”.

Pål Eitrheim, executive vice president for New Energy Solutions at the Norwegian energy giant, which is building the 3.6MW