Just five of the 39 largest oil and gas companies have announced carbon-reduction targets that match levels needed to avoid a 2-degree Celsius temperature increase. And only 20 have taken initial steps to disclose how they plan to lower emissions produced by both their operations and electricity use, known respectively as Scope 1 and Scope 2.
Oil rose to $45 a barrel in London for the first time in 10 weeks as an apparent drop in U.S. crude stockpiles added to the rally driven by a vaccine breakthrough.
Scottish energy firm SSE has joined the “Race To Zero” campaign, pledging to reduce its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 at the latest.
There’s a danger that the deployment of hydrogen technology could be impacted by wider “government indecision” around what the future energy mix will look like.
What the future might hold for exploration geology in the oil and gas industry is as unclear as it is for the majority of other professions in the energy sector.
Two leading energy providers have partnered up to try and reduce emissions from heating in UK homes and other buildings.
Ensuring that North Sea exploration drilling gets “back on track” next year will be a key part of efforts to help the industry get back on its feet.
Chemicals giant Ineos has launched a new business aimed at developing and building clean hydrogen capacity across Europe.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to push for the most progressive climate policy the U.S. has ever had, aligning the world’s second-largest carbon emitter with a growing group of nations aggressively tackling global warming.
Renewable energy operator Red Rock Power has formed a 50:50 joint venture with Irish energy group ESB for Inchcape Offshore Limited and its major offshore wind development.
A multi-million pound project to replace one of the two submarine electricity distribution cables connecting Orkney to mainland Scotland has been completed.
It’s hoped a new first of its kind survey will give a "much-needed" insight into diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the oil and gas industry.
A “world first” has been achieved after a robot carried out a blade walk on an offshore wind turbine off the coast of Scotland.
Scotland will soon need to take “leaps not strides” in order to reduce carbon emissions, according to Holyrood’s energy minister.
Costs involved with decarbonising the UK’s economy to net zero have fallen in the last year, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has confirmed it will publish additional material about the ScotWind leasing round next year.
An online survey organised by Shell has made the headlines for the wrong reasons after it was seized upon by environmental activists.
The number of public listed North Sea operators that could be a suitable fit for a reverse takeover have “diminished significantly”, according to an industry experty.
Oil and gas bosses are confident the revamped Aberdeen Science Centre will encourage youngsters to learn about the “vital role they can play” in the energy transition.
The Scottish Government cannot legally provide any more financial support to the struggling BiFab yards, Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK has announced the shortlist for this year’s instalment of its prestigious OGUK Awards.
Subsea specialist Acteon Group has appointed Chris Johnston as group managing director for InterMoor.
Global oil demand is expected to peak at just over 102 million barrels per day (bpd) by 2028, two years earlier than originally thought.
Shell has moved to reassure offshore workers that they will receive their full day rate, even if they’re forced to return home due to Covid-19 concerns.
The Economy Secretary is being urged to be transparent over the decision making process which led to the Scottish Government withdrawing its support for Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab).