The Scottish Government has announced it is winding up the energy jobs taskforce established in response to the oil downturn.
Scottish ministers were accused last night of having a “job done” attitude to the challenges facing the oil and gas sector.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has told the new north-east Tory MPs he wants to see Aberdeen and the wider region as “a centre of excellence for decommissioning”.
The Press and Journal can reveal that English Conservative MP Richard Harrington is due to be confirmed as the new energy minister.
New Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson today vowed to make the voice of the "forgotten city" heard and ensure the oil and gas industry is never seen as an "easy target".
Theresa May’s future as prime minister is in doubt today after a dreadful election night during which the SNP also suffered a slump in support.
An Aberdeen MP hit out at the employment minister last night over her response to a letter highlighting the plight of workers in the oil and gas sector.
Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson has accused the SNP Government of doing “nothing for the north-east” in a fiery exchange over oil and gas revenues.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell vowed last night to do "everything we possibly can" to help the oil and gas industry.
Theresa May hailed the north-east's "world class” oil and gas sector last night as she pledged her support to ensuring its continued competitiveness on the international stage.
Scotland's energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has appealed to the chancellor to provide more support for the oil and has industry in his forthcoming Budget.
Unite is urging the Scottish Government to back Scottish Labour’s call for public investment in crucial North Sea assets at risk of being scrapped amid the oil downturn.
UK Energy Minister Jesse Norman has argued Britain should be an “early bird” rather than a pioneer in the development of carbon capture and storage.
The UK Government has been accused of downgrading the position of energy minister amid questions around its commitment to the industry.
The UK Government is facing calls to provide new support for the oil and gas sector after BP unveiled plans to double North Sea production.
Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig is urging Philip Hammond to include targets for carbon capture and storage development in today’s Autumn Statement.
The boss of the UK Coastguard insisted last night that the decision to withdraw an emergency tug from the west coast of Scotland had been “vindicated”.
The owners of the tug which was towing Transocean Winner have revealed the back-up line could not be connected because it was wrapped around the base of the rig.
The far-reaching impact of the oil price crash on the north-east was highlighted last week with new figures showing a rise in the number of people claiming benefits.
MPs are today calling on the UK Government to produce a new strategy for carbon capture and storage (CCS) after the last-minute axeing of £1billion of funding last year.
The chancellor is poised to snub further pleas for help from the oil and gas industry amid the continuing downturn.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) chief executive Deirdre Michie last night called on the UK Government to build on the support it has already given the industry.
A row has erupted over Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson’s pledge to ensure the north-east is at the front of the queue for future UK investment in energy research.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell will travel to the US oil and gas capital next week to promote the expertise of the North Sea.
The chief executive of French energy giant EDF today insisted its multibillion-pound plans for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point would not be affected if the UK votes to leave the EU.