While support for new North Sea oil and gas has been welcomed, the energy sector has called for a drop in windfall taxes and greater incentives for low-carbon investment ahead of the Chancellor’s impending budget.
Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC)
Sir Keir Starmer hears ‘frank and honest’ views in Aberdeen as Labour leader sets out £2.5bn energy jobs plan
Industry leaders had pushed Sir Keir to visit the region after his party revealed controversial plans in June to end North Sea exploration.
Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce has called for a new body independent of government to be set up to oversee UK energy security and the transition to net zero.
The long-awaited return of Offshore Europe is not just impacting energy firms, local business experts say the event will bring "more than £50 million" to the Granite City.
Following an ‘OilyFans’ billboard sting in July, Don’t Panic is pitching a multi-thousand-pound online hit campaign, complete with a stunt film and deepfakes of oil bosses.
Business leaders urge change in ScotGov policy as oil and gas helps cut deficit in GERS figures.
Business leaders reacted after we revealed Aberdeen-based bid had won backing with tax-breaks.
Labour has proposed a ‘national mission’ to boost clean energy, but failed to address uncertainty around the future of North Sea oil and gas.
The strategy was branded ‘pie in the sky’ in an immediate backlash from Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce.
Investment worth almost £16 billion will be poured into the north-east economy over the next decade, according to a new study.
The man who may become the next Prime Minister has committed to a visit to Aberdeen to discuss the energy sector's concerns over his party's policies.
A crunch on the ability of firms to find skills for oil and gas and renewable energy are a “significant threat,” Aberdeen business leaders have warned.
Aberdeen’s status as a global energy capital is at risk, a key industry report has warned, as confidence in the UK North Sea is now near a “record low”.
"Energy security day" expected to include a revamped net zero strategy - though the venue of Aberdeen could change.
Aberdeen business leaders have told the Chancellor to “wake up” to the damage caused by his oil and gas windfall tax policy.
Aberdeen business leaders called for a revised city region deal and for the UK’s energy department to be moved to the north east, in a series of asks ahead of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on Wednesday.
Companies in the energy sector are being invited to take part in a study to track business sentiment at a “seminal moment” in the UK’s net zero push.
Scotland’s First Minister has accused critics of her government’s controversial energy strategy of not engaging with the plan properly.
Rishi Sunak and Jeremy Hunt are being held responsible for planned job losses at the UK North Sea’s largest producer.
Rising wages and pay settlements are now the biggest driver of inflation for businesses in the north-east of Scotland, according to new economic data.
A financial expert says the oil and gas industry is up against it to deliver for the UK against the backdrop of a growing windfall tax.
With an increase in the tax imposed on North Sea oil and gas is considered “inevitable”, a speaker at a business event in Aberdeen called for the north-east region to be recompensed with a green free port to ensure jobs are retained and the transition to low carbon energy is achieved.
Political instability has been flagged by the UK energy sector as the biggest obstacle to companies transitioning to net zero, according to a new report.
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is considering an expansion of the North Sea windfall tax - despite figures showing a near-700% increase in payments over the last year.
The two candidates vying to become the next prime minister have been urged to listen to the voice of industry over the UK’s critical energy future.