Aberdeen South MP Stephen Flynn was yesterday crowned as the SNP’s Westminster leader and has been tipped to take a ‘constituency interest’ in energy matters, particularly when it comes to policy affecting the future of the North Sea.
Jeremy Hunt has failed to give an update on long-awaited plans for the second part of the government’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) competition.
A government minister has pledged to accelerate the second phase of the UK’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) rollout.
The developers of the Acorn project say they hope the scheme can be online by 2027 but are wary of further delays to government support packages, as ministers met this week to discuss decarbonisation efforts.
A lack of movement on carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be slowing the UK’s adoption of low carbon hydrogen.
Partners behind an ambitious plan to create 30,000 jobs across the north east have called for governments in Holyrood and Westminster to back its proposal to create a "green freeport" in Aberdeen and Peterhead.
A new report has laid out the potential monetary benefits of a major north-east decarbonisation project.
Harbour Energy is pushing ahead with an “active rig programme”, with plans to drill over 20 development and infill wells in 2022.
A long-awaited UK energy strategy must include investment in a north-east carbon capture project which was snubbed last year, the SNP says.
A project that promises to deliver thousands of north-east jobs as well as ensure Scotland meets its net zero targets will happen “as soon as practical”, despite losing out its first bid for UK Government funding last year.
The North Sea’s leading trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has officially completed its planned rebrand.
SSE Thermal and Equinor have formally submitted two low-carbon projects into a competition for UK Government funding.
Storegga, the low carbonfirm behind Aberdeenshire’s Acorn project, has unveiled a new head of corporate affairs.
The Scottish Government has earmarked up to £80 million in a bid to bring forward the timeline for a key decarbonisation project.
The COP26 climate conference is now behind us and we are left with mixed feelings about the future health of our planet. While some summarised the conference as “blah blah blah”, others talked about constructive discussions and breakthroughs.
The UK has the potential to be a global leader in carbon capture and direct air capture technologies – but large-scale projects must be developed rapidly if our net zero goal is to be achieved.
A senior US Government figure was in the north-east earlier this week to learn more about Scotland’s energy transition.
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“We are as passionate about the climate challenge as Extinction Rebellion and people that protest from the outside. It’s the fire that gets us up in the morning to do the job we do.”
Some of the energy industry’s biggest names are calling on the UK Government to make Scotland part of its initial carbon capture and storage (CCS) plans.
UK offshore oil and gas emissions fell by 10% last year, compared to 2018, as Covid-19 sparked lower levels of activity.
Sir Ian Wood calls on UK Government to ‘reconsider’ decision to omit Scottish Cluster from first phase
Sir Ian Wood has called on UK ministers to “reconsider their decision” not to pick Scotland as an initial base for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Sir Ian Wood has questioned Westminster’s decision to provide initial backing to just two carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters.
A boss at Peterhead Port Authority has hailed carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a once in a generation opportunity for the town.
Storegga, the company behind Aberdeenshire's Acorn project, has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer (CFO).