No change without the oil industry

In the UK and particularly in Scotland the oil and gas industry remains a major employer.  It is also one of the very few providers of high value, high skilled jobs we have left and still offers a wide range of opportunities.


Unions urge Sturgeon not to give up on BiFab

Trade union leaders have urged Nicola Sturgeon not to give up on Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) as it “teeters on the brink of collapse”.


We need to address the offshore wind ‘elephant in the room’

I agree with Scottish Government Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse on many things: the imperative to tackle the UK and Scotland’s climate emergency; the essential role deploying renewables plays in doing so; and the crucial need to achieve this roll-out at the lowest cost possible to energy consumers.