Oilfield services companies have shown considerable resilience in the wake of the pandemic, but mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity will increasingly be guided by investors’ ESG appetite, Subsea Expo delegates heard.
The rising importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles of investment is the hot topic under the spotlight at the third annual Press and Journal Virtual Business Breakfast of 2021.
It may be in transition but the North Sea energy industry is always going to need good lawyers – and one of their ranks is lined up to speak at a tantalising online event focused on topics surrounding the green recovery and net zero.
An Aberdeen oil boss has lost his bid for a $210million lawsuit, which alleged a lawyer conspiracy led to a raw deal that saw the collapse of his business and the value of his shares becoming “worthless”.
The infamous heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson once said, “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth”. Perhaps the same could apply to the national net-zero plan - a strategy that appears lost in what most will agree are the more sudden and painful issues of Brexit and the Covid pandemic?