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”.
As one of the most unusual years in all of our lives draws towards a close, we have been asked to share a few reflections on the effects felt in the energy sector.
Greenpeace has been told that its activism in the North Sea crossed "the line” and “put lives at risk”, during the inaugural ETIDEX event from Energy Voice.
A project boss at Ocean Winds has said the UK Government's target of generating 40GW of electricity from offshore wind by 2030 is ambitious, but can "absolutely" be achieved.
Partners at law firm Burness Paull believe the strategy of maximising economic recovery from the North Sea can co-exist with UK net-zero ambitions.
Leading voices from the world of industry will get to grips with the energy transition’s biggest questions at a free online event in one week’s time.
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?
Scottish telecoms technology company Calnex Solutions today confirmed its £42m listing on London’s AIM market – the first Scottish AIM listing since 2018.
The north-east oil and gas sector’s approach to energy transition is being accelerated by the Covid-19 crisis, according to the chairman of Scottish commercial law firm Burness Paull.
On Tuesday 1st September, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled her plan for government, Protecting Scotland, Renewing Scotland, for the year ahead.
Law firm Burness Paull has added a quartet of high-profile new partners to its ranks to help businesses navigate through the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new ruling on a high-value corporate debt restructuring case in Scotland could have a major impact on businesses across the UK due to the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), has indicated it will relax enforcement of the competition rules under certain circumstances.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
As cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) increase around the world, industry continues to experience the effects. In particular, Chinese manufacturers in some areas have stopped operations due to factory shutdowns which in turn is starting to affect supply chains. As lead times catch up with supply constraints we expect this to become problematic in the weeks to come.
While the UKCS may be regarded as a more mature basin than those in other parts of the world, that doesn’t mean that it is standing still or slowing down.
The Treasury has said it “remains committed” to changes to contractor pay rules by April, despite a delayed budget and the upcoming general election.
With climate change continually at the forefront of the news agenda and millions striking across the globe, September was also a significant month in the development of offshore wind in the UK.
Check out this cool snippet of video footage from Energy Voice's incredibly successful Tracking Transition panel debate.
The energy transition discussion is the dominant topic for the sector. It’s a multi-layered debate that encompasses macro and micro issues and will have an increasing impact upon our lives and our businesses in the UK.
Greenpeace’s recent occupation of a North Sea rig highlights some of the immediate and practical concerns firms have on climate change, according to a lawyer.
North Sea oil and gas industry veteran Paul de Leeuw will take part in a panel debate on the sector’s biggest challenge to date — the energy transition.
Brexit and the delay in oil price recovery caused profits at Burness Paull to fall in the last 12 months.
Oil and gas sector experts will highlight the steps companies must take to safeguard their “licence to operate” at an Energy Voice event this month.