One of the north-east oil and gas industry's top lawyers, Bruce McLeod, has become a partner in the Aberdeen office of legal firm Pinsent Masons.
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.
The up and coming stars of the renewables industry were recognised for their achievements last night at the virtual Young Professionals Green Energy Awards.
Law firm Burness Paull is targeting growth for its energy business after pulling off a “coup” with the appointment of Bob Ruddiman.
Sir Ian Wood has said he is confident the UK Government will not cave into pressure over continued oil and gas production in the North Sea.
There is still time to sign up for a prestigious online event shining a spotlight on green recovery and the energy transition.
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.