Highland MP Drew Hendry has been made the SNP’s energy spokesman in Ian Blackford’s front bench team.
SNP energy spokesman Callum McCaig has lost his Aberdeen South constituency.
The Labour Party has revealed an oil and gas engineer will attempt to regain Aberdeen South at next month’s general election.
Callum McCaig has welcomed Hurricane's announcement that it may have found the largest undeveloped UK North Sea reserve.
Hopes that the Treasury might deliver a boost to the beleaguered North Sea in today’s Spring budget have been raised by plans to help the “vital” oil and gas industry.
The oil and gas industry doesn't need further tax breaks in this week's Westminster budget, according to Scottish Conservative energy spokesman Alexander Burnett.
Each time a report or study is published on maximising the UKCS potential and securing a stronger, higher oil price in the future we see one glaring similarity: the importance of increased productivity.
The SNP’s energy spokesman today accused the UK Government of an appalling betrayal of the oil and gas industry.
I said on Monday in the House of Commons that I cautiously welcome the consultation on the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy and after questioning the Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industry, and that remains my reaction to this news.
The UK Government has been accused of downgrading the position of energy minister amid questions around its commitment to the industry.
It would seem logical that if the UK’s once largest corporation tax payer was going through a difficult time, the UK Government should be trying to do all it can to support it and boost growth and future developments.
Aberdeen MP Callum McCaig will today urge the Scottish Tories to reach out to their Westminster colleagues to ensure incentives for encouraging North Sea exploration are brought forward in the Autumn Statement. The SNP energy spokesman accused Ruth Davidson and her MSPs of staying "silent" on the issue.
SNP energy spokesman Callum McCaig has written to the chancellor amid fears the UK Government is “quietly ignoring” the plight of the North Sea oil and gas sector.
Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig today accused Prime Minister Theresa May of “sneering at Scotland from afar” and said the UK Government had let North Sea industry down in its hour of need.
The SNP has accused the UK Government of investing in “the energy of the past” after plans for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point got the green light.
Aberdeen MP Callum McCaig today accused Tory leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom of taking a "sabbatical" from her day job as energy minister.
The UK Energy Secretary’s absence from Aberdeen since taking up office more than a year ago has been “unjustifiable”, an MP said.
Scotland’s oil and gas industry has generated well over £300billion for Treasury coffers and it employs more than 375,000 people from across the UK. It is an important industry for the north-east of Scotland and the national economy, and one that has benefited UK government expenditure for very many years.
Am Aberdeen MP has called on the UK government to reduce North Sea oil and gas taxation.
Prime Ministers Questions this week may have been one of the most frustrating sessions ever witnessed by myself and others with ties to the North Sea oil and gas industry. Even when questioned and criticised by MPs in his own party, the Prime Minister has shown a complete disdain and disrespect for an industry which has been politely and urgently asking for his help and the assistance of his government, in coalition or otherwise, for well over a year now.
Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig has asked for clarification over a claim by the prime minister that carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology “isn’t working”. Speaking in the Commons chamber yesterday, the SNP’s energy spokesman at Westminster raised the issue of the shock decision to axe a £1billion competition for development money. He suggested that the prime minister and his energy secretary were contradicting each other on the subject.
Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has been accused of contradicting David Cameron over the potential of technology to limit carbon dioxide emissions.
There is a temptation as I write this to suggest some ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ for the UK Government and their approach to the energy industry next year, but I wouldn’t want to add to their list of promises they don’t intend on keeping.
Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig today warned the chancellor against "preaching" to North Sea experts about how the industry should be run.