The UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea as it sets its sights on expanding offshore renewables.
A multi-million pound Barnett formula transfer will be used by the Scottish Government to help high energy usage businesses cut emissions.
A number of prominent north-east politicians have called for the UK Government to fast-track a long awaited oil and gas sector deal following a new report by representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) that claimed the industry could see tens of thousands of job losses due to Covid-19.
A war of words has erupted over progress on plans to develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in the UK.
MPs from across the political spectrum yesterday urged the UK Government to make progress on a vital deal to sustain the North Sea energy industry.