The Scottish and UK Governments have been urged to work together to introduce an exemption to coronavirus rules that mean offshore oil workers are required to self-isolate on the mainland.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross will argue today that protecting North Sea oil and gas jobs should be prioritised over climate change targets.
Offshore union RMT has claimed the government is “ignoring” oil and gas workers during the “national crisis” of the coronavirus outbreak, and written to the Chancellor for action.
Moray communities could benefit from a £700,000 cash injection if two wind farm extensions get the go-ahead, according to a Scandinavian energy firm.
A giant Moray Firth wind project will create 150 jobs and add £90 million to the local economy, developers have said.