Ministers now say Scotland has around 10% of European Union offshore energy potential, down from previous claims of 25%
Climate change protesters staged a huge protest outside the Scottish Parliament as they sprayed the building with red paint over plans to “max out” oil and gas in the North Sea.
Anti-fossil fuel campaigners stood on tables and sat on the floor outside the Holyrood chamber as they demanded the SNP strongly oppose all future North Sea oil and gas projects.
Members of This is Rigged brought Holyrood to a halt last month and plan to keep up the pressure.
“There is a real danger that the UK will be left without the resources and talent to make the energy transition a reality safely," the IADC has warned hundreds of MPs and MSPs.
Replace oil and gas? Anyone connected to the Scottish energy sector knows that the investment in creating those high skill, high value, high wage jobs simply isn’t happening on anything like the scale it needs to, writes Dick Winchester.
Campaigners fighting to save an Aberdeen park from development have staged a “picnic” protest outside Holyrood.
Scottish Green party co-leader Patrick Harvie has said the war in Ukraine must not be used to justify increased production of fossil fuels from the North Sea.
Nicola Sturgeon accused opponents of “girning” about major offshore wind investment in a row over human rights, profits and selling off access “on the cheap”.
The transition away from oil and gas “must not throw thousands of north-east jobs under the bus”, a Scottish Parliament debate has heard.
MSPs will discuss the future of the oil and gas industry tomorrow during a debate in the Scottish Parliament.
It is feared that Nicola Sturgeon’s recent comments on North Sea oil and gas may harm a key Aberdeenshire decarbonisation project.
The Scottish Government has been urged to stop ‘sitting on the fence’ over the controversial Cambo oilfield near Shetland.
The north-east’s new cohort of MSPs have set out their vision for the region, with the energy transition and securing oil and gas jobs among the biggest issues.
Holyrood has pledged to give the hydrogen sector £100 million over the next five years in order to support a green recovery and a just transition to net zero.
The oil and gas industry contributed £9 billion in gross value added to the Scottish economy last year, more than 5% of GDP.
The Scottish Government has been praised for “raising the stakes” in the fight against climate change after it published updated proposals to slash carbon emissions.
The Scottish Government cannot legally provide any more financial support to the struggling BiFab yards, Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said.
Scottish Government accused of being ‘deliberately misleading’ over Contracts for Difference criticism
A leading union has accused the Scottish Government of being “deliberately misleading” after it indicated that Westminster was to blame for supply chain firms north of the border missing out on offshore wind contracts.
A former UK energy minister has called on the Scottish Government to “come clean” about the terms of a lease agreement for a mothballed BiFab yard on the Isle of Lewis.
Trade unions and environmental groups are calling for political party manifestos to include commitments to deliver on green jobs promises.
BP has said it "will not rule out further exploration at all" in the North Sea, despite a pledge to cut global oil production by 40% within the decade.
A former North Sea oil worker has interrupted First Minister’s Questions as part of a demonstration on climate change.
The freshly launched Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council will look to create a “feedback loop” between industry and government decision makers, according to the manager of a Highland and Grampian wind cluster
Scotland should be given new powers so it can take a “distinctly different“ approach to issues such as immigration and employment rights, union leaders have argued.