Scotland’s ability to provide services to the oil and gas industry has been bolstered by a £5.1 million research and development (R&D) investment.
Scottish business is enjoying its longest run of expansion in nearly two-and-a-half years but Brexit is casting a dark shadow over future prospects, new studies show.
A new £16million centre of excellence (CoE) for subsea oil and gas development is to be established in East Kilbride, near Glasgow.
Economy Secretary Keith Brown is to travel to the Middle East in a bid to boost overseas trade following the vote for Brexit.
Cabinet Secretary for the Economy Keith Brown today welcomed assurances from the UK Treasury to do more to support investment in the North Sea.
The Scottish Government is heaping pressure on George Osborne to provide immediate support for oil and gas exploration in the North Sea.
The North Sea oil industry has a long future with “good times ahead” if it can work past the current downturn, according to Holyrood Economy Secretary Keith Brown.
Cabinet secretary for the economy Keith Brown has said an independent Scotland could be more "proactive" in helping the struggling North Sea oil and gas industry.
Scotland’s first dedicated Economy Secretary is to set out details of his plans to make the country more productive.
Fracking opponents have welcomed Fergus Ewing’s removal from the Scotland Government’s energy brief and called on his successor Keith Brown to ban the divisive gas extraction technology.
Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled her new Cabinet in a reshuffle which has removed Fergus Ewing from his energy role.