A north-east politician said today that a report into a fatal Super Puma crash had strengthened the case for a public inquiry into offshore helicopter transport.
The First Minister has been questioned on the Scottish Government’s support of offshore safety following a series of reports outlining concerns.
The Scottish Government was accused of “actively disowning” the North Sea industry last night after it emerged its oil and gas analytical bulletin had been officially dumped.
An MSP yesterday called for a parliamentary debate on helicopter safety ahead of any move to return Super Pumas to action in the North Sea.
Unite is urging the Scottish Government to back Scottish Labour’s call for public investment in crucial North Sea assets at risk of being scrapped amid the oil downturn.
An Aberdeen MP has written to the head of the Scottish Government's Energy Jobs taskforce after oil workers claimed they were being denied the chance to move into the renewables sector.
The news the Aberdeen City Region Deal amounts to just a quarter of the Glasgow agreement was met with disappointment across the north-east last night.