There are claims Westminster’s fiscal interventions have made the UK “one of the most unstable economies” for energy investments.
Industry leaders have accused politicians of scaring off energy investment and growth by turning the sector into a “pariah”.
As the curtain falls on 2021, a year largely dominated by the three Cs – Covid, COP26 and Cambo – we’re seeing strong energy market fundamentals underpinned by high commodity prices which would usually signal greater optimism for the year ahead.
With global climate change protests, declarations of climate emergency and the media hype around Greta Thunberg, there is every likelihood of some sort of attempt by protestors to target Offshore Europe and hi-jack the headlines with their agenda.
Climate change protestors may target this week’s SPE Offshore Europe event as the sector faces a “tobacco industry moment”, it was claimed last night.