The SNP has been urged to back the Cambo oil field off Shetland, ahead of a vote brought forward by the Scottish Conservatives.
With COP26 in Glasgow two months away, one might think Scottish political eyes would be turning towards the issues it will discuss, even if that means parking some other preoccupations for the time being. Not so.
Nicola Sturgeon has launched a new academy designed to help people find green jobs and learn new skills.
Douglas Ross has accused the SNP of starting to shift towards “extremist positions” that promote the abandonment of the oil and gas industry.
Reaching net zero is going to be one of the toughest challenges of our generation.
The chief executive of Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, issuing a jobs warning over “high-profile negative campaigns” against the Cambo oil field.
Nicola Sturgeon has asked the UK Government to “reassess” oil and gas licences already issued – including the controversial Cambo development.
Nicola Sturgeon has been questioned by climate activists on her stance towards plans to develop the Cambo oil field in the West of Shetland.
A 13-metre wind turbine blade is being brought to Duthie Park in Aberdeen this Saturday as part of a Greenpeace climate campaign.
Quarantine hotels for oil and gas workers are to remain in place, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying “public safety is paramount”.
Nicola Sturgeon has acknowledged the latest delay to Scotland's offshore wind leasing round was “deeply unwelcome” among renewables investors and developers.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that an immediate ban on new North Sea exploration could cost “jobs, livelihoods and living standards” in the north-east.
The Scottish Government is being urged to set a date for reviewing current restrictions for Scots returning from oil jobs overseas.
Nicola Sturgeon said today that the Scottish Government would “consider” excusing Scots from having to quarantine in hotels on their return from overseas oil jobs.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that climate change, not Covid, remains the “greatest long-term challenge” facing the world ahead of a key international summit in Glasgow next year.
The Scottish Government has unveiled a £100million Green Jobs Fund as the country aims to make a low-carbon recovery from Covid-19.
An Aberdeen MSP has written to Westminster calling on the UK Government to match a £62 million support package made to the north-east oil and gas sector last week.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) said it is “continuing to work with the government” on sector-specific guidance for easing the lockdown in the industry.
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted there is “a long way to go” before the standard of home testing for offshore workers meets expectations.
The First Minister has said the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the oil and gas industry is a “big concern” but failed to outline the specific measures discussed to help support the sector.
Nicola Sturgeon pledged to discuss extra support for the North Sea oil industry but failed to outline specific measures when asked about the impact of the plummeting oil price.
The UK North Sea offshore industry can weather a raging storm in global oil markets, a leading expert said yesterday.
Scotland's largest renewable energy and decarbonisation conference has been postponed due to the growing concern over the spread of Covid-19, organisers said today.
The recently sacked president of a major UN climate summit set to be hosted by the UK this year has accused Boris Johnson of a lack of leadership and "apparent dark ops" over her dismissal.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland will be at the "centre of international attention" in 2020 in her New Year message.