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The North Sea oil sector may need a further reduction in its tax bill if prices remain low, the head of an industry body has said.
Pressure has mounted on the Treasury to introduce further tax breaks for the oil and gas industry as new research reveals that cost-cutting may not be enough to ensure the North Sea is attractive to investors.
Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has called for tax cuts for the oil industry and low and middle earners in an attempt to steer a centrist path through the left and right-leaning policies of his opponents.
Policymakers responsible for oil and gas industry taxation and regulation should be relocated from London to Aberdeen, a think-tank has said. Business organisation N-56 has set out a five-point action plan for the North Sea oil and gas industry in a letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and UK Chancellor George Osborne.
Academic Alex Russell has backed a Yes vote in next week's referendum, it was announced today.
A new company launched by a US energy investment firm has bought a UK gas processing plant and says it has plans to buy more North Sea oil and gas infrastructure.