Scotland’s First Minister has accused critics of her government’s controversial energy strategy of not engaging with the plan properly.
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Salus Technical has compiled a lessons database after combing through nearly 150 inspection letters from HSE for North Sea installations.
A Labour Government would block fresh investment in North Sea oil and gas, its leader has confirmed
North Sea operator TotalEnergies (LON: TTE) expects to shell out millions of pounds to the UK Government, as a result of the divisive windfall tax.
More than 100 bids have been lodged for the UK’s 33rd offshore oil and gas licensing round, the industry regulator has confirmed.
A former BP (LON: BP) chief executive has called for an end to “the demonisation of the fossil fuel industry by activists, politicians and the media”.
SNP plans to move away from oil and gas production in the North Sea as quickly as possible have been heavily criticised by the prime minister.
Disparity in pay between workers in oil and gas and offshore wind needs to be addressed for the energy transition take place in earnest, according to a recruitment boss.
Depending on your point of view, the Scottish Government’s new energy strategy is either a “breathtaking betrayal”, or “welcome” and “correct” – or maybe you’re somewhere in the middle.
Revisions to the windfall tax – or energy profits levy – increased the estimated bill of Harbour Energy (LON:HBR) by over $2bn, according to analysis.
Global oil and gas supplies are on course to tighten further this year as OPEC sticks to its guns and other producers struggle to fill the gap.
Transocean (NYSE: RIG) has unveiled a pair of UK North Sea contract wins as part of a clutch of global awards worth $488m.
In late 2022, I attended the World Energy Capital Assembly in London, where leading energy executives, financiers and investors gather to look at the future of the oil and gas industry. Coming at the tail end of a year largely characterised by doom and gloom – war, and political and economic uncertainty – it offered a chance to gauge the mood of the sector.
Harbour Energy (LON: HBR), the largest producer in the North Sea, will shun the ongoing licensing round in the UK due to the windfall tax.
Plans to accelerate the rollout of offshore wind in the UK could be knocked off course by renewed oil and gas activity, as both sectors compete for the same resources.
Stephen Flynn is just over a day into the job but has already been forced to play down claims of splits within the SNP’s Westminster group.
A £118,000 a year decom job is up for grabs at the North Sea industry regulator, the NSTA, after a reshuffle of its top team.
Tory MPs have told Chancellor Jeremy Hunt that the windfall tax on oil and gas companies needs to be watered down to avoid an “existential threat” to the North Sea.
Over 8bn barrels of oil and gas reserves located within 30 miles of North Sea assets, OEUK report finds
Billions of barrels of oil and gas reserves, located near to existing North Sea infrastructure, could hold the key to enhancing UK energy security.
One of the individuals hoping to takeover control of oil and gas firm Reabold Resources (LON: RBD) say they plan to “stop the knee jerk” decision making.
Ahead of a skills summit in Aberdeen this week, employment experts have assessed why Scotland and the wider UK has woes around attracting enough workers in renewable energy.
The CEO of i3 Energy (LON: i3E) has outlined hopes for a smaller development at the Serenity discovery despite disappointment at the appraisal stage.
‘Access to labour’ a huge concern for Scotland’s energy secretary ahead of ‘emergency’ skills summit
Scotland’s net zero and energy secretary is fearful the offshore wind sector won’t have enough workers to deliver projects.
An FPSO for the former BP Foinaven field is now leaving Scottish shores, with residents capturing footage of the ship departing.
There are still options on the table for i3 Energy on the Serenity field, although a more modest concept is now likely in the works as it faces a “heavy downgrade”.