Pinsent Masons

Opinion

Policy vacuum risks blowing Scotland’s net zero carbon drive off course

Scotland will struggle to reach its net zero carbon targets unless Holyrood takes a swift and stronger grip on planning policy surrounding the deployment of taller turbine models, as well as a permissive approach to repowering of first-generation onshore windfarms with the latest technology.

Opinion

Established players refocusing, not retreating

In Aberdeen this week more than 36,000 global oil and gas professionals have gathered to debate, lecture, promote and celebrate the achievements of the energy industry at the biennial SPE Offshore Europe conference and exhibition.

Opinion

Firms urged to assess risk exposure to IR35 changes

A fundamental shake up of the tax rules applying to contractors has the potential to cause increased costs and risks to the oil and gas industry.