UK Government plans to impose a windfall tax on energy companies are expected to be brought forward and announced “as soon as Thursday”.
Aberdeen chamber report: Govt must ‘step-up and back’ energy industry transition as oil and gas demand grows
A business group has renewed demands that government must put support behind low carbon projects in the north east that will "shift the dial" as concerns have been raised that confidence in key low carbon technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS) has faltered, a new report has found.
The Scottish Government has set out the actions it intends to take to deliver economic prosperity in the coming years.
Boss of Aberdeen Grampian Chamber of Commerce Russell Borthwick has welcomed news that the door has been left open for further North Sea drilling as uncertainty over gas supplies increases due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Investment worth more than £12 billion is expected to flow into the north-east over the next decade, helping aid the region's economic recovery.
An audience of 200 got up early to attend Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC)’s first business breakfast event of the year.
A project pipeline of more than 50 years in offshore wind could be secured thanks to the ScotWind seabed auction, according to a northern port.
I read with wry amusement that some 58 of Aberdeen’s great and good have written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and other political leaders asking for a “more reasoned debate” on the future of oil and gas.
Dozens of north-east business leaders have penned an open letter warning politicians against creating a “hostile investment environment” for the oil and gas sector.
Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie has said only the “hard right” now support new oil and gas extraction in the North Sea.
Oil and gas industry body OGUK says Shell’s decision to pull out of the west of Shetland Cambo project – threatening 1,000 jobs – “doesn’t change the facts” around energy supply.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has urged the UK Government to be “mindful” of any additional costs to the sector as it plans new Brexit customs charges.
Aberdeen’s importance as a global oil hub may reduce as firms take steps to protect against multiple waves of Covid-19, according to an energy consultancy.
Oil price predictions always end in disaster but complacency in the market poses a number of risks, given global uncertainty.
The total sum of cash earmarked for infrastructure projects in and around Aberdeen between now and 2030 has rocketed by £1.7 billion to more than £10bn during the past year, new figures show.
An Aberdeen business leader has said the north-east “deserves better” following the Scottish Budget’s “glaring omission” of a vital £200million railway project.
A top Aberdeen business lobbyist has raised concerns that ministers may be trying to “step away” from a pledge that would safeguard key air transport links.
Former and redundacy threatened oil and gas industry bosses taking part in a new scheme which aims to help them find new work had previously applied for 818 jobs, which led to just 37 invitations to interview.