The new Scottish Government needs to strike a “careful balance” between economic recovery and energy transition in order to protect jobs, according to an industry chief.
A north-east renewables body is calling on Scotland’s new government to make the sector a top priority ahead of crunch climate talks later this year.
Scottish Election: North Sea’s ability to cope with uncertainty could be valuable asset, says industry expert
There could be medium to long term wariness amongst North Sea investors with the possibility of another independence referendum back on the table.
The north-east’s new cohort of MSPs have set out their vision for the region, with the energy transition and securing oil and gas jobs among the biggest issues.
Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP has won an historic third term in government at Holyrood, as Labour suffered further losses in its former Scottish heartlands.
Willie Rennie has accused the Scottish Greens of wanting to “close down” the oil and gas industry in the North Sea.
The future of oil and gas industry to be discussed by prospective MSPs at an event organised by industry body Oil & Gas UK.