The leader of Shetland Islands Council has said the region wants “to retain more of that tax take” from oil and gas revenues in its self-determination bid.
Positioning the UK North Sea for a net zero future will cost more than £430billion, according to a new report from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
A union and an employment law specialist have warned of "imminent" consultations on North Sea job losses as the UK Government furlough scheme comes to an end next month.
The suppliers for a revolutionary project to create over 40 new public electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs across Lanarkshire have been announced.
On Tuesday 1st September, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled her plan for government, Protecting Scotland, Renewing Scotland, for the year ahead.
Scottish Government proposals to remove support for sustainable developments from planning policy has been branded a “retrograde step” by a leading industry body.
Lord Ian Duncan has raised concerns that a lack of money post-Covid could leave governments unable to make the policy interventions needed to drive the energy transition.
Scotland’s share of North Sea oil and gas tax receipts fell by around half in the last year to £724 million, according to new tax and spending figures.
Fast-tracked North Sea decommissioning projects should be used as a “skills bridge” to get hundreds of oil workers over the current job-cuts crisis and into green energy roles, a new report said.
Two leading energy technology and innovation organisations have teamed up to help accelerate the United Kingdom’s transition to net zero.
“Crippling” business rate demand letters totalling hundreds of thousands of pounds could be set to “kill off” a number of struggling Aberdeen commercial property firms.
Policies to reduce carbon emissions have been proposed as Scotland's economy moves out of lockdown.
A Scottish trade union boss has accused Holyrood of “surrendering” in its fight to win local renewables jobs from big North Sea offshore wind projects.
A multi-million pound Barnett formula transfer will be used by the Scottish Government to help high energy usage businesses cut emissions.
Around 1,500 jobs created with every gigawatt of clean energy installed in Scotland, trade body claims
Around 1,500 jobs are created with every gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy built in Scotland, according to a new figures.
A new report from the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has claimed that the country’s renewable energy employment figures have flatlined since 2014.
A group of former Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) workers have branded the firm's takeover by a Canadian manufacturer a 'disaster' for the Isle of Lewis.
A £62million Scottish Government support package has been unveiled to help oil and gas firms make a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.
Energy services firms Wood and Global Energy Group have praised a new £62m Scottish Government package, saying it will “build momentum” towards a "true energy transition".
Sir Ian Wood, chair of economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE), comments on the Energy Transition Fund announcement from the Scottish Government.
Not many days ago, a Scottish MSP said the Holyrood government ought to revive an initiative originally set up in 2015 to protect and sustain oil and gas jobs at a time of crisis.
The Scottish Government has argued that delaying Brexit would “remove further instability” for the struggling oil and gas sector.
Norway has outlined plans for “extremely rare” changes to its tax regime to save the crisis-hit oil industry which would be “very welcome” for UK firms, according to an expert.
A number of prominent north-east politicians have called for the UK Government to fast-track a long awaited oil and gas sector deal following a new report by representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) that claimed the industry could see tens of thousands of job losses due to Covid-19.
Up to 30,000 oil jobs are predicted to go, along with billions of pounds in investment, due to Covid-19 and a 20-year low in oil prices.