Harbour and industry chiefs say a £9 million funding pledge for a “game-changing” ultra-deep water decommissioning facility in Shetland is an important step in the right direction.
Plans for a new Global Underwater Hub for subsea engineering, led from Aberdeen, has been allocated £6.5million of Scottish Government funding.
The Scottish Government has launched a £22 million fund for peatland restoration projects.
The Scottish Government is being urged to set a date for reviewing current restrictions for Scots returning from oil jobs overseas.
A further delay to the ScotWind leasing round risks the loss of billions of pounds of investment, a leading trade body has warned.
UK jobs and companies would “pay the price” if ministers agreed a ban on new North Sea exploration, according to a senior industry source.
Governments mulling financial support for turbine manufacturing facility at Highlands port, says report
Port of Nigg could be in line to receive government funding to allow it to manufacture turbines for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, according to a news report.
The UK’s leading oil and gas industry trade body has said any potential ban on new exploration in the North Sea would put the country’s net zero future at risk.
The first turbine components for a controversial onshore wind farm in the north of Scotland have arrived on site.
An industry chief is optimistic that government policies axing support for fossil-fuel-related export activity still give scope for the oil sector to “have its cake and eat it”.
Confusion reigned today over changes to Holyrood’s Covid-19 hotel quarantine rules for Scots returning from overseas oil jobs.
Virtual Tech Showcase: Removal of help for oilfield services exports may not hamper growth, analyst predicts
Plans to remove support for oilfield technology and services exports wont necessarily inhibit supply chain growth, according to an industry expert.
A trade union boss says making Scots go into quarantine hotels when they return from overseas oil jobs is “utter madness”.
Infrastrata has announced the acquisition of the Methil and Arnish yards of the collapsed Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (Bifab).
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said oil and gas workers travelling back into Scotland could be granted exemption from enforced quarantine measures.
An Orkney-based renewables research centre will join a consortium exploring the opportunities for the floating wind and hydrogen supply chains in Scotland and France.
In his latest column, former UK Energy Minister Brian Wilson questions the Scottish Government's withdrawal of support for oil service exporters.
The Scottish Government is taking further steps to try and ensure workers have the skills needed to adjust and benefit from the energy transition.
Concern over ‘unintended consequences’ of Scottish withdrawal of support for oilfield services exports
Oil industry chiefs have asked for an “urgent meeting” with Scottish Ministers to highlight the “unintended consequences” a trade policy shift could have on the north-east’s fragile supply chain.
Calls have been made for the Scottish Government not to “ignore” the concerns that face Aberdeen and the Highlands during Thursday’s budget announcement, after an oil and gas downturn and thousands of job losses have plagued the region.
A Scottish firm has clinched its maiden contract for dismantling offshore platforms at a facility in Methil, Fife.
Energy Voice, and numerous other media outlets, covered the Scottish Government’s Hydrogen Policy Statement issued on the 21st December. The policy statement was informed by the Scottish hydrogen: assessment report issued on the same day.
Holyrood has pledged to give the hydrogen sector £100 million over the next five years in order to support a green recovery and a just transition to net zero.
The oil and gas industry contributed £9 billion in gross value added to the Scottish economy last year, more than 5% of GDP.
The Scottish Government has been praised for “raising the stakes” in the fight against climate change after it published updated proposals to slash carbon emissions.