The UK Government has given fresh commitments that the planned North Sea transition deal will be delivered by the end of next month.
Westminster accused of playing party politics over sector deal after north-east SNP MPs request for meeting snubbed
The UK Government has been accused of playing party politics over the upcoming North Sea transition deal.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has restated the importance of Westminster following through on its promises of a “transformational” sector deal.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) says its autumn “snapshot” reinforces the case for a North Sea transition deal to ensure the industry can “build back better” from Covid-19.
Oil and Gas UK has rebuked claims in a new report from a coalition of climate action groups as being “misleading”.
More than 80% of UK oil and gas workers are considering leaving the industry, according to a new report from climate action groups.
The head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) hopes a government sector deal for the North Sea will be agreed by the end of the year.
The UK's energy minister has said the oil and gas industry will “need to change” to help the country meet its net-zero emissions target by 2050.
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.
Neil Sims is encouraged by the “horsepower” that’s being put behind the sector’s new sector deal application.
The North Sea oil industry’s old guard is concerned that the sector’s regulator is “losing balance” as a result of its efforts to help government meet net-zero targets, a top boss has claimed.
Michael Gove has reiterated the UK Government’s consideration of a north-east oil and gas sector deal and confirmed he is exploring support for the city’s hydrogen project.
More than 7,500 oil and gas workers have lost their jobs since the onset of the coronavirus crisis and tens of thousands more could go, industry leaders have warned.
An Aberdeen MSP has written to Westminster calling on the UK Government to match a £62 million support package made to the north-east oil and gas sector last week.
An oil and gas sector deal could ensure any further BP-scale job losses are "headed off at the pass", according to a north-east MP.
The “extremely challenging” conditions presented to the North Sea industry “emphasises the need” for the government’s promised oil and gas sector deal, according to EY.
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MPs from across the political spectrum yesterday urged the UK Government to make progress on a vital deal to sustain the North Sea energy industry.
The Offshore Wind Sector Deal between the UK Government and the offshore wind industry aims to keep the UK’s global lead by hitting the 30GW capacity mark by 2030 and supplying 30% of the UK’s electricity needs.
A key player behind the oil and gas sector deal yesterday called for more “urgency” in implementing the proposals.
An “ambitious” oil and gas sector deal will be crucial to protect the north-east’s status as a global energy powerhouse, a new report said.
SNP deputy Westminster leader Kirsty Blackman has warned against an "absolute nightmare" no-deal Brexit scenario ahead of the Chancellor's Autumn Budget.
No sector deal also means no delivery of Vision 2035, a former North Sea chief will warn today in evidence to the Scottish affairs committee at Westminster.
Later today, with my colleagues Neil Gordon, Subsea UK Chief Executive and Stuart Payne, Director of HR and Supply Chain at the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), I’ll provide evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee in Westminster on a proposed sector deal.
The UK’s energy secretary said yesterday that he felt “very positively” about the oil and gas industry’s bid for a sector deal.