Labour's shadow climate secretary, visiting the north-east, said he wants the city to become the UK's 'clean energy capital'.
Sir Keir Starmer
The Labour leader is visiting the north-east today with a promise the region will be at the centre of a 'clean energy' future.
As existing licences will be respected, Wood Mackenzie says a ban on new exploration would be “largely symbolic”.
Energy in transition? The UK can’t get past posturing, writes Brian Wilson.
At an Energy Voice event today, Gillian Martin struck out at Labour's stance on no new North Sea oil and gas licensing as being "too simplistic".
Meanwhile, on the BBC’s Good Morning Scotland programme, David Whitehouse, CEO of OEUK, said the plan risks “importing the energy transition”.
The strategy was branded ‘pie in the sky’ in an immediate backlash from Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce.
The man who may become the next Prime Minister has committed to a visit to Aberdeen to discuss the energy sector's concerns over his party's policies.
Meanwhile OEUK accuses Labour of “misrepresenting” oil firms earnings in the UK tax system.
A Labour Government would block fresh investment in North Sea oil and gas, its leader has confirmed
A month is indeed a long time in politics. Since I last wrote here, we have a new Prime Minister, a crashing pound and an unprecedented scale of intervention in the energy markets in an effort to stave off the worst impacts of impending price rises.
A Labour government will create a publicly-owned energy company within its first year in office, Sir Keir Starmer has announced.
The GMB Union has posed questions to Labour on its UK energy policy, including the message for thousands of offshore workers in Aberdeen and north-east England who would be impacted.