Politians and union bosses have hit out at Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Job Retention Bonus scheme, with some claiming it does “little to nothing” to affect growing North Sea job losses.
Pressure continues to build on the UK Treasury to inject cash into the north-east energy industry.
Scotland's renewable energy sector needs "clarity" from the new-look UK government about the potential "risks" posed by Brexit, according to industry bosses.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday warned Labour’s oil tax would cost north-east jobs but declined to give a cast-iron commitment to oppose the plan during Westminster talks.
Nicola Sturgeon has challenged Westminster to "stop obsessing" about nuclear power and "get its act together" on green energy.
A Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate and tidal energy expert said he wants Shetland to "maximise" the island's oil and gas extraction.
UK fossil fuel support for poorer counties is "damaging the coherence of the Government's approach to combating climate change", MPs have heard.
An SNP MP has called on the Government to "finally follow Scotland's lead and rule out fracking" across the UK.
The Scottish Government's energy transition plans cannot "come at the cost" of north-east oil and gas jobs, Aberdeenshire MSPs warned yesterday.
Environmental campaigners have accused the SNP of “climate hypocrisy” after an Aberdeen MP backed new tax breaks for the North Sea oil industry.
Oil exploration will need to be abandoned and huge volumes of black gold left in the ground if the UK is to meet climate change targets, the Labour Party said yesterday.
The Prime Minister has been asked by several north-east politicians to set out a timeline for fully devolving oil and gas powers to Scotland.
The Brexit agreement poses a "risk" to the future growth of renewable energy talent and jobs in the north-east, an SNP spokesman has said.
All future North Sea revenues should be set aside in a wealth fund, according to a new report setting out the economic case for Scottish independence.
The SNP has issued a series of further demands to the UK Treasury to help revitalise the oil and gas sector – claiming the Budget measures “fall short” of the action required.
The recent announcement by the Scottish Government on fracking was no surprise. No amount of evidence-based material would have countered entrenched public opinion. Opinions formed through exposure to very poor media reporting and scaremongering.
A £20,000 bursary to cover teacher training has been announced by education secretary John Swinney, following calls to avert a crisis in north-east schools.
The Scottish Government's decision to ban fracking in Scotland has garnered praise and outrage. Energy Voice decided to look back at some of the more memorable moments from the beginning of the moratorium on the issue to present day.
Failure to introduce an outright ban on fracking will be a “betrayal” of Scotland’s climate change commitments, SNP ministers have been warned.
Labour derided over ‘true Green Party’ claims with accusations of supporting ‘tax breaks for oil industry’
A Labour MSP’s claim her party is the “true green party in Scotland” has led to the Greens accusing Labour of a having an “identity crisis”.
Scottish Labour Party holds SNP Government’s feet to the fire over the need to make private rented accommodation more energy efficient.
Scottish Labour has come under fire for “almost completely ignoring” the North Sea in its industrial strategy.
Highland MP Drew Hendry has been made the SNP’s energy spokesman in Ian Blackford’s front bench team.
The SNP’s new Westminster leader will be announced later.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she will not make “rash decisions” on her plan for a second independence referendum, despite the SNP suffering a number of high-profile losses in the General Election.