A new report from Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University has warned that up to 95,00 offshore energy jobs in the UK could be at risk if investment does not “increase significantly”.
Most people in Scotland back Rishi Sunak's decision to grant new oil and gas licences, according to new research on public attitudes to the future of the energy industry.
SNP Westminster group lead Stephen Flynn received exclusive tickets to Wimbledon paid for by oil giant BP.
SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn said the Tories “appear to have adopted an almost Donald Trump-like stance of ‘drill, baby, drill’.”
The SNP's Westminster leader has welcomed reports a carbon capture scheme in Scotland is due to get the green light, claiming "now is the time to strike" on the country's green potential.
SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn is heaping pressure on UK government ministers to give clarity on carbon capture investment for the north-east.
SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn says an “early shutdown” of oil and gas would lead to North Sea jobs being lost to other countries.
Every north-east SNP politician at Westminster and Holyrood has accused the UK Government of failing to give credible details on giving the green light to a major energy scheme.
The Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire is a “leading contender” for development in a newly-launched funding round, the UK Government said today.
The Conservative government at Westminster has been told it must immediately “cough up” carbon capture cash for the north-east.
Scottish politicians urged Westminster to unlock funding for the Acorn carbon capture and storage project in the upcoming Budget and slammed slow progress on low-carbon development.
The SNP is calling on the UK Government to “put its money where its mouth is” on carbon capture funding after a Scottish project was “snubbed”.
SNP Westminster chief Stephen Flynn claimed the Cambo oil field near Shetland should not be ruled out if it can successfully meet key climate change targets.
SNP plans to move away from oil and gas production in the North Sea as quickly as possible have been heavily criticised by the prime minister.
New footage shared by Port of Aberdeen shows progress at its South Harbour expansion project, recently visited by a delegation of MPs, MSPs and councilllors.
Aberdeen South MP Stephen Flynn was yesterday crowned as the SNP’s Westminster leader and has been tipped to take a ‘constituency interest’ in energy matters, particularly when it comes to policy affecting the future of the North Sea.
Allies of Stephen Flynn, the man hotly tipped to succeed Ian Blackford as the SNP’s leader in Westminster, have said he would challenge the First Minister’s ‘crazy’ opposition to drilling new North Sea oil and gas fields.
The Autumn Budget is passed and Xmas is on the horizon - so government pledges of more work "this year" to bring vital emissions-busting CCS projects online are in question.
UK Government is being urged to give urgent clarity about future support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.
The developers of the Acorn project say they hope the scheme can be online by 2027 but are wary of further delays to government support packages, as ministers met this week to discuss decarbonisation efforts.
The UK Government has come under pressure to ensure that platform electrification is included in the North Sea investment relief programme.
Rishi Sunak has a “moral duty” to use soaring tax revenues from North Sea oil and gas firms to boost Scotland’s energy sector, an Aberdeen MP claims.
A long-awaited UK energy strategy must include investment in a north-east carbon capture project which was snubbed last year, the SNP says.
Oil and gas giants announced bumper profits, prompting renewed calls for a windfall-tax to help those struggling to pay rising energy bills.
Aberdeen South’s SNP MP Stephen Flynn has slammed the UK Government over what he is calling the “great Scottish renewables robbery”.