UK offshore oil and gas emissions fell by 10% last year, compared to 2018, as Covid-19 sparked lower levels of activity.
Amid disappointment for the Scottish cluster, two other projects have been successful in their bids to become the first two carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) developments in the UK.
‘Catastrophic blow’: Tory ministers under fire as north-east misses out on carbon capture cash again
The UK Government is under fire after dealing another “bitterly disappointing” blow to the north-east’s bid to host a pioneering clean energy scheme.
‘Extremely disappointing’: Scottish Cluster misses out on first round of UK Government’s £1bn CCUS competition
A pioneering north-east carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) scheme will not form part of the UK Government’s initial vanguard.
The UK’s energy minister has moved to reassure the North Sea sector after Shell’s Jackdaw was dealt a significant blow.
Sir Ian Wood has questioned Westminster’s decision to provide initial backing to just two carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters.
There is just a fortnight to go until the UK Government could reveal the two projects that will form its carbon capture and storage (CCS) vanguard.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hinted that the Acorn carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project in Aberdeenshire could be set to benefit from government investment.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria have quickly risen up the list of key priorities for businesses in recent years.
Petrochemical giant Ineos has said it is “reasonably confident” that the Acorn project in Aberdeenshire will be selected as part of the UK government’s first two CCUS clusters.
COP26: ‘Last chance’ warning as UK climate change chief grilled on oil and gas, flights and rising temperatures
With less than two months to go before the world descends on Scotland for a major UN climate change conference, the summit’s president warned “the window is closing” on global targets.
Westminster will announce the biggest-ever round of its flagship renewable energy scheme on Monday as it aims to secure “record” renewables capacity.
Westminster has been urged to give a “cast iron guarantee” that the north-east will be home to one of two promised carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters.
A leading union has taken aim at the owners of CS Wind after the company collapsed into administration on Wednesday.
Arguably, much of the animosity directed towards carbon capture and storage (CCS) in recent times has seemed more than a tad harsh.
Spend on projects in the UK North Sea is expected to top £20 billion over the next five years, a flagship study has revealed.
Greenpeace is launching a court challenge against the UK Government, Ithaca Energy and BP over permits for a North Sea oilfield.
A potential 8 gigawatts (GW) of onshore wind and solar is eligible to bid in the upcoming Contracts for Difference (CfD) round.
The chairman of a leading hydrogen lobby group stepped down earlier this week over its support for blue hydrogen.
A leading figure behind a major Scottish onshore wind farm says he expects the development to deliver “exceptional” levels of productivity.
Bosses from all corners of the energy sector have shared their thoughts on the UK Government’s flagship Hydrogen Policy.
We welcome the UK Government’s hydrogen strategy today, it’s a clear sign of the UK’s ambition to be a hydrogen leader and commitment to support a new green sector that will create jobs across the UK.
The UK Government has pledged to support the advancement of both green and blue hydrogen as part of plans to create a “thriving” low carbon sector.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is to double the size of its Humber offshore wind turbine blade factory after securing government funding.
Though the energy system of the future will be a far cry from the one in place today, the demands of it will be broadly the same.