Scottish decarbonisation group North East Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (NECCUS) has appointed a renewables heavyweight as its new chief executive.
UK government revenues from oil and gas taxes have plummeted by more than 70% due to effects of the recent price crash and decommissioning repayments.
The Government should set out a detailed strategy for cutting emissions ahead of UN climate talks, to create green jobs and drive investment in skills, a taskforce has urged.
Westminster has reinforced its pledge to roll out its freeport model in Scotland, despite allegations it is “ignoring” the matter.
Italian oil and gas major Eni has announced its participation in the UK Government’s first carbon capture and storage tender.
The Government must rapidly step up action on climate change - or risk undermining "global Britain" and success at key Cop26 talks this year, its advisers have warned.
The Government is failing to ensure the UK can cope with the worsening risks of rising temperatures and extreme weather, climate advisers have warned.
Sir Ian Wood has criticised governments for removing overseas trade support for oil and gas activities, saying it won’t reduce carbon emissions “one inch”.
UK offshore wind workers could soon be kept safe using a remotely operated search and rescue service.
Government policy on developing hydrogen as a new clean energy source risks keeping the UK hooked on fossil fuels, climate campaigners have warned.
This year, the government will host COP26, the UN’s global climate change conference, and share how we will reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
There are concerns that changes to the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme could hamper future offshore wind investment decisions.
A leading trade body is calling on governments across the UK to commit to specific renewables deployment targets ahead of a landmark climate conference later this year.
The chief financial officer (CFO) of Shell has cautioned that a ban on UK oil and gas exploration would mean “trade-offs” for the energy system.
Shell received a refund from the UK Government of around $100 million in 2020, according to new figures.
Simec Atlantis Energy is in talks with UK Government to aid the expansion of the world’s largest tidal energy project.
Energy sector figures have hailed the North Sea Transition Deal for recognising the oil and gas industry’s key role in the UK’s shift to net zero.
With Covid-19 continuing to impact the profitability of the supermajors, Ano Kuhanathan, sector advisor at trade credit insurer, Euler Hermes, argues that now is the time for the supermajors/Big Oil to start spinning off their renewables divisions.
The UK Government is being urged to seize the “major” economic, environmental and political opportunities presented by retrofitting homes.
Governments mulling financial support for turbine manufacturing facility at Highlands port, says report
Port of Nigg could be in line to receive government funding to allow it to manufacture turbines for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, according to a news report.
Scottish greenports will ‘level playing field’ with England on offshore wind work – Cromarty Firth boss
Creation of “greenports” will let Scotland compete with England for offshore wind manufacturing work, according to a Cromarty Firth boss.
An industry chief is optimistic that government policies axing support for fossil-fuel-related export activity still give scope for the oil sector to “have its cake and eat it”.
New changes for decommissioning tax rules will help end “areas of dispute” between the industry and UK government, according to a leading expert.
UK Government has launched a new initiative with the aim of supporting the creation of a domestic renewables supply chain.
The UK energy minister said the government is endeavouring to strike a “careful balance” between achieving net zero while preserving North Sea oil sector skills and security of supply.