A Conservative MP branded oil and gas bosses the “new oligarchs” during a debate in Westminster on Tuesday.
Senior figures in the energy industry have underlined the need for a “stable regime” ahead of a key vote in Westminster today.
A windfall tax on North Sea oil and gas firms would be “economically illiterate” and could “perversely” drive up the domestic costs of energy, MPs have been told ahead of a key vote today.
A windfall tax could crimp investment in the UK’s energy system, said the chief executive of BP.
Tesco boss says oil giants would be unfazed by windfall tax, industry expert warns it could create a precedent
The chairman of supermarket chain Tesco has added his name to the list of those calling for a windfall tax on the profits of oil and gas companies.
Aberdonians want oil and gas to continue without a tax on excess profits while work continues on the shift to greener energy, according to senior Tory Michael Gove.
The chief executive of Shell has addressed whether the prospect of a North Sea windfall tax would damage the case for its planned £25bn investment in the UK.
The leading offshore UK trade body has claimed North Sea firms could spend up to £250 billion domestically by 2030, “far greater” than any sum to be raised through a windfall tax.
Public exploration and production (E&P) companies are set to achieve new record-high profits in 2022, amid bumper cash flows and low levels of reinvestment.
BP has announced plans to invest £18 billion in the UK energy system by 2030, with the North Sea at its heart, days after calls were once again raised for an oil and gas windfall tax.
“Exceptional” oil and gas trading meant BP (LON:BP) raked in healthy profits in the first three months of 2022.
Next week will see supermajors BP and Shell publish results for one of the most turbulent quarters in recent memory, as they each look to reconcile continued bumper cash flows with the write-down of Russian investments.
Energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has insisted the UK Government will not bend to the will of activists who “naively want us to extinguish production” of oil and gas in the North Sea.
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.
Rishi Sunak has told the internet forum Mumsnet that “nothing is off the table” when it comes to an oil and gas windfall tax.
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North Sea dodges windfall tax – but Treasury’s oil and gas receipts head for highest in over a decade
The North Sea has dodged calls for a windfall tax, but Treasury receipts from the sector are set to surge to their highest in over a decade.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will come under pressure to offer more support to working families in financial pain as he makes his spring statement on Wednesday.
Calls for a North Sea windfall tax “are justifiable” according to the former CEO of oil giant BP, Lord John Browne.
The Scottish Secretary has said an oil and gas windfall tax would be “absolutely the wrong thing to do” ahead of the Chancellor's Spring Statement next week.
An oil and gas windfall tax is one of several options on the table for the Chancellor's UK Spring Statement next week.
The SNP has called for a broad-based windfall tax on ‘excess profits’ of major companies, including the energy sector, to help ease the cost of living crisis.
The UK’s leading oil and gas trade body has warned a windfall tax on the North Sea could cause “irreparable damage” to the industry.
‘Six million miles away from Just Transition’: Shell CEO pay surges to 57x more than average employee
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has taken home a whopping £6.1 million pay package following an “impressive financial performance for the oil giant”.
Oil giants should spend their billions of windfall profits on transition, not shareholder returns, according to the former CEO of Wood Group.