Oil body gets new powers

The fledgling Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has today been given new powers to fine companies and revoke exploration licences. Both Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander and Energy Secretary Ed Davey were in Aberdeen today to announce the new regulatory role for the OGA, alongside more details of the package of financial support […]

The Scottish are “in demand” for energy

Scotland’s transferable skills in the energy sector could make them a global leader in the industry. The country’s skills and expertise come from its oil and gas production in one of the world’s most demanding environments, the North Sea said experts. At a Scottish Energy Landscape debate yesterday, David Rennie, from Scottish Development International said: […]