North Sea oil and gas
Abandon North Sea decommissioning and invest in renewables, argues new report
Scottish think tank attracts controversy by proposing that old oil and gas platforms not be dismantled
A NEW REPORT from the pro-independence think tank Options for Scotland has proposed that North Sea oil and gas rigs should be cleaned up but not decommissioned, and that the money saved should be reinvested in green energy.
Alex Salmond calls for North Sea oil to benefit "the people"
Former first minister criticises UK Government’s handling of the North Sea sector, but is rebuked by Scottish environmentalists
FORMER FIRST MINISTER ALEX SALMOND has called for North Sea oil and gas to benefit “the workers, the communities and the people” over the next several decades.
Aberdeen MP says Tories have "dithered" through oil price crash as thousands of jobs are lost
Aberdeen MP Kirsty Blackman made the accusations amid Tory calls for oil industry tax reform
KIRSTY BLACKMAN, SNP MP for Aberdeen North, has accused the UK Government of exploiting the North Sea oil industry at the expense of Scottish jobs.