Scotland's new energy minister, Gillian Martin, was the manager of an "emergency media response team for oil and gas companies".
A proposed new gas-fired power station at Peterhead could run at the same time as the existing one, the energy giant behind it has admitted, prompting fears it could accelerate the climate crisis.
A firm in Bermuda is providing insurance coverage to companies behind two of the biggest and most controversial new oil fields in the North Sea.
The UN climate envoy, Mark Carney, is a senior leader at an investment firm which owns a key piece of infrastructure set to be used at the Rosebank oil field.
A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.
New research has examined the environmental pledges of eight oil and gas majors, and found them wanting in ten key areas.
Campaigners argued that the insurance companies had recognised that allowing "new fields to proceed goes against climate science".
29 new oil and gas projects in the UK North Sea could cause one billion tonnes of emissions despite the pausing of the Cambo oil field.
As many as 43 members of the House of Lords have investments totalling millions of pounds and senior roles in oil and gas companies.