Oil and Gas UK
Edinburgh investment firms funding new ‘climate destroying’ projects in North Sea
Two Edinburgh-based investment firms are shareholders in an energy company which plans to develop two of the largest untapped oil fields in the UK North Sea.
Beyond Cambo: 1bn tonnes of pollution in UK oil and gas pipeline
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.
Scottish Government urged big oil to use young people to boost COP26 message
The Scottish Government urged the oil and gas industry to use “the voices of young people” for “powerful messaging” at the COP26 climate summit.
Revealed: the 43 peers entangled in big oil
As many as 43 members of the House of Lords have investments totalling millions of pounds and senior roles in oil and gas companies.
Oil industry lobbied senior EU officials 568 times
Top-level officials from the European Commission have held 568 meetings with big oil lobbyists since 2015, according to a new study.
Scottish Government attacked for COP26 ‘choreography’ with big oil
Climate campaigners have branded the Scottish Government “disgraceful” for consulting the oil and gas industry on “choreography around COP26”.
Environmental groups boycott events sponsored by fossil fuel firms
Scottish campaigners are backing a boycott of media events sponsored by “pariah” fossil fuel companies in the run-up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
UK Government promoting climate programme alongside fossil fuel polluters
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), which aims to “independently assess" corporate climate pledges, is developing its guidance alongside fossil fuel polluters.
Cambo oil firm under fire over tax haven
The main developer behind the Cambo oil field is ultimately owned in an offshore tax haven, which could deprive the UK of tens of millions of pounds.