It is not just Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn who is reviving the language of the left and raising the banner of nationalisation this summer. The Scottish Green Party has that Scottish SMEs can play a pivotal role in boosting renewable energy projects if the oil industry is wrenched from private control.
Michael Hewson takes a market-wide look at the major oil companies round the world, and analyses the impact sliding oil prices will have on their revenues and dividends.
Malcom Webb, CEO of Oil and Gas UK has recently made a bid to scrap one of the industry's most important taxes. This can't come any sooner, as well-known Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talan suggests that the $100-a-barrel threshold will never be achieved again.
Although the fall in oil price may have been welcomed by the economy, experts have warned that it has left the UK's North Sea oil industry “close to collapse”.
Oil & Gas UK, in conjunction with OPITO and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS), has commissioned EY to 'map' the UK upstream oil and gas labour market.
This is according to Talent Party research, which highlights that half of hires over the last two years didn't fully meet their original job spec, and one in five not meeting the original job spec at all.
A NES Global Talent survey pinpoints the key issues and challenges faced by women in the global oil and gas industry and flags possible solutions to tackle the gender gap.
The Government has announced it will fast-track implementing recommendations from the Wood Review aimed at maximising the UK's gas resources and offshore oil, which could boost the economy by £200bn over the next 20 years.