Electing to support a world-leading energy transition in the UK

SourceEnergy Voice
SectorOil & Gas

We are just days away from the Scottish Elections on May 6.

They coincide with a time of change and opportunity for our industry. The ink is now dry on our recently agreed ground-breaking North Sea Transition Deal with the UK Government, which has the potential to secure the future of our industry as we navigate to a net-zero future.

To ensure that our industry’s voice is heard in these last weeks of campaigning, OGUK has called on candidates to champion the role of oil and gas in the energy mix and energy transition.

The OGUK manifesto calls on the next Scottish Government to continue to champion the role of oil and gas as a key part of the energy mix, providing reassurance to the 102,000 people whose jobs are supported by the industry across Scotland, as well as the investor community.

It is also particularly important in this, the year of COP26, that the new Scottish Energy Strategy reflects this, but also highlights...read more...