“If we remove some of the hardware, how will we affect the distribution of key species?” Dr Jo Porter
The South of Scotland Electricity Board had applied to sink 11 test bore holes: 2 at Yesnaby, 4 near Blackhall and 5 at the Mill of Cairston.
It remains the world’s worst offshore oil disaster in lives lost.
“As long as we have cheap fracked gas then we will have virgin plastic production” Andy Georgi
“As a nation exploiting the remaining oil and gas reserves from a mature basin we cannot treat a highly skilled workforce as if it were a tap that can be turned on and off as and when needed.”
A new agreement has been reached covering offshore workers which will ensure they can benefit from the UK government coronavirus job retention scheme.
ORCA has received a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Orkney Energy Landscapes Project.
The IPCC – the United Nationals Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has published a Special Report on Climate Change and Land.
The UK Government sees the production of oil and gas as continuing to be important and this is the 32nd round of licensing.
There will now be a 6 weeks consultation period on the loss of 60 full time jobs and 20 other positions currently filled by contractors.