Development of the controversial Cambo oil field off Shetland has been paused.
The proposed Cambo oilfield off Shetland “should not get the green light”, Nicola Sturgeon said today.
A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has lost its case against the Scottish Government’s policy on fracking.
The court considering a challenge to the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking has been told the policy is required to meet climate change commitments.
The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.