The owner of the stranded oil rig on the Isle of Lewis is facing calls for an investigation after a report revealed a string of leaks and breaches of health and safety in the North Sea by other rigs owned by Transocean.
Aberdeen is set to face thousands more job losses in the coming years while Inverness is on track for employment growth, a new report has found.
People claiming benefits in the north-east rose more than 50% in the last quarter although growth in the number of job seekers has “levelled” since the start of the oil price crash.
Networking and getting informed were on the menu at a special event held ahead of the Press and Journal Energy Ball 2016 last night.
The Buy North East campaign has smashed its target after an Aberdeen balloon design business became the 500th company to back the initiative.
Shares in Xcite Energy plunged almost 70% last night after the firm warned a planned restructuring would see shareholders’ stakes nearly wiped out.
The company which owns the stricken Transocean Winner oil rig is set to consign another installation to the scrap heap with the loss of 90 jobs.
The doors of Rotech Group’s expansive industrial units in Mastrick are open, emitting the metallic clanking sounds of a busy fabrication facility.
Marine services firm OEM Group has won a two-year contract worth up to £1million to maintain a global fleet of vessels working in the oil and gas industry.
A Glasgow nightclub tycoon has acquired an Aberdeen bar ten months after it was put into administration.
A former Aberdeen Football Club boss has sold up his US-based software company in a deal worth £567million.
Leading business figures have endorsed the campaign to get north-east companies spending their budgets with other local firms.
The newly appointed energy minister came to Aberdeen just days into the start of her term to underline the importance of the North Sea to the UK.
Oil and gas services company Petrofac maintained its full-year profit outlook as its core engineering and construction division continued its strong performance.
An Aberdeen-based media business has been bought out of administration by former radio personality Bruno Brookes for £200,000.
A north-east organic recycling firm has extended its contract with a French multinational waste company in a deal expected to be worth £4million.
Scottish internet entrepreneur Bill Dobbie has emerged as the driving force behind a plan to develop the first legal distillery on the tiny Hebridean Isle of Raasay.
The Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) has launched a senior-level recruitment drive after its chief executive announced that he is to stand down.
Buyers have sealed the deal to buy Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) as part of a deal worth £1billion.
Billionaire industrialist Jim Ratcliffe has called on the UK Government to outlaw union bullying tactics in the wake of the bitter industrial dispute at Grangemouth last year.
A much-hyped showdown between the board of Alliance Trust and rebel shareholder Elliott Advisors has been avoided after a last-minute deal was brokered yesterday.
As head of Scotland's largest insurance broker, Iain Henry knows a thing or two about risk - both personally and professionally.
Wood Group PSN boss Robin Watson scooped a national business award last night at a ceremony in London.
The Stewart Milne Group will be highlighting opportunities for tradespeople and subcontractors to work with it on developments across Scotland at an industry event in Aberdeen in June.
Energy giant SSE's electricity network supports almost 2,000 jobs across the north of Scotland and is expected to have contributed £287million to the economy by the end of this year, new research has revealed.
A childcare group that runs three nurseries in the north-east aims to raise £3million through the issue of an unusual crowdfunded "mini-bond".
After three major mergers, several other major restructurings, having done some restructuring and been restructured, John Cooke offers seven ways to survive corporate change - with some help from Eric Cantona
Manufacturers are calling for a huge boost to infrastructure and innovation in next month's Autumn Statement. Manufacturers' organisation EEF said the Chancellor should announce measures to help investment, such as spending more on the road network.
It has been a tough year for those working in the North Sea oil and gas industry as continuing low prices force the basin’s major players to look at staffing.