Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has unveiled proposals to lease seabed to encourage a new generation of offshore wind projects in Scotland’s waters.
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Japanese tourists are expected to start flocking to the north-east following a successful visit from high-ranking officials.
The widespread use of items such as milk cartons and netted footballs as buoys to show where inshore fishing gear is located will be outlawed under new legislation, the Scottish Government said yesterday.
A Shetland tidal project operated by Edinburgh-based Nova Innovation has been given a boost thanks to a seabed lease extension by Crown Estate Scotland.
The director of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm project has said the development will look to take on up to 20 full-time workers to operate and maintain the site once completed.
Shell and BP may have to face down shareholder opposition to their chief executives’ pay packets at their annual general meetings next week.
North-east timber-frame kit home specialist Scotframe has opened a sales office and showroom in Swindon as it targets a larger share of the English self-build housing market.
Mothercare will close 50 underperforming stores and re-hire the chief executive it sacked just weeks ago as part of a wide-ranging shake-up.
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Hurricane Energy has delivered a second update on its flagship west of Shetland field development in two days.
Faroe Petroleum said today that it had completed the sale of its 17.5% working interest in the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea.
Scholars are in with a chance of winning thousands of pounds worth of funding to study safety in the oil and gas industry.
The UK Government today unveiled a new package of support measures for shale gas developments, including the creation of a £1.6million fund.
Norwegian energy firm Equinor, formerly Statoil, has defended itself against accusations by Greenpeace of “greenwashing” in a bid to obscure its oil and gas operations.
An emergency response vehicle has spotted a pod of Orcas in the North Sea.
EnerMech, of Aberdeen, said yesterday it was looking to double revenue from its operations in Africa to £50 million over the next three years.
A ground-breaking study to ensure North Sea workers were able to escape from helicopter windows has been recognised with a prestigious award. Robert Gordon University (RGU), along with Step Change in Safety, carried out the research in 2015, measuring the shoulder-width of the 75,000-strong offshore workforce. To read more go to Energy Voice.
Pubs and breweries giant Marston’s is hoping to score down south with a successful Fifa World Cup run this summer after the Beast from the East took a £3million bite from its profits.
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) has brought together more than 300 apprenticeships from across its network of colleges to offer employers a “regional portfolio” of training opportunities.
Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) bosses said yesterday they took cyber security “extremely seriously” after a report warned terminals were ill-equipped to deal with a major attack.
Time-lapse footage provided by wind farm construction firm Vattenfall shows the build of the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm’s sixth turbine.
Global industrial and energy firm Actuant Corporation has bought Aberdeen-based energy services company Equalizer International.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has said that small tech developers need to overcome “naivety” in order to meet the needs of North Sea operators.
The Oil and Gas Authority has approved two farm-in deals on a licence in the Moray Firth.
Hurricane Energy said today that offshore installation work had begun on the Lancaster field’s early production system.
A slow spring has put a damper on Scottish retailers, according to new figures out today.
Tourism projects totalling around £3million are being developed in Sutherland by a company owned by Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen, its chief executive has said.
CYBG chief executive David Duffy said yesterday payment protection insurance (PPI) woes were “in the rear view mirror” for the Clydesdale Bank owner.
North and north-east businesses are well-represented in an annual celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.
More than 500 jobs will be sustained or created in Scotland over the next six years as a result of backing from the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC).
The UK’s subsea sector hopes to reap rewards from some of the young talent on show at an event in Aberdeen yesterday.
College chiefs have teed up what is believed to be a unique partnership in the golfing world that has seen students take over the running of the pro shop at a Highland course.