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North of Scotland
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A new resource has been launched to help usher in a new era of North Sea oil and gas exploration.
An Aberdeen team has solved an “age-old” industry challenge for North Sea platforms.
A multimillion-pound investment supported by £1.6 million of EU and Scottish Government funding is to safeguard hundreds of jobs and create more than 40 new roles at a meat processing factory in Portlethen.
Property development and construction giant Henry Boot said yesterday work on the £333 million Teca project in Aberdeen helped underpin the second-best annual profits performance in its 133-year history.
Pharmaceutical firms are lining up to partner an Aberdeen University life sciences team working on new antibodies that could save millions of lives.
North-east legal firm Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCCW) has doubled the size of its team in Stonehaven after acquiring a long-established local firm of solicitors and estate agents.
Innovative and growing food and drink businesses from across the north-east had their achievements recognised at the region’s prestigious annual food and drink awards last night.
Scotland’s multi-billion-pound sea-food processing industry needs government help to remove “blockages” to growth, a trade body warned.
Scottish fishermen’s leaders have written to all 650 MPs in a “heartfelt” plea for them to recognise the benefits of leaving the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).
An Aberdeen travel firm has reported strong interest from north-east firms interested in going to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in the US.
The North Sea will need investment of £200billion in order to add another generation to its production life, according to a flagship report published today.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned Teekay following a “major” gas release on the Petrojarl Foinaven FPSO.
Global Energy Group has bought a majority stake in Aberdeen-based Apollo Offshore Engineering, forming a new contractor firm.
Jobcentre Plus staff in Inverness are targeting the north’s hospitality industry with a range of support for those who are currently out of work.
German-born fashion designer Stefani Grosse will give an insight into the increasing pace of globalisation when she speaks at next month’s Entrepreneurial Scotland summit in Gleneagles.
Aberdeen-headquartered energy services giant Wood saw its total revenues climb to £8.3billion in 2018 amid a “significant year of progress” for the firm.
Siccar Point Energy has kicked off its 2019 drilling campaign with the spudding of an exploration well at the Blackrock prospect west of Shetland (WoS).
After months of setbacks, Hurricane Energy has successfully hooked up its production vessel to its huge Lancaster field west of Shetland.
A Moray business fears that falling out of the EU without free trade deals in place could hit its expansion plans.
Plans are in place for a joint licensing round to be launched between the Faroe Islands and the UK North Sea.
If the UK and EU conclude a withdrawal agreement by March 29, or by the end of any agreed extension, there will be a transition period.
An Aberdeen man who spent nine months in prison after getting mixed up with drug dealers is determined to make his second chance count.
The incoming president of the Energy Institute (EI) has condemned the “appalling” record of oil and gas on gender and ethnic diversity.
More than 50 jobs have been saved after Aberdeen-headquartered Aiken Group was bought out of administration in a pre-pack deal.
Maersk Drilling has been hit with a safety notice after two stands, weighing 1,300kg each, fell on an offshore rig.
Drink giant Diageo has given people living near two of its distilleries a first glimpse of plans to transform their visitor facilities as part of its £150 million investment in whisky tourism.
A trade union boss has slammed Shell for awarding its boss an “outrageous and undeserved” pay package in 2018.
Oilfield service firms’ failure to properly train front desk staff is damaging their chances of securing contracts, a new report said.
An Orkney-based tidal firm has attributed increased staff numbers to a growing reputation as a Highlands and Islands success story.
Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden took home nearly £18 million in pay last year as a reward for spearheading the energy giant’s “transformation”.