Oil giant Shell said today that it will ditch three week offshore rotas on its central North Sea platforms next year.
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Faroe Petroleum will participate in seven wells by the end of next year as the North Sea oil firm “ramps up” exploration activity.
North Sea oil firm i3 Energy is making progress with its Liberator field development plans despite struggling to overcome stumbling blocks with a potential joint venture partner.
Siccar Point Energy’s boss said the private-equity backed oil firm plans to be a fixture in the waters around Shetland for the long haul.
Scottish spirits could soon have the same protection as whisky under new proposals mooted by a newly launched trade body.
By Derek Mair, partner and head of food and drink at Anderson Anderson & Brown
North Sea oil firm Zennor Petroleum will buy a stake in the Britannia field, which will serve as the export route for its Finlaggan asset.
Global Energy Group chairman Roy MacGregor has called for government and public sector backing to see the north designated as a specialist hub for development of the offshore renewables sector.
Oil giant Total has submitted a “final offer” to disgruntled workers in an attempt to halt further strikes on three of its North Sea rigs.
The UK’s leading supermarkets may still gobble up much of our spending, but “buy local” campaigns are gathering momentum and helping an army of food and drink producers around the country to survive and thrive.
Aberdeen jobs are to be cut amid a global restructuring by helicopter operator Bristow. The Texas-based firm intends to reduce costs by 11.5% to meet “market demands”. Bristow is integrating various sections of its business, including fleet management, maintenance operations and global supply chain. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.
Loch Ness spirit inspires pair to launch absinthe as couple create recipe for first Scottish variety of potent tipple
A Loch Ness doctor and a retired detective have launched Scotland’s first absinthe blanche.
The UK’s oil sector regulator has presented a bold vision of what the future might hold for a major terminal in Shetland.
Hurricane Energy has completed the offshore installation phase for the early production system (EPS) for its huge Lancaster field.
A landmark report into the Piper Alpha disaster has finally been made free to the public, decades since its publication.
Further talks will be held today which will determine whether a programme of strike action will go ahead in the North Sea.
The owner of Fort William aluminium smelter has said it wants to alter plans for its £120 million alloy wheel factory at the site to enable it to double its output.
Inverness Airport generates £33.3 million-a-year for the Highland and Moray economies and supports the equivalent of 748 full time jobs (FTEs), according to a new study.
Unemployment in some parts of the north and north-east is falling faster than national trends, new figures showed yesterday.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) chairman, Lorne Crerar, has hailed “good progress” by the development agency in the 12 months following a Scottish Government climb down on plans to axe its board.
Unite workers have “emphatically rejected” a pay offer from Total, which were aimed at averting further North Sea strikes.
The SNP has called on the UK Government to ensure freedom of movement post-Brexit following a warning it could lead to the shutdown of North Sea platforms.
A major project aimed at helping Shetland win more decommissioning work does not hinge entirely on the UK Government agreeing to provide financial support, Scotland’s energy minister said yesterday.
A heavy lift vessel contractor has provided a ringing endorsement of Shetland’s credentials for handling major decommissioning jobs.
A “hard Brexit” could lead to the shutdown of North Sea oil and gas platforms, Oil and Gas UK has warned.
I’m not surprised that the UK’s oil & gas industry is concerned about the potential for Brexit to inflict damage to its wellbeing?
Individuals involved in the collapse of construction giant Carillion should face an immediate criminal investigation, a union leader has urged.
An Aberdeen biotechnology firm has become one of the first in the world to be granted a licence to collect, process and manufacture potentially lifesaving gut microbes for faecal transplants.
Each week, we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Alan MacPherson, senior client manager at Aberdeen accountants Carnegie Knox.
Quitting your job to start your own business is always a daunting task.
Stagecoach has launched a fleet of eight new buses to operate between Inverness and Elgin.
Oil and gas industry bosses have reported a negative impact on offshore safety from lower oil prices despite firms’ good intentions.