The North Sea yielded an additional 12 million barrel bounty last year thanks to five years of production efficiency (PE) improvements, a new report by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) claims.
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SSE has helped a local Aberdeenshire community group prepare for a a crisis-type situation with essential grant-funding which will pay for a reliable radio system.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed that it intends to take “no further action” in its probe of the Ninian Southern rig, which had to be down-manned last week amid concerns over faulty lifeboats.
Elgin-based Springfield Properties expects a significant increase in profits and turnover in the second half of its financial year.
June 2017 was a milestone month in the history of Aberdeen International Airport (AIA).
Keith Findlay takes a look at the long-awaited Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route as the project nears completion.
The first seven mega-watt (MW) turbine has been successfully installed at the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm. Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca vessel installed the first of the 84 turbines at the site in the Moray Firth this weekend. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.
The North Sea will be able to maintain its current output levels for nearly a decade, according to one of the most influential oil consultancies.
New work has been found for an Aberdeen Olympian with a rare disability who was made redundant in the oil downturn.
The Highlands is to have the first spaceport in the UK - sparking a jobs boom potentially worth £3.8 billion to the economy.
North-east tourism bosses have thrown their weight behind a campaign to promote the long-awaited Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).
A project to develop a new UK oil and gas skills strategy, which could lead to 40,000 new jobs, has been launched after skills and standards body Opito gained widespread support for its recently published Workforce Dynamics Review.
Investment in new technology development by the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has hit £3.8 million after the Aberdeen-based facility signed its 75th project.
A north-east oilfield service firm is investing more than £1 million in rental equipment this year and recruiting extra staff to help meet growing demand.
Rumours of a new management structure affecting Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) were taking off last night after AIA managing director Carol Benzie announced she was stepping down at the end of July.
Scottish Open fans will this weekend have the chance to experience the latest and one of the most innovative of Scotland’s anti-speeding campaigns being spearheaded by a Caithness woman.
New engineering and technology company Texo Group has announced its first acquisition.
The biggest union involved in the “effective closure” of the BiFab yards in Scotland has branded the behaviour of owners “crazy” as it attempts to get clarity on jobs.
A video has emerged online of an Orange March taking place on a North Sea platform.
A Highland subsea training centre is reaping the benefits of a recent deal to secure its future with the re-launch of a hugely popular commercial diving course.
Firms and organisations in the north and north-east have been named among the contenders for the Scottish Environment Business awards, known as the Vibes.
Premier Oil’s boss said yesterday the company was in “good shape” to compete for North Sea acquisitions as its finances improve.
A north-east offshore services firm is celebrating a record year and prestigious award after battling its way back from the brink of closure.
There has been a call for clarity on the status of EU workers in the oil and gas sector after a Brexit blueprint was published by the UK government.
GMB Union has called the “effective” closure of BiFab yards a “dark day” for the Scottish economy as the core workforce is cut in a move that sees senior staff keep their posts.
Scientists have been given a £200,000 funding boost to carry out research into one of the most common causes of blindness.
A fledgling energy services company has seen its well solutions business notch up a bumper client list in just over a year.
The boss of still-maker and fabrication group Forsyths said an upturn in the oil and gas sector had come at the right time for the firm as the growth of the Scotch whisky industry shows signs of slowing down.
The world’s largest tidal energy plant has suffered damage to its turbines just months after construction ended.
Energy Voice took a spin in Shell’s EV (electric vehicle) race vehicle over the weekend during a visit to the energy firm’s annual Shell European Eco-Marathon.
A major milestone has been reached for Total E&P UK’s huge Culzean gas field in the North Sea.
Wealthy investors with cash to spend on acquisitions are launching a new engineering and technology group from headquarters in the north-east.