Unite workers have “emphatically rejected” a pay offer from Total, which were aimed at averting further North Sea strikes.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Shetland’s hopes of securing a bigger slice of the multi-billion-pound North Sea decommissioning market have received a boost.
Pension obligations has seen losses soar at publicly-owned airport operator Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial).
Top petro-economist Alex Kemp will soon deliver a more “bullish” forecast for North Sea oil production out to 2050.
Oil firm EnQuest said today that it would exercise an option to buy the remaining 75% interest in the Magnus field from BP for £230 million.
Kier Construction Scotland has netted £6 million-worth of work to upgrade mental health facilities in the north-east.
Aberdeen-headquartered Water Weights has been taken over by offshore services provider Unique Group.
The Scottish Government is “reviewing” whether it will back calls for a full public inquiry into helicopter safety offshore.
Bosses at UK North Sea minnow Azinor Catalyst bosses say they “could have the next Buzzard” in their portfolio.
An electricity superhighway planned between Peterhead and Norway could bring a 600 jobs boom to the local area, according to plans submitted today by developers.
An industry veteran has warned that the UK will “miss out” to other countries on subsea growth without a “critical” oil and gas sector deal.
Creativity is being stifled at large oil companies by the “fixed mind-sets” of employees, industry chiefs said yesterday.
Digital technology pioneered in the Gulf of Mexico will soon be rolled out on BP facilities in the UK North Sea.
No sector deal also means no delivery of Vision 2035, a former North Sea chief will warn today in evidence to the Scottish affairs committee at Westminster.
The countdown is officially on to one of the most prestigious events in the north-east’s business calender.
Nearly four out of five firms in the north have highlighted the importance of hiring and retaining young people to their future success.
A biennial event aimed at driving radical digital and technological transformation across the offshore oil and gas industry starts in Aberdeen today. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the three-day ENGenious symposium and exhibition at the AECC, organised by SPE. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.
An Olympic swimmer has dived into an underwater helicopter escape challenge to raise funds for bereaved parents.
The North Sea’s largest producing oil field has been shutdown amid planned maintenance, according to a report from Reuters. Quoting trade sources, the news agency said Buzzard, which is operated by Nexen, is undergoing planned maintenance which was originally scheduled for August. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.
Dogged perseverance and “sheer bloody-mindedness” has led to eleven of the world’s most powerful wind turbines being constructed off the coast of Aberdeen.
Spirit Energy’s boss has said the firm’s swoop for stakes in two North Sea licences will make it “more attractive” to potential new joint venture (JV) partners.