Technology used to detect life on Mars has been adapted to help reduce an oil company’s impact on the environment.
Offshore workers who went for days without fresh water, amid fears it was affected by a contagious bug, have had their supply restored.
Production has resumed from BP’s Clair platform after a leak earlier this month.
A Scottish Government minister has said it is "extremely lucky" an oil spill to the west of Shetland has not caused more environmental damage.
BP has estimated that about 95tonnes of oil spilled from its Clair platform west of Shetland as a result of a “technical issue”.
A BP oil platform had to be shut down yesterday morning after it started leaking oil.