A long-awaited sculpture, commemorating five decades since a community was formed in Westhill, has finally been revealed at the main entrance to the town.
North Sea oil
Future asbestos-related deaths arising from construction in the 1970s North Sea oil boom are “inevitable” according to a legal team supporting victims.
The profitability of the North Sea has hit a 20-year low according to new data released by the UK Government.
Oil giant BP insists it remains committed to the UK North Sea despite it agreeing to sell its 36.22% stake in the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) pipeline system to Antin Infrastructure Partners for £324million.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has said Chancellor George Osborne “must go further” and cut taxes to stimulate the flagging oil and gas industry.
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy today called on the SNP government to establish a “resilience fund” to support crucial industries in times of crisis.
A north-east MSP has urged the Scottish Government to “bury the hatchet” with UK ministers and work together for the good of the North Sea oil industry. Read the full story on our sister website, Energy Voice.
The argument over the SNP's proposed sterling union has not dominated the debate in the last fortnight in the way it did in the immediate aftermath of the first televised leaders debate.
Rising support for Scottish independence led to billions of pounds being wiped off the value of major firms yesterday.
Top stock market analysts have backed Alex Salmond's claim that North Sea oil is a bonus rather than the backbone of an independent Scotland's economy.
Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has welcomed the latest endorsement of a Yes vote by industry expert Dick Winchester.
An 18% fall in corporation tax revenues from North Sea oil and gas last year triggered a new row over Scottish independence yesterday.
Independence supporters have welcomed claims by an Aberdeen University oil expert that the North Sea could be poised for a second major boom.
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has poured cold water on Scottish Government claims that it could manage the North Sea industry better than successive Westminster governments.
Gordon Brown has revealed he is finding the job of fighting to keep Scotland in the union more enjoyable than his time at 10 Downing Street.
UK Government ministers have told oil and gas industry chiefs that they expect them to foot the entire bill for a new “super agency” to regulate the North Sea. The plan was announced in the final Queen’s Speech of this parliament, unveiled this morning despite opposition within the sector. Full story on Energy Voice.