A union has urged offshore workers to accept an offer from the Offshore Contractors Association over North Sea working conditions. GMB said its members had voted to accept the latest offer from employees in a bid to end the dispute. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.
Shell revealed it would take a “good look” at its North Sea portfolio as it considers $30billion of asset sales over the next two years.
Unions have rejected proposals offered by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) for North Sea workers in a move which could increase the chance on industrial action in the North Sea.
Drilling contractor Ensco is in consultation with staff over redundancies after two rigs were stacked following a decline in oil price.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) yesterday confirmed the final bids for the 28th offshore licensing round – making it one of the largest round-ups in 50 years.
A Scottish islander's incredible tale of survival at sea has proved a huge hit after landing on the sands of the Aberdeenshire coast.
The North Sea Buzzard oilfield was shut down by a power outage on Thursday driving up the price of Brent crude.
A Technip spokesman has denied reports that the firm has earmarked 400 North Sea jobs to go. The spokesman, said contrary to what has been reported elsewhere, it was still too early into the firm’s consultation process to know a final number. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.
Bristow Helicopters has launched a consultation with North Sea staff over job reductions. The total number of workers facing potential job loses stands at 130 – including up to 66 pilots – in jobs across the UK. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.
The family of a fisherman who lost his leg following a horrific ordeal in the North Sea has launched a fundraising bid to help him when he finally gets to return home.
George Osborne was under fire last night after failing to offer any new Budget incentives to address the slump in North Sea exploration.
The Chancellor declared the "age of irresponsibility" over yesterday as he announced plans to slash welfare and force employers to give staff a "pay rise" in the first Tory Budget for almost 20 years.
As Paul Buchan’s cries for help rang out across the fishing vessel, deckhand Charlie McDonald ran to his side without a second thought.
Oil giant Shell was today fined over £6,000 after a diesel leak on board the same North Sea platform where two workers died 12 years ago.
A major North Sea search and rescue operation has been stood down after it was confirmed a distress call was a false alarm.
A major search and rescue operation is under way in the North Sea after an emergency beacon was activated.
A coastguard helicopter and lifeboat from Fraserburgh have been sent out after an emergency beacon was activated in the North Sea.
Offshore workers were put at risk when a supply ship crashed into a platform in the North Sea at high speed.
Trade unions have shelved plans for a strike action ballot over North Sea working conditions following negotiations with industry bosses today.
The national body for the Scottish fishing industry yesterday called on locals to take advantage of the huge range of culinary treasures in the waters off the north-east.
A big humpback whale has died after becoming entangled in rope off Scotland's north-east coast.
A man is being evacuated by helicopter from a North Sea oil rig. The worker on the Brent Delta platform is being taken to Sumburgh airport in Shetland after suffering an injury. A spokesman for Shetland Coastguard said: “A gentleman has suffered a minor injury so a medical evacuation is taking place.”
The north-east’s new SNP MPs have demanded an "urgent" meeting with the UK energy secretary to discuss ways to safeguard the oil and gas sector.
A man has been evacuated by helicopter from a North Sea oil platform. Shetland Coastguard were involved in the operation on the ageing Beryl Alpha when the worker had to be taken by helicopter to hospital after a medical emergency. A spokesman said: “It was a medical evacuation.”
Regulators have proposed strict new safety rules for helicopters flying to unmanned oil and gas platforms in the North Sea.
One of the north-east's most popular takeaways has secured a deal to bring as taste of home to thousands of offshore workers.
Nine men are due to appear in court in Aberdeen today after class A drugs were found on a ship intercepted off the north-east coast.
Have you been out dolphin spotting in this week's glorious weather?
Rowan Drilling UK is said to be considering reducing its headcount by up to 900 positions.
An Aberdeen surfer has captured some of the North Sea's most famous visitors on camera.
The significant economic challenge facing the North Sea oil and gas sector, brought to a head by the fall in the oil price, is taking its toll in human terms.
Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected SNP calls for the introduction of exploration tax credits to help the North Sea oil and gas industry.