Chris Bird once broke more than wooden boards in one minute with his bare hands. No wonder he’s not overly worried about the collapse in oil price, writes Erikka Askeland
Policymakers responsible for oil and gas industry taxation and regulation should be relocated from London to Aberdeen, a think-tank has said.
An injured offshore worker has been evacuated by helicopter from a North Sea oil rig.
The head of the Scottish Government’s Energy Jobs Taskforce has pledged to do “everything possible” to ensure skills are not lost in the current oil price crisis facing the North Sea oil and gas sector.
An investigation is underway by Talisman Sinopec over an alleged dropped object on the Claymore platform in the North Sea.
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy will tonight claim there is potential to create thousands of new jobs in the north-east through decommissioning oil fields.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the early work of a new body designed to bring security to the oil and gas industry had been "very, very worthwhile".
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon believes Aberdeen can remain Europe's energy capital for the next half century - with the right support from the Treasury.
Oil giant Total plans to sell North Sea assets and may consider Aberdeen job cuts unless prices rise and taxes are cut.
KCA Deutag has announced plans to cut up to 230 jobs in Aberdeen as it grapples with a slowdown in North Sea drilling.
The North Sea is facing a potential economic triple-whammy and may need to make “complex and difficult” changes in light of the plummeting price of oil, a new report has warned.
An offshore services company has been fined £100,000 after serious safety failings led to the death of one of its staff.
Experienced lobster fisherman Jim Reid admitted last night that he was annoyed at the MAIB findings.
Dramatic footage has emerged of the rescue of five Irish fishermen from their sinking vessel north of the Western Isles.
A North Sea fisherman narrowly avoided jail after he abused staff and threatened police at Aberdeen International Airport.
These pictures, taken by a north-east fisherman, show how quickly the North Sea can be transformed as a serene sunset shifts to a treacherous storm in the space of just 24 hours.
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has asked the new chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to lead an urgent commission to identify key risks to oil and gas production in the UKCS.
A north east fisherman has tweeted pictures of the frightening waves that he and his crew had to battle this morning - just 24 hours after he predicted the boat could face such issues.
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy today called on the SNP government to establish a “resilience fund” to support crucial industries in times of crisis.
It spent over 40 years floating in the Atlantic before it washed up in New York and was returned to its sender in Moray.
Published by Precarious Books Having worked in the madhouse that is the film and television world, author Dennis McKay, known as BD, sought sanity in the oil and gas industry, where he worked for 15 years offshore in the North Sea as a drilling fluids engineer.
A North Sea helicopter was forced to return to an airport after it was struck by lightning on its way to an oil platform, it has emerged.
The oil price is expected to "bounce back" from five and a half year lows this year - but North Sea activity will continue to decline, energy policy experts have predicted.
A full-scale terrorist hijacking of a North Sea platform was simulated by the UK authorities in the 1980s - and code-named the "Smoked Salmon" exercises.
A group of North Sea oil workers have produced a heart warming rendition of 'Do They Know It's Christmas' as they spend the festivities away from home.
A father and son were left stranded in the waters of the Moray Firth this morning when their fishing boat broke down.
A summit which aims to bring together governments, trade unions and industry bodies to save jobs in Scotland’s oil capital has been announced.
The coastguard has been launched to help a ship which is adrift in the North Sea.
Peterhead could become the hub of a new worldwide energy industry if a carbon capture scheme is approved, says the project's leader.
Annual quotas for a number of key Scottish stocks have already been decided in separate talks between the EU and Norway.
A Norwegian vessel that caught fire in the North Sea is drifting towards an oil platform.