Prime Minister David Cameron was accused of presiding over an "absolute farce" last night after appointing a 15th oil and gas minister in 17 years.
Peterhead lifeboat was called out to assist a yacht with a broken mast about 60 miles off the north-east coast yesterday evening.
Two children who became stranded at sea off the north-east coast were "seconds from disappearing", one of their rescuers said last night.
A North Sea platform at the centre of an investigation after two separate fires earlier this was shut down by safety chiefs, it has emerged.
Cyberhawk pilot, Bruce Irving, shares what it's like being the eye in the sky.
Scottish Government promises of tax breaks to the North Sea oil industry in the event of independence should be treated with a “big pinch of salt”, it has been claimed.
A sailor swam more than a quarter of a mile to safety after his tiny boat capsized in the North Sea.
Air accident investigators have made a number of fresh safety recommendations after finalising a joint report into two offshore helicopter ditchings in 2012.
A rescue operation was launched at the weekend when a woman walked out into the North Sea.
A young dad who died while hundreds of feet underwater had complained that the equipment around his neck was too tight before embarking on a dive, a court heard yesterday.
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.
A court was shown the horrific final moments of a dying North Sea diver as colleagues tried desperately to save his life almost 500ft beneath the water's surface.
A rookie yachtsman single-handedly steered his boat back to the safety of Peterhead harbour yesterday after his skipper had to be airlifted to hospital with a "severe" head injury.
Weather-wise meteorologust, Ken McEwan gives an insight into a day in his busy life.
The owner of a dog who plunged off a cliff top after chasing a deer has praised the rescuers who brought the beloved pet to safety.
Workers are being taken off the Ninian Central platform amid fears that an oil well could start leaking.
The Treasury has claimed that Scotland is already spending its entire share of North Sea oil revenues - and would need enough immigrants to fill Edinburgh to plug a workforce gap after independence.
Police have confirmed that white powder found on board a North Sea oil platform - sparking a major investigation - was not an illegal substance, but crushed medication used for pain relief.
A MAJOR police probe has been launched after a stash of cocaine was found on a North Sea oil platform.
Disbelief was the only way to sum up reaction after drugs, thought to be cocaine, were discovered on a North Sea oil platform.
The UK’s top oil bosses have pleaded with UK Government ministers for a simple and predictable tax regime for the North Sea.
Bibby Offshore has become the latest oil and gas firm to look elsewhere for talent due to the growing skills gap in Aberdeen.
Pipeline engineering company STATS Group plans to increase revenue of its testing tools and equipment rental division by a fifth following an investment of more than £500,000 in new premises.
An academic study has been branded "bizarre" after it claimed there was only five years supply of oil left in the North Sea.
George Osborne's latest tax raid on the North Sea will add 10% to drilling costs, according to government papers seen by the Press and Journal.
The Denholm Group – which now has interests across the shipping, logistics, industrial services, seafoods and oilfield services sectors – has announced a big rise in pre-tax profits.
The UK's offshore oil and gas workforce is getting younger, new figures show.
Austrian oil and gas company OMV has slashed its 2014 production target, saying the security situation in Libya is hard to predict.
An oil worker who suffered a broken leg had to be airlifted from an oil platform yesterdafternoon. Shetland coastguard’s Rescue-102 helicopter was sent out to take the man from the platform in the Tern oilfield, roughly 100 miles north-east of Lerwick. The injured man was taken to Gilbert Bain Hospital in the town.
Energy services groupPetrofac saw more than £700million wiped of its value yesterday after it admitted profits would be hit by “operational challenges” in the North Sea and Romania.