A developer has lost a multi-million-pound court battle against a North Sea oil giant after its proposal to build a hotel close to the Forties pipeline was rejected.
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US oil firm ConocoPhillips has agreed a £2billion deal to sell its North Sea assets to Chrysaor.
Offshore union RMT is repeating its call for a full public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety through an emergency motion at the STUC conference.
A “significant” percentage of women are opting out of the offshore energy sector in Aberdeen, despite an industry push to boost numbers.
House sales in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are soaring well ahead of the Scottish average, as the region’s lifeblood oil industry continues its revival.
One of the North Sea’s original pioneers has bid farewell to a basin he first operated in almost 50 years ago.
An entrepreneurial fitness fanatic has traded suits for shorts as he follows his dream of opening his own gym.
Exploration and production firm Spirit Energy generated almost £500 million worth of profit in 2018 − its first full year in business.
Higher crude prices should encourage North Sea oil companies to dial down the caution and bring forward more new projects, a prominent petro-economist said yesterday.
After weeks of delays, the Transocean Leader rig is now heading to the Greater Warwick Area (GWA) west of Shetland for Spirit Energy.
Energy chiefs have insisted a shortage of women looking to join the sector is partly to blame for the gender pay gap in the north-east.
An oil and gas training instructor is preparing for his first title shot as a professional boxer.
The UK Government has agreed to pay up to £400million in oil and gas decommissioning relief to one of Japan’s largest trading companies.
An oil and gas technician was found “groaning” in his car the morning after a night out, before driving off while more than double the legal alcohol limit.
With a stable job in the oil and gas industry and two university degrees under his belt, Scott McMillan thought he had his whole life laid out in front of him.
Brexit Secretary Michael Russell yesterday said keeping freedom of movement is the only way to prevent depopulation in the Highlands and Islands.
A Kishorn Port boss has declared the west coast site “shovel ready” for oil and gas decommissioning projects after it was granted a waste management licence by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa).
The idea of returning from maternity leave to a promotion sounds a bit fanciful.
Oil giant Shell received a £113 million tax refund from the UK Government in 2018.
Global Energy Group (Geg) chairman, Roy MacGregor, has hailed the “return of the oil and gas industry to the Highlands,” but warned the sector is facing a skills shortage in the area as work continues to pick up.
Survivex is reporting the highest numbers of people through its doors since before the 2014 oil price crash.
North Sea newcomer Decipher Energy has delivered first oil from the Orlando field less than two years after taking over the 10 million barrel project from a victim of the downturn.
North Sea industry received a shot in the arm yesterday as oil and gas companies reported progress on major projects.
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has claimed that Green Party plans to run down the North Sea oil and gas would “destroy” lives in the north-east.
The North Sea boss of BP has hit out at perceptions the region is “past its best”.
A security consultancy is launching a new data system which it said will “protect lives” of workers offshore.
Oil and gas companies must fill digital skills “gaps” if they are to fully take advantage of a new treasure trove of North Sea subsurface data, industry chiefs said yesterday.
Bosses at Independent Oil and Gas yesterday accused RockRose Energy of “significantly undervaluing” the company and vowed to press ahead with their North Sea projects.
A new resource has been launched to help usher in a new era of North Sea oil and gas exploration.
The North Sea will need investment of £200billion in order to add another generation to its production life, according to a flagship report published today.
Siccar Point Energy has kicked off its 2019 drilling campaign with the spudding of an exploration well at the Blackrock prospect west of Shetland (WoS).
Plans are in place for a joint licensing round to be launched between the Faroe Islands and the UK North Sea.