Lower oil, gas and LNG prices put a crimp in Shell’s first-half results, but improved production helped the energy major keep delivering strong cash flow figures.
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The new boss overseeing Offshore Europe has vowed to “beat the drum” for North Sea oil production amid a rising focus on climate change efforts.
Renewable energy is outstripping oil and gas in terms of the percentage of females working in the sector, according to a new report.
Jersey Oil and Gas (JOG) has added 100million barrels to its North Sea portfolio thanks to new acreage awarded by the Oil and Gas Authority.
Total has started drilling an appraisal well at its Glendronach discovery in the West of Shetland.
North Sea decommissioning costs were £400million lower than expected in 2018, according to a new report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
UK-headquartered Premier Oil said today that drilling of the Tolmount East appraisal well would start “imminently” in the southern North Sea.
Funding worth £4 million is up for grabs in a fresh attempt to boost Scotland’s share of North Sea decommissioning work.
Concern has been raised over the cost to businesses and the potential shrinking of the North Sea workforce over plans to change contractor pay rules.
‘You get used to working in an all-male environment’: Graduate hopes to encourage others to follow in her footsteps
A 21-year-old who was the only woman in her class is hoping to inspire others to consider a career in construction.
A north-east man has written a novel after facing the twin travails of a cancer battle and losing his job in the oil and gas downturn.
Oil firm EnQuest said today that about 80 employees would lose their jobs at a major terminal in Shetland by the end of 2019.
A former soldier is putting on an event this week to help address high levels of mental health “burnouts” in Aberdeen’s oil and gas industry.
Oil and gas workers at a plant in Aberdeenshire will be balloted over strike action, Unite has announced.
A trade union boss said he was “astonished” by Sparrows Group’s decision to exit the UK representative body for offshore oil and gas contractors.
Teams of youngsters have programmed robots, filtered water and built egg-protecting devices in a series of science challenges.
Go back a few decades and the way we arranged our holidays or business trips was fairly routine.
Peterhead Prison has been a landmark in the town for more than 130 years. The mammoth, granite structure decorated by razor wire would be, to some, a building only pictured in a Victorian horror film.
Fewer business are being created in Aberdeen than any other city in the UK, a new report has revealed.
The managing director of a new Aberdeenshire-based decommissioning business has said he has already received interest from south-east Asia in the weeks-old venture.
The UK oil sector’s quest to improve diversity and inclusion among the workforce will not be forgotten about as the energy transition debate gathers steam, an industry chief said yesterday.
A Shell North Sea boss has said he “agrees” with many of the climate campaigners who took to the streets of the UK’s major cities in April.
The oil and gas sector needs to “avoid annihilation” in the climate change debate and stop apologising for its products, an industry veteran said yesterday.
A UK oil industry chief said yesterday that margins needed to be “much higher” for oilfield service companies if they are to carry on operating at current levels.
The executive chairman of Neptune Energy has urged Aberdeen’s energy sector to drive “collective action” on climate change.
Mega-projects in the North Sea are pushing the UK higher up Equinor’s list of priorities, according to bosses at the Norwegian energy giant.
Exploration and production firm Hurricane Energy said today that it had achieved first oil from its flagship Lancaster field, west of Shetland.
Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell has revealed plans to hand over 125 billion dollars (£98 billion) to shareholders over five years.
Aberdeen-headquartered Ithaca Energy said yesterday that it would snap up US oil giant Chevron’s central North Sea business in a £1.6 billion deal.
Pope Francis, cigarettes, elephants and caribou all figured in the arguments as investors ramped up environmental pressure on energy giant BP at its first annual general meeting (AGM) in Aberdeen yesterday.
A push towards divesting MP pension pots away from oil and gas has been strongly criticised by a north-east MP.