An investigation has been launched into why the remnants of the Buchan Alpha rig broke free from its berth at Dales Voe at the weekend in strong winds.
More than 100 people have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform.
Plans have been submitted which could see a first for the UK North Sea for oil platforms being converted to support offshore wind farms.
Five protestors have admitted their parts in the Greenpeace occupation of an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth last month.
A row has broken out in Lochaber over cruise ships visiting the bay - and keeping engines turning over.
Oil and gas chiefs are today to hold crisis talks in an effort to bring to an end a “dangerous” stand-off between climate activists and oil giant BP.
An oil industry leader has accused Greenpeace of “undermining its own credibility” by reviving its protest on an oil rig in Cromarty Firth.
Police have again been deployed on to a Highland rig that has been the scene of protests this week.
An exhausted owl has been air-lifted to safety by helicopter – after crash-landing on a North Sea oil rig.
Hundreds of offshore workers are facing uncertainty after Chevron announced plans to sell the majority of its North Sea platforms.
An offshore worker was airlifted from an oil rig this morning after falling ill. Aberdeen Coastguard Rescue Team were dispatched to take the worker back to land. The rescue helicopter landed in Aberdeen at 7.50am and the crewman was transported to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Police have confirmed they are investigating a thrill-seeker who climbed to the top of Buchan Alpha oil rig in Shetland while dressed as Spiderman.
The owners of the oil rig which crashed aground in the Western Isles will break their silence over the incident at a public meeting this week. Transocean has bowed to increasing pressure to answer questions over how the accident occurred. For full story visit our sister site, Energy Voice.
Up to 53 tonnes of diesel fuel are believed to have spilled into the ocean from an oil rig that ran aground on the Western Isles.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has today confirmed that the oil rig that ran aground on the Western Isles could have lost almost one fifth of the diesel it was carrying.
The oil rig grounded off the Western Isles has developed a leak, leading to fears of a serious oil spill.
Police have confirmed a man died after an incident on a North Sea oil platform this morning. The incident happened on BP’s Unity platform in the Forties field around 4am. Read the full story on Energy Voice.