The oil and gas industry was last night warned it will feel the hit of increased costs in retaining skilled workers as a result of Theresa May’s “unclear” draft Brexit deal.
Scottish oil firm Cairn Energy said today that its first operated exploration well in the UK North Sea had come up dry.
A Scottish Government scheme set up to help oil workers who lost their jobs in the downturn retrain as teachers has recruited just nine people since it launched.
Keeping old oil and gas platforms in place could be a “triple win” for the North Sea, creating a fresh wave of employment, according to a conservationist group.
The boss of an Aberdeen oil field services consultancy has urged operators to ease the pressure on the supply chain after another challenging year for industry.
Reserves from the North Sea are sufficient to help sustain oil and gas production for at least the next 20 years, new figures indicate.
Aberdeen’s massive oil wealth has not been shared equally among the city’s residents, the council’s co-leader admitted yesterday.
Shell’s chief financial officer said today that the firm’s UK North Sea division was a “source of inspiration” for the rest of the group.
Oil and gas supply company Tenaris is the latest business to take space at the Marischal Square development in Aberdeen.
The oil and gas sector is bracing for the “extensive impact” of changes to off-payroll working rules announced in the chancellor’s budget, according to a tax expert.
North-east firms should “definitely” be bolder when going for offshore wind supply contracts, a project boss said yesterday.
The new owner of Survivex said yesterday that growth was on the cards for the north-east offshore survival trainer.
Royal Dutch Shell has cheered one of its “strongest ever quarters” as surging oil prices drove earnings up 37%.
Church chiefs have urged North Sea oil bosses to review their green credentials in light of a major international climate deal.
A north-east oil and gas technology firm has opened two new offices in a bid to support demand for its pioneering, torpedo-esque data logging tool.
The oil and gas industry welcomed the chancellor’s announcement on stable tax measures and plans to make Scotland a “global decommissioning hub”.
A new report has set out recommendations for the management and development of North Sea oil wells.
Giant jack-up rigs, towering cruise ships and the huge vessels that support the North Sea oil and gas industry dominate the Port of Dundee skyline, but at the port’s traditional heart is a quiet agricultural operation that handles more than 250,000 tonnes of produce every year.
A busy Aberdeen road has been reduced to one lane after an oil spill.
A north-east engineering boss has been banned from running companies for seven years after failing to pay correct tax.
The North Sea could be used as a testing ground for new innovations to be exported around the world, says BP’s technology boss.
Offshore services firm Bilfinger Salamis said it completely rejects claims that union representatives were removed from the North Sea Culzean project.
The subsea industry is finally starting to feel the positive effects of improved market conditions in oil and gas, despite this week’s closure of the Underwater Centre.
There will not be enough UK seafarers to maintain the North Sea’s offshore support vessel fleet in the event of a hard Brexit, according to an organisation for ship operators.
North Sea firm i3 Energy has appointed acquisitions and divestitures adviser FirstEnergy Captial to assist with the company’s farm-out process for the Liberator development.
Hurricane Energy has confirmed the sail-away of the production vessel for its huge Lancaster development west of Shetland.
Shell’s decision to go after gas from the Arran field gave the UK North Sea its 11th project sanction of 2018.
North Sea oil firm Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has said that shutting down production from Fulmar does not spell the end for the platform.
The Granite City is seeing “more and more cases” of former oil and gas workers reporting money woes, a homeless charity boss has said.
Scottish utility SSE and Germany’s innogy claim consumers will be the winners as the competition watchdog approved a merger of two of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers.
Fast-growing, north-east engineering firm Texo Group has announced the latest in a series of acquisitions.
Malaysian oil firm Hibiscus Petroleum will buy stakes in two UK North Sea discoveries for £28.5 million.