Rystad Energy has announced plans to set up shop in Aberdeen as it forecasts a surge in activity for the UK North Sea.
The boss at Three60 Energy said the fast-growing energy services group is still geared towards expansion.
Scores of people, young and old, turned out to watch as Aberdeen's Christmas tree was lit up last night, signalling the start of the festive period.
Carol singing, twinkling lights and marzipan pigs - Christmas is definitely coming to Aberdeen.
When brothers are born more than a decade apart, the older boy inevitably becomes a pioneer, forging a path into adult life. In our family, 23-year-old Ben carries out this role with great style and it is because of him that young Ruairidh and I found ourselves exploring a quiet corner of Norway.
There's just little over an hour to go until Aberdeen's official Christmas tree will be lit up.
The start of a Norwegian energy conference has been marked with friendship sail between the twinned cities of Aberdeen and Stavanger.
Only a handful of tickets remain for a major new event which will link two of Europe’s key energy hubs.