US oilfield equipment and services firm Weatherford this morning confirmed plans to shut down its Aberdeen-based manufacturing facilities.
A trade union boss warned last night that thousands more jobs have been lost in the North Sea oil and gas sector as a result of the latest downturn than has previously been predicted.
A £200 million North Sea project that environmental activists repeatedly tried to thwart has delivered first oil.
Premier Oil has announced that production from its Catcher FPSO has been stopped after a fire broke out on board.
Dozens of jobs are at risk at Aberdeen engineering firm TDC, despite the company’s hope to stave off redundancies.
A union boss has said the extension of the UK furlough scheme comes “too late” for thousands of lost jobs in the North Sea oil industry.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) is planning a review of medical certificates which could limit the number of people going offshore with heart conditions.
Shell has announced plans to begin testing North Sea workers for Covid-19 before they head offshore.
Vattenfall’s Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm could generate more than £100 million for the north-east economy over the next two decades, according to a new study.
Workers have been flown off a platform in the Central North Sea over fears about an outbreak of Covid-19 on board.
Workers have been removed from a BP North Sea platform after a positive Covid-19 case on board.
Crew members on an oil vessel in Cromarty Firth are isolating after a colleague who remains on board tested positive for Covid-19.
A ship moored in Aberdeen harbour has been detained by authorities amid welfare concerns for the crew on board.
It was a bold move into a brave new world; the discovery of oil in the Forties Field in the North Sea on October 7 1970.
An Aberdeen MP has said he is seeking “immediate clarity” from Shell on the local implications of its plans for up to 9,000 job cuts. The oil major has announced it will cut between 7,000 – 9,000 jobs globally by the end of 2022 in order to save $2billion – $2.5billion annually. Read more on Energy Voice here.
Shell has announced plans for between 7,000 – 9,000 job cuts from its global workforce by the end of 2022.
The crew of a Norwegian ship stationed in the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon are being quarantined after a Covid-19 cluster broke out on board.
An Aberdeen oil and gas hangar got a special surprise with the arrival of an RAF “Hawk” jet nearby.
Equinor is making job cuts in the UK, Canada and US in response to the oil downturn, with its Aberdeen workforce included in the process.
UK Government environmental standards among ‘highest in the world’ after accusations it neglected North Sea methane leak
The UK Government has said its environmental standards are “among the highest in the world” after allegations it has neglected a methane leak for 20 years.
UK oil workers are eligible for an exemption to new rules restricting travel to Norway, the country’s government has advised.
Work is under way to remove the remains of the Buchan Alpha oil rig, feared to become an “eyesore” as it lay stranded in waters off a Shetland pier.
Environmental activists claim to have found a methane leak in the North Sea that was caused by a “blow-out” during drilling operations 30 years ago.
Workers on a number of installations in the northern North Sea have been told to stay alert after a Greenpeace ship was spotted in the area.
US oilfield services giant Halliburton has confirmed it will close its main UK office in Aberdeen.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has been hit with a safety warning after an object fell more than 200ft from a crane on the Piper Bravo platform.
Private equity-backed operator Neptune Energy has announced proposals to cut 400 jobs globally, representing around a fifth of its workforce.
More than 4,500 “heartbreaking” North Sea job losses have already taken place in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak and oil price rout, it is understood.
An oil and gas sector deal could ensure any further BP-scale job losses are “headed off at the pass”, according to a north-east MP.
French energy giant Total has announced the purchase of a majority stake in a giant Scottish wind farm project.