Smaller oilfield services firms in Aberdeen could miss out on work in Iran due to newly-imposed US sanctions, an analyst said yesterday.
The UK is now “on the road” with decommissioning, and as such costs are slowly but surely becoming more certain, according to the new chief executive of Decom North Sea.
Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse avoided a bumpy ride yesterday when he cast off in a new air-cushioned offshore wind vessel.
UK energy major BP said its “strong operating performance” had helped it lift pre-tax profits by more than 80% in the third quarter of 2018.
A global consulting firm has created a “roadmap” for North Sea decommissioning, as operators become “seriously concerned” over its costs.
EnerMech Group has revealed that the firm has been acquired from Lime Rock Partners by private equity firm Carlyle Group.
EnerMech’s boss has denied that the Aberdeen-headquartered energy service company has been sold to US private equity investor Carlyle Group.
The north-east is to be used as a testing ground in a pioneering project to prove if hydrogen could be deployed at scale to eliminate emissions from the UK’s energy system.
Offshore contractors for a major energy company have expressed their anger at severe pay cuts proposed amid plans to change rotas.
Offshore contractors working for Wood on Shell platforms have expressed “disgust” at severe pay cuts proposed amid the operator’s plans to change rotas.
Prince Charles highlighted the depth of his interest in Aberdeen’s oil industry yesterday during a visit to a new £20 million centre for testing subsea technologies.
The GMB trade union has opened a strike action ballot for its members working in the UK North Sea.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has agreed to buy into one of the UK North Sea’s largest undeveloped oil fields.
US oil firm Apache Corporation has become the latest company to scrap unpopular, three-week rotas in the UK North Sea.
Unite workers on three North Sea platforms have accepted a pay deal, bringing an end to a protracted strike dispute.
French oil major Total said today that its Glendronach prospect could contain one trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas.
North Sea workers will vote on strike action after rejecting a revised pay offer earlier this year.
A new mammoth offshore wind project has applied for Marine Scotland consent off the east coast of Scotland.
An Aberdeenshire MP has said a public inquiry into offshore helicopter travel is “not necessary” amid union concerns over safety.
Oil giant Shell said today that it will ditch three week offshore rotas on its central North Sea platforms next year.
Further talks will be held today which will determine whether a programme of strike action will go ahead in the North Sea.
A “hard Brexit” could lead to the shutdown of North Sea oil and gas platforms, Oil and Gas UK has warned.
BP has released video footage of the process of dismantling its Miller platform in the North Sea.
Talks with mediator service ACAS are due to get underway to end strike action on three North Sea platforms.
Inspectors have condemned a “significant failing” by Apache to meet health and safety standards in the use of trainees offshore.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) yesterday made public a prohibition notice served to Shetland-based company Ocean Kinetics for a safety breach while working at Aberdeen Harbour.
Workers union Unite has confirmed today that it will suspend planned industrial action on three North Sea rigs operated by French oil giant Total.
Employment in the North Sea industry will increase this year, according to new findings from Oil and Gas UK (OGUK), as the worst period of job losses is “behind us”.
The contractor behind the harbour expansion at Nigg Bay has confirmed drilling and blasting work has started on the £350million project.
The Unite and GMB unions have called off strike action on Equinor’s Mariner platform after accepting a new pay offer.