Offshore workers were banned from drinking the tap water on their platform after it was found to be contaminated with diesel – but were told to keep showering in it.
Energy giant Ineos has completed its acquisition of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) in the North Sea from BP.
These pictures from our archives showcase the pioneering work that has taken place on marine research across the North-east.
A new employment survey claims that job prospects for the North Sea could improve next year.
The Scottish Parliament is to hear about issues over confidence in controversial Super Puma helicopters – branded by one union chief as a “flying coffin”.
Union boss says North Sea workers prepared to strike if ‘flying coffin’ Super Puma returned to service
The Scottish head of Unite said thousands of North Sea workers would be urged to strike if the controversial Super Puma returned to service.
Dozens of North Sea jobs were facing the axe today after a major firm announced plans to shake up its North-east operations.
A report into a North Sea oil spill has been sent to prosecutors for consideration.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil said today that it is carrying out an investigation into a fire on a North Sea platforms.
A firm staffed by elite SAS, special forces and intelligence service veterans is believed to have been enlisted to look at security for a controversial Aberdeenshire windfarm site.
Offshore workers were exposed to the risk of fire and explosion after blunder led to a gas leak on a southern North Sea installation.
Aberdeen is unlikely to see another oil boom in the future.
The struggling North Sea has been given a long awaited “signal of confidence” needed to bring back investment following the oil and gas downturn.
Helicopter manufacturer Airbus is “actively considering” the possibility of putting CEO Guillaume Faury in a offshore H225 work flight situation in response to an online petition.
More than 500 people have joined a call for the chief executive of a helicopter firm to take a flight in a controversial H225 chopper, in the same conditions as the offshore workforce.
Statoil this morning confirmed a UK North Sea discovery.
A North-east deck machinery firm is back in the black after what has been a challenging two years for the oil and gas industry.
Wood Group’s £2.2 billion takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler has been completed after the latter agreed to offload the majority of its North Sea operations.
Donald Trump boasts of making great deals, but a financial records filed in the UK show he has lost millions of dollars for three years running on a couple of his more recent big investments, his Scottish golf resorts.
The chief executive of Airbus Helicopters underlined his faith in the H225 Super Puma by taking a flight in one of the aircraft today.
Safety checks have been ordered on certain models of North Sea helicopters after a loose bolt was found which could lead to the in-flight loss of control of the aircraft.
Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened the new Oil & Gas Technology Centre’s Innovation Hub hailing its “fantastic progress” to date.
The UK Government will provide a further £5million to boost oil and gas exploration in the North Sea, the chancellor said today.
Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged the "broad shoulders" of the UK would continue to support Scotland as he announced £5 million funding for oil and gas exploration.
Volunteers who help save dolphins and whales stranded on the country’s beaches descended on Aberdeen for the first mass training event held in Scotland for more than five years.
Aberdeenshire coastguards were called to a major search last night after a distress flare was fired in what is believed to be a malicious act.
A helicopter operator has said that an external seal on a window came loose during a flight to a North Sea platform.
The UK’s oil industry could be entering its final decade of production, a new study has claimed.
A debate on safety in the North Sea has been requested ahead of the return of a controversial offshore helicopter.
The UK's oil industry could be entering its final decade of production, according to new research.