Oil has begun flowing through a major pipeline again as experts test repairs to a crack which forced a major shutdown.
A North Sea vessel supplier has decided not to send company Christmas cards this year – but to donate £1,000 to a lifeboat organisation instead.
Ineos have announced that the hairline crack which caused the Forties pipeline leak is currently stable and that they expect to have it repaired by Christmas.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos said today that it was making “steady progress” in its efforts to fix the Forties pipeline.
A trade union official has said North Sea oil companies would face a “battle with their workforce” if they want to start using Super Puma helicopters again.
Canadian operator, CNR International, have issued a statement in response to a new online petition calling for them to be stripped of their operator’s licence.
Shell has launched an investigation after a North Sea platform lifeboat plunged into the sea.
Politicians have hit out at an oil firm over claims residents and businesses are being hit by the closure of a North-east oil pipeline.
Rescuers were called after a fishing boat lost power and became stranded in the North Sea.
The decision to send a group of oil workers ashore after they refused to get into lifeboats on a rig is “outrageous”, a union boss has said.
The Forties Pipeline, which carries 40% of North Sea oil and gas, is to be shut down to repair a crack in the pipe.
A North-east lifeboat was launched after a reported sighting of a man entering the sea.
Offshore helicopter flights are cancelled today as strong winds and snow buffet the North-east.
An oil worker has died after falling from a North Sea rig yesterday.
Production has been shut down on a North Sea platform after Storm Caroline safety fears forced all workers to be removed.
Almost 70 offshore workers have been evacuated from a North Sea platform due to concerns about safety and its structural integrity as Storm Caroline closes in on the UK.
An oil worker has died after falling ill on a North Sea oil platform.
A worker has died and two others have fallen ill on a North Sea oil platform.
Oil firms are increasingly confident the downturn in the sector has peaked, a survey revealed today.
Spending on decommissioning in the UK sector of the North Sea could total £17 billion over the next eight years, an industry expert has said.
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Taqa’s Harding platform in the North Sea is being partially down-manned amid problems with power and water supplies.
A North-east beach could become part of a British tourism project if plans are approved next week.
Coastguard chiefs have called off a search for a kayaker reported to be in trouble off the coast of Aberdeenshire.
Workers have been removed from a North Sea platform after diesel contaminated its water supply.
A leading spokesman for the Scottish seafood industry insists the sector has a bright future despite “doomsday economic reports” about its prospects after Brexit.
A judge has appointed a liquidator for ITCA after a winding up order was received for the Aberdeen-based training provider.
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.
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A new employment survey claims that job prospects for the North Sea could improve next year.