The boss of an oil and gas trade body has welcomed a UK government review into licensing rounds for the sector.
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More than 7,500 jobs have been lost in the UK oil and gas industry since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, MPs have been told.
An industry chief has joined calls for long-term support from the UK Government for the oil and gas sector.
Representatives from the oil and gas sector are to give evidence to MPs next week over issues including the impact of Covid-19.
The north-east will benefit from a multi-million-pound Scottish Government support package to help the oil and gas industry recover after the Covid-19 pandemic.
First Minister admits ‘long way to go’ before home testing for North Sea offshore workers will pass muster
Nicola Sturgeon has admitted there is "a long way to go" before the standard of home testing for offshore workers meets expectations.
Around 200 North Sea workers have been evacuated with suspected Covid-19 symptoms over the last six weeks as the sector has attempted to manage the spread of the virus.
Scotland's energy minister will chair regular meetings of a leadership taskforce in a bid to help the North Sea oil sector survive the plunge in prices caused by Covid-19.
A number of prominent north-east politicians have called for the UK Government to fast-track a long awaited oil and gas sector deal following a new report by representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) that claimed the industry could see tens of thousands of job losses due to Covid-19.
Up to 30,000 jobs could be lost in the oil and gas sector as companies deal with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the industry has warned.
North-east MSP Lewis Macdonald has written to Oil and Gas UK in a call to protect oil industry jobs through Covid-19.
An offshore trade body has rolled out a new piece of gear to protect workers from coronavirus.
The Deepwater Horizon disaster forced the UK North Sea to “sharpen up its act”, reminding the sector of the “consequences of getting things wrong”, according to industry leaders.
Oil and gas workers in the North Sea will not be priority tested for coronavirus, despite a growing number of cases offshore.
A leading offshore body has set out its response to climate change.
The oil and gas sector needs to “avoid annihilation” in the climate change debate and stop apologising for its products, an industry veteran said yesterday.
The 2009 Super Puma tragedy that left 16 men dead has led to a “renewed vigour” in aviation safety, a health and safety boss claimed today.
Representatives of the oil industry have paid tribute to the 16 people who died in the Super Puma helicopter disaster 10 years ago.
The North Sea will need investment of £200 billion in order to add another generation to its production life, according to a flagship report published today.
Nearly 300 tonnes of oil and chemicals accidentally spilled into the North Sea in 2017, according to a new environmental report.
The SNP has called on the UK Government to ensure freedom of movement post-Brexit following a warning it could lead to the shutdown of North Sea platforms.
Scotland’s energy minister has said the industry owes it to the families of Piper Alpha victims to make the North Sea the safest place in the world for oil and gas operations.
Customs charges due to Brexit could cost the offshore industry £145 million this summer and £120 million every year thereafter, north-east firms have been warned.
An oil and gas company has secured contracts worth up to £10 million for drilling operations in the North Sea.
North Sea oil companies will commit to developing between 12 and 16 new fields in 2018, more than in the last three years put together, a new report said.
The resurgent North Sea oil and gas industry is poised to pay more than £1billion in tax this year – and the SNP has called for the cash to be reinvested in the sector.
Aberdeen will feel the effects of the oil sector downturn for years to come, with another 5,500 energy sector jobs expected to be lost by 2027, a new report says.
Further job losses in the North Sea are inevitable as the “challenging times“ for the oil and gas industry continue, MSPs have been warned.
THE new chief of Oil and Gas UK today said there would be "no winners" if offshore workers went on strike.