Offshore helicopter flights are cancelled today as strong winds and snow buffet the North-east.
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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.
A new £15million research and development scheme is being launched today to encourage collaboration between firms in Scotland and Japan in tackling the subsea oil and gas industry’s most complex technological challenges.
Dundee City Council leader John Alexander says decommissioning could have the effect on the city that oil and gas has had on Aberdeen.
Oil firms are increasingly confident the downturn in the sector has peaked, a survey revealed today.
North Sea oil firms are increasingly confident the downturn in the sector has peaked, with a new survey showing three out of five companies believe the industry has already reached the bottom of its current cycle.
A judge has appointed a liquidator for ITCA after a winding up order was received for the Aberdeen-based training provider.
Confidence is building in the North Sea oil and gas industry, a new report has said, despite concerns a no-deal Brexit could double trade costs for the sector.
A £36 million project is to develop robots to work in hazardous offshore environments.
An oil and gas recruiter has been jailed for 18 months in America after raiding and stealing a million CVs from a competitor’s database.
Energy giant Ineos has completed its acquisition of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) in the North Sea from BP.
Almost 60% of oil and gas employers expect to recruit "significantly" in the next year, according to a survey.
A new employment survey claims that job prospects for the North Sea could improve next year.
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.
Greens have unanimously backed a call for the Scottish Government to make its ban on fracking "legally watertight".
The value of goods exported by Scotland has risen by more than 20% driven by growth in oil and gas exports, new figures show.
Aberdeen is unlikely to see another oil boom in the future.
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.
Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse is expected to make an announcement on the future of fracking in Scotland later 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.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has hailed a new facility in Aberdeen as a key element in the quest to “unlock” the North Sea’s remaining reserves.
The First Minister was to open Aberdeen’s Innovation Hub today.
The UK Government will provide a further £5million to boost oil and gas exploration in the North Sea, the chancellor said today.
The UK’s oil industry could be entering its final decade of production, a new study has claimed.
A North Sea operator has been reprimanded by watchdogs over the set-up of two offshore platforms.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of believing the oil and gas downturn is “already over”.
The value of Scottish North Sea oil and gas has risen driven by an increase in production and prices, according to new figures.
There are “tentative signs” investor confidence is starting to return to the oil and gas sector, according to a new report.