A recent graduate has been recognised with a major honour from Aberdeen University, after balancing her full-time studies with supporting an oil and gas company’s finance team and caring for her young son.
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Life on a north sea platform during the coronavirus pandemic has been captured by an oil and gas business.
An industry chief has joined calls for long-term support from the UK Government for the oil and gas sector.
An Aberdeen MP has called on the UK Chancellor to put an oil and gas sector deal at the forefront of his economic statement when it is announced today.
Council leaders are due to meet a senior government minister today in a bid to attract investment for energy transition in the city.
Up to 60 jobs in Aberdeen are under threat after an oilfield equipment firm launched a redundancy consultation with staff.
The Brent Alpha platform has become the third installation to be removed from Shell’s famous North Sea field.
Coronavirus quarantine rules are "causing chaos" for hundreds of oil and gas workers across the UK, an Aberdeen union boss has said.
Scotland's Economy Secretary said she hopes the announcement of a new £62 million energy transition fund will "give confidence" to those working on the Aberdeen Harbour expansion project.
‘Crisis’ sees Nicola Sturgeon unveil £62 million energy transition fund to support North Sea jobs and businesses
Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £62 million energy transition fund to support jobs in the oil and gas sector.
‘Such a mess’: Oil and gas industry divided by ‘ridiculous’ UK Government coronavirus quarantine rule
North-east oil and gas workers have hit out at "ridiculous" Covid-19 quarantine rules that have made a section of the industry "second-class citizens".
An oil and gas sector deal could ensure any further BP-scale job losses are “headed off at the pass”, according to a north-east MP.
Furloughed and redundant oil and gas workers are being offered free access to a skills portal.
A north-east MSP is calling for increased support for the oil and gas sector amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
There is a “strong case” for extending the UK Government’s furlough scheme beyond October for Scotland’s key tourism and hospitality sector and oil and gas industry, Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop said.
The UK Government’s furlough scheme is unlikely to “stem the tide” of oil industry job losses as employers are told to start contributing to wages in the coming months, lawyers and politicians said.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has slammed “poor behaviour” in the North Sea supply chain, with firms facing demands to cut rates as much as 40% “overnight”.
Oil and gas workers will be exempted from quarantine measures requiring travellers to isolate for 14 days after arriving in the UK.
‘Completely unacceptable’: Jeane Freeman not planning on sending coronavirus home testing kits offshore
A plea for more coronvirus test for oil workers has been made after Health Secretary Jeane Freeman said there were no plans to send home kits to oil rigs.
BP put workers “in harm’s way” during a fire on the ETAP installation, being left without water pumps to extinguish it, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
Aberdeen oil and gas firms are being invited to an online meeting to help with their concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Around 70 north-east jobs are under threat after a major oil and gas firm announced they were consulting with staff about redundancies.
A pair of oil rigs lying idle in Invergordon sank Awilco Drilling to losses of £7.5million in the first quarter of 2020.
Offshore workers have said they’ve been “dumped” by a major recruitment firm after it decided not to offer the UK furlough scheme due to holiday pay concerns.
Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC is understood to be following up hundreds of job losses across its sites in Norway with scores of UK redundancies.
The UK’s oil regulator has unveiled plans to force North Sea operators to meet the government’s 2050 net zero goals.
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.
An Aberdeen oil firm has launched a new software platform designed to help subsea companies win more business.