An Aberdeen Olympian with a rare learning disability, who lost his job amid the oil downturn, has issued a “desperate” plea to find work.
Oil giant Shell said it would consider changing North Sea shift patterns as part of a wider review aimed at making its offshore operations “sustainable and competitive”.
We’ve taken a look back through our archives and dug up these images of how the oil industry in the North-east has changed through the decades.
An Aberdeen woman who was made redundant from oil and gas recruitment has set about turning her hobby into a lucrative business.
Aberdeen has slipped down the rankings of the best UK cities in which to live and work as a result of the downturn in oil and gas, according to a new report.
Financial troubles due to the oil industry downturn are among the reasons an increasing number of North-east children are seeking help for anxiety.
A mum is organising a swap event for families hit by the oil downturn in the run-up to winter and Christmas.
SNP energy spokesman Callum McCaig has written to the chancellor amid fears the UK Government is “quietly ignoring” the plight of the North Sea oil and gas sector.
The oil industry downturn has resulted in an increase in the number of people applying to become police officers, a top cop has claimed.
An investigation has been launched after the death of a man working on a ship being operated by Technip in the Cromarty Firth.
I firmly believe that Aberdeen and the North-east has a very bright future - and I remain absolutely committed to taking the action required to make the region fairer and more prosperous.
A downturn in oil has seen designs and ideas diversify in the North-east, an expert said today.
The pace of drilling in the North Sea, the centre of UK oil production for the past 40 years, has sunk to a record as crashing energy prices force explorers to abandon costly projects.
BP has today informed staff members of plans to slash its North Sea headcount by 20% amid “toughening market conditions”.
Aberdeen MSP Dennis Robertson has apologised for comments he made which claimed there was “no crisis” in the North Sea oil and gas industry.
A NORTH-EAST MSP has today told Holyrood there is “no crisis” in the oil and gas industry.
BUSINESS activity in the private sector dropped due to the downturn in the oil and gas industry, according to a new report. The Scottish economy contracted in November according to the Bank of Scotland’s monthly purchasing managers index (PMI). It comes after there was modest growth in October. For more on this story visit Energy Voice.
THE Granite City has shown “remarkable resilience” in the face of the oil downturn, finance experts said today. However, a report by EY – connected to Ernst and Young – warned the “real consequences have yet to hit”. For more on this story visit Energy Voice.
A UNION has urged offshore caterers to agree to a new pay offer - but if it is rejected workers will "immediately begin preparing for strike action".
A MAN is being airlifted from a North Sea oil rig after falling ill. Aberdeen Coastguard dispatched the Bond 1 helicopter to the Safe Bristolia platform at 12.35pm today. The condition of the man is not thought to be life threatening, but he is to be taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a precaution.
Offshore members of the Unite union have been warned they are playing a dangerous game if they vote for strike action over pay and conditions.
A UNION boss today called on the UK Government to help the oil industry after more job losses were announced.