According to a recent report by Imperial College London, Britain’s windfarms provided more electricity than its nuclear power stations in the first quarter of 2018. This was reported in the news as the first time wind had overtaken nuclear over a three month period.
All future North Sea revenues should be set aside in a wealth fund, according to a new report setting out the economic case for Scottish independence.
Video has now been released of a pod of killer whales hunting in the North Sea.
Bridge Petroleum, owner of the “dormant Brent giant” Galapagos, has been awarded five licenses in the latest North Sea round.
Several oil explorers, including Aberdeen’s Faroe Petroleum, have said they are targeting “multiple new discoveries” following the latest North Sea licensing round.
An Aberdeen MP has written to BP asking for “urgent clarity” on whether North Sea jobs will be lost in its latest round of cuts.
Engineering firm Aquaterra Energy, which has a base in Aberdeen, has appointed a new managing director.
Helicopter operator Bristow has secured a three-year contract extension to transport workers offshore in the Southern North Sea.
The Scottish Government’s draft climate change bill has been branded “hugely disappointing” by campaigners.
The oil and gas industry has been told the supply chain needs greater clarity on when decommissioning work will arrive in order to secure its future.
The head of decommissioning at the Oil and Gas Authority has said operators remain “very uncertain” over their costs for shutting down North Sea assets.
The head of decommissioning at an offshore industry regulator is “worried” some operators lack the appetite to deliver decommissioning.
BP has confirmed it plans to cut around 540 jobs from its global upstream business.
Energy firms including Shell, Orsted and Scottish Power have signed up to a new initiative to increase the number of women in senior and middle management roles in the sector.
Premier Oil has released a video tracking the three-year journey of its Catcher floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO), from approval to eventual production in the North Sea.
Bureau Veritas has launched new guidelines for removal of oil and gas assets.
Investing in green energy sources and focusing on efficiency measures like insulation helped Shetland Islands Council make a “significant reduction” in its carbon emissions over the past financial year.
Bibby Offshore has secured a multimillion pound contract for inspection, maintenance and repair services in the North Sea.
Westhill-based Proserv has announced the opening of a new Centre of Excellence in Great Yarmouth’s Beacon Park.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has brought fresh bribery charges against Unaoil in relation to a £555million contract.
The topsides for Total’s huge Culzean gas field have set off for their destination in the North Sea.
A scrap metal company that supplied 15 miles of old North Sea pipes for the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has called for incentives for the oil and gas industry to increase the amount of reused material from decommissioned assets.
A mechanic who was laid off during the oil downturn is now spending his time “blinging” up cars in Aberdeen.
Scores of redundant electricity pylons are being levelled in the final phase of work in the Far North on a £1.1billion scheme to upgrade the mains power network between Caithness and Moray.
Total has threatened to pull out of its major South Pars deal in Iran if it cannot secure an exemption from US sanctions on the country.