One of the reactors at the Hunterston B power station could remain out of operation for much of the year following the recent discovery of cracks in its core.
The energy industry is aiming to drill out 3.7billion barrels of oil equivalent from high-impact wells in the UK and Norway this year, according to Westwood Global
Contracts with “biscuit factories and timber mills” helped the boss of an
Westerton USA will “tell it like it is” even if it means saying no to clients, the company’s general manager said.
North Sea operator Apache has posted net income of £285million for the first quarter of 2018.
A new body tasked with bringing international investment to the north-east has ambitious plans to attract a digital software company.
A major improvement programme that will deliver ‘the most efficient supply base in the industry’ is well underway with building work expected to be completed by the end of the year.
An Aberdeen oilfield service firm has invested more than £250,000 in its Houston facility to support the manufacturing of a new product.
I remember clearly that when Aberdeen first looked at redeveloping Union Terrace Gardens, Sir Ian Wood – now chairman of the economic development outfit Opportunity North East (ONE) – claimed that it would help turn Aberdeen into “the Houston of the east”.
Scottish GDP grew last year in line with a slight upturn in North Sea revenues.
The North Sea is often viewed as the benchmark for global standards, especially in terms of quality and health and safety.
British retail sales have recorded their biggest quarterly fall in a year as the Beast from the East kept shoppers at home.
Scottish-American oil firm Ziyen has picked up another two leases in the Illinois Basin, taking its total to 13.
Given that OTC will be in full swing in Houston as this is published, and that it is celebrating its 50th anniversary, I thought it would be timely to look back over 50 years of oil and gas in the North Sea with a bit of a legal lens. We are also celebrating at CMS, since our Aberdeen office is 25 years old this year so it’s a good time for reflection.
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is now entering its 50th year. Interestingly, the year of the first conference coincided with the Ekofisk discovery, heralding the start of the northern North Sea as a basin back in 1969.
Aberdeen-based Hydrasun has appointed a new vice-president for international business development.
The First Minister has announced a £54.5million fund to help tackle fuel poverty in Scotland.
Centrica is trialling new technology which could “revolutionise” the way people buy and sell energy.
Shell and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) have announced the start-up of a new petrochemical plant in China.
Aberdeen-based Enpro Subsea has hailed the last 18 months as its “busiest ever”.
Aberdeen-headquartered Xodus Group has unveiled plans to go after the tidal energy market in Japan.
Confidence is returning to the oil industry but the sector is not yet ready to land a knockout blow to the downturn, experts said in Houston yesterday.
The UK’s biggest annual renewable energy event gets under way in Glasgow today.
Aberdeen oil firm Siccar Point Energy has started drilling a final appraisal well on the Cambo field, north-west of Shetland.
The Western Isles could be among the first places in Scotland to have “super turbines” as developer EDF announces plans for 656ft-tall structures on Lewis.