Pirates armed with AK-47 rifles have opened fire on an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria.
Spending on global offshore drilling and well services (DWS) will steadily decline over the next four years, according to analysts Westwood Global Energy.
A massive heavy transport vessel has broken a record as the largest ever to dock at the Port of Blyth.
North Sea decommissioning could result in “several thousands of jobs for the Aberdeen area” according to a leading academic.
Oil and Gas UK has issued a call for people wishing to make a presentation for an event marking 30 years since the Piper Alpha tragedy.
Next Geosolutions has launched a new UK division to focus on the operations and maintenance market after taking over RMS Submarine last year.
Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University (RGU) has delivered a pilot leadership development programme in Mexico to help maximise growth from the country’s oil and gas sector.
Energy giant BP has predicted global oil demand could peak by the late 2030s.
Engineering firm Bilfinger SE has announced it plans to pursue former executives for damages worth at least 100 million euros (£88million).
A ground-breaking project to track the “mysterious” migration routes of fish from three of the north-east’s rivers is now underway.
An employee of a BP petrol station has been fired after an alleged racist incident.
New data shows 835 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to scrap yards in 2017, with over 500 broken down by hand on tidal beaches in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.
Non fossil-fuels are set to produce around a quarter of the world’s energy by 2040, if current trends continue according to BP chief executive Bob Dudley.
Aberdeen has signed a pact with the city of Pemba in Mozambique to mutually benefit from emerging oil and gas opportunities in the region.
Premier Oil has announced that production from its North Sea Catcher field has reached over 1 million barrels since first oil was struck.
Oil and gas company Petroceltic International has launched a civil action against an Aberdeenshire man over claims of millions of pounds being defrauded from the business.
A new report, billed as the world’s largest analysis of recruitment trends and employment in the energy sector, says 77% of professionals are positive around automation and digitisation, “overriding concerns about job security”.
Add Energy has more than doubled its Aberdeen and Houston workforce as a result of recent contract wins worth more than £4million.
Norwich-headquartered Aquaterra Energy has opened new offices in Stavanger amid plans to boost operations in Europe.
Helicopter operator Bristow has announced it has secured a five-year contract for offshore crew changes in Guyana.
French energy giant Total has entered into an agreement for a petrochemical processing along the US Gulf coast.
The European Union could cost-effectively double the amount of renewables in its energy mix by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Saturation divers, who sustained brain damage while working on pipeline off the coast of Australia, have engaged a law firm to sue for damages.
Court proceedings are due to begin in Houston where an oil worker is seeking damages of more than $1million for injuries sustained when a rig partially capsized in 2012.
Aberdeen’s Oil and Gas Technology Centre has launched a series of weekly events to help create a “culture of innovation” in north-east Scotland.