A pay row has been sparked between Bilfinger Salamis and dozens of independent contractors it hires on Taqa assets over IR35 tax changes.
Aberdeen-headquartered Wood has been appointed as “owner’s engineer” on Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm.
Ithaca Energy sank to losses of £400million in 2020 but the firm is eyeing extra barrels from a pair of North Sea prospects.
SSE plans to sell its 33% stake in local gas network company Scotland Gas Networks Plc as part of its plan to focus on renewable generation.
Exxon Mobil Corp. expects first-quarter earnings to be reduced by as much as $800 million due to the deep freeze that plunged Texas into darkness last month.
KCA Deutag is facing better prospects after slashing its debt and “battening down the hatches” in during a tumultuous 2020, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas drilling giant’s chief finance officer said yesterday.
The “psychological ceiling” of $200,000 day rates for offshore drillships will be broken “more routinely” now that the market has reached pre-Covid levels.
Energy recruitment firm Brunel has launched a degree for oil and gas workers to retrain for work in hydrogen.
Industry leaders reflected on a year spent “facing a common enemy” during the closing session of the Oil and Gas UK HSE conference.
A virtual remembrance service next week will mark 12 years since the fatal super puma helicopter crash off Peterhead in 2009.
A fire on board and other equipment failures cut production at the Premier Oil Catcher FPSO by nearly a quarter last year.
Eni and the University of Strathclyde are joining forces to help Scottish oil workers transition into renewables.
Alpha Petroleum has handed in decommissioning plans for its Wenlock platform in the North Sea.
Ineos Energy has announced a deal to sell its oil and gas assets in Norway for $615million.
Scottish firm Sulmara Subsea has appointed its first chief commercial officer (CCO) as it continues its growth drive.
The number of jobs in the UK offshore wind industry will swell by more than 43,000 within the next five years, according to a new report.
Scotland has given a ten-fold increase to maximum bids for its offshore wind auction, ScotWind, after Big Oil flexed its financial muscles last month.
Plans for a new Global Underwater Hub for subsea engineering, led from Aberdeen, has been allocated £6.5million of Scottish Government funding.
Industry leaders have warned that the pace of vaccine rollout in the North Sea could be moving too slowly to deal with a rising maintenance backlog, as a crucial shutdown period approaches.
The Prosafe vessel Safe Caledonia is heading back to work for a Total contract, after more than a year being laid up in waters off Orkney.
Bilfinger Salamis has landed a multi-million pound inspection deal with Altera Infrastructure.
Amazon Prime has hired a pair of Aberdeen oil companies to help supply the set of its new TV series “The Rig”.
The upheaval of 2020 accelerated a number of trends that were already in motion, some slower in motion than others: flexible working, digital communication and employee wellbeing to name but a few.
BP has taken a $2.79bn (£2billion) impairment on the value of its oil and gas assets in the UK North Sea.
BP CEO Bernard Looney was awarded a total pay package of £1.7million in 2020.