Activists have claimed asbestos-related diseases in the north-east may have been caused by the oil boom of the 1970s.
The UK Government has approved Ithaca Energy's decommissioning plan for the Jacky field in the Moray Firth.
Norwegian energy major Equinor said today that first oil from its £4.5 billion Mariner project in the UK North Sea had been pushed into next year.
Office lettings in Aberdeen nearly doubled in number during the first nine months of 2018, new figures from Savills show.
A Chinese archipelago that served as a pirate’s den in centuries past and was governed by President Xi Jinping in the new millennium is luring the world’s energy giants.
The Trump administration has authorized Hilcorp Energy Co.’s plan to build an artificial gravel island in the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska and use it to extract crude -- marking the first approval of an oil production facility in federal Arctic waters.
The New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, claiming the Texas-based oil giant had misled investors about its readiness to tackle the financial challenges climate change posed to their business.
Funding has been secured to push ahead with two major energy projects in Fife and at Grangemouth.
The Scottish Government has launched a new economic action plan, which includes an £18 million fund for advanced manufacturing and the piloting of two new “productivity clubs” for businesses.
Kevin Stickney, Managing Director of Erda Energy, argues recent building assessment factor updates are an overdue (and incomplete) corrective offering a glimpse of the UK’s electrified future for heating
North-east energy service firm Texo Group has launched a new accommodation division following a raft of appointments.
Aberdeen University researchers have predicted a huge improvement in the UK North Sea’s prospects in a new report.
Aker Solutions took in twice as many orders in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same period last year amid "increasing signs of a market recovery".
Aberdeen-headquartered support ship operator Sentinel Marine is adding to its fleet with the purchase and major refit of a multi-role ship.
Ministers have confirmed they are consulting on their "preferred policy position" of fracking being prohibited in Scotland, more than a year after the First Minister said the controversial practice was being banned "end of story".
The self-proclaimed "Frack Master" Chris Faulkner of Dallas-based Breitling Energy agreed to a plea deal with a 12-year prison sentence for securities fraud, money laundering and tax evasion, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.
And then there was one.
Total SA boss Patrick Pouyanne proved once again that he’ll go where other business leaders fear to tread.
The regions of North and West Africa offer two contrasting stories with regard to energy access and natural resources. The vast majority of North African nations benefit from strong energy infrastructures, with virtually 100% of populations having reliable access to electricity. Meanwhile, West Africa presents a different picture: many nations—including Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Sierra Leone— currently provide reliable electricity to only 50% or less of their population.
Oil prices are down a bit, but are still close to multi-year highs. That should leave the shale industry flush with cash. However, a long list of U.S. shale companies are still struggling to turn a profit.
A Stonehaven firm which has developed advanced tracking technology for marine vessels has entered into multimillion pound partnership to expand its global sales.
Malaysian oil firm Hibiscus Petroleum has completed the acquisition of stakes in two UK North Sea discoveries for £28.5 million.
Serious concern has been raised by islanders in Orkney over plans for a new power line, more than a third higher than the existing lines on the isles.
Highland council has approved an expansion to the electricity substation at Auchteraw, Fort Augustus, but said local councillors have the opportunity to consult communities on traffic, noise and landscape impacts.
Saudi Arabia showcased international deals worth about $50 billion as the kingdom tried to put the best possible gloss on a flagship investment summit shunned by global business leaders after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.