Exxon Mobil Corp., the U.S. energy behemoth, signed deals to move ahead on a proposed multibillion-dollar petrochemical project and a gas import terminal in southern China, contrasting with trade tensions between the two nations that may escalate this week.
North and north-east firms have “patchy” awareness of the growing threat to their businesses from cyber crime, an expert has said.
The world's largest working offshore wind farm opens today off the north west coast of England.
Tuesday, August 14 marked the release of the third annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) survey. The survey is an industry-leading workforce project led by top energy recruitment firm, Airswift, and Energy Jobline, the world’s largest energy job site.
An oil and gas consultancy owned by a north-east entrepreneur secured contracts worth more than £625,000 in the Middle East and India in July and August.
The current compliance landscape is one of rapidly changing regulatory requirements, continuous advances in technologies, and declining consumer trust. Energy companies’ compliance functions are being asked to deliver more in a constrained cost environment, facing increasing regulation and responding to the demands of multiple regulators. Luckily technology changes in the form of Automated Compliance are now able to really help.
The incoming energy price cap will save 11 million households around £75 a year on average under plans to cap rip-off tariffs at £1,136, energy watchdog Ofgem has announced.
A construction worker is fighting for his life in hospital after a serious accident on the site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition Centre (AECC).
Tailwind Energy has agreed to buy the UK business of Houston-headquartered oil and gas firm EOG Resources.
The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) handed an improvement notice to Marathon Oil after a "lifting incident" on the East Brae platform led to an injury.
You have to make your own luck, allegedly, but it really helps when stuff just goes your way. And it really really helps if you can somehow combine favorable vagaries with a little fortune-engineering of your own.
Digital technology pioneered in the Gulf of Mexico will soon be rolled out on BP facilities in the UK North Sea.
Later today, with my colleagues Neil Gordon, Subsea UK Chief Executive and Stuart Payne, Director of HR and Supply Chain at the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), I’ll provide evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee in Westminster on a proposed sector deal.
Creativity is being stifled at large oil companies by the “fixed mind-sets” of employees, industry chiefs said yesterday.
The countdown is officially on to one of the most prestigious events in the north-east’s business calender.
We’ve all heard it a thousand times, ‘our people are our biggest asset’. I don’t buy it. I appreciate I’m perhaps failing to acknowledge the spirit of this statement, but to explain further – I don’t buy the idea that just having ‘good people’ (whatever that means) is enough to drive success. Let’s also have a think about that notion of ‘good people’ – do we mean competent people, entertaining people, nice people, generous people, motivated people or just people who have previously worked for a business that competes with our own…?
Aberdeen-based firm Wood has been showcasing the support it could offer businesses in the far north working in the energy sector.
Sembcorp Marine has completed the £30m acquisition of the intellectual property rights of Sevan Marine.
The overall number of people employed in the North Sea Oil & Gas industry will increase this year according to a new workforce report from industry-body Oil & Gas UK.
A robust approach to integrity and maintenance is key to safely increasing reliability, maintaining production, reducing cost and improving profitability.
Oil fell near $69 a barrel on concern over higher inventories at a key storage hub in the U.S. and as the threat posed by a storm to Gulf of Mexico assets eased.
Talos Energy has struck a deal to buy Whistler Energy II, a company with current production of 1,900 barrels of oil equivalent per day, for £40 million.
An oilfield technology expert has urged the industry to find a “higher productive gear” at an inaugural event in Aberdeen.
Energy giant BP will start installing new technology for preventing unplanned downtime on North Sea rigs next year after giving the tool a run-out in the Gulf of Mexico.
Spirit Energy’s boss said yesterday that the firm’s swoop for stakes in two North Sea licences would make it “more attractive” to potential new joint venture (JV) partners.