A Scottish oil worker has been shot dead in a bungled carjacking in Brazil.
A survivor of the Shetland Super Puma crash has described the terrifying moments when the helicopter fell into the North Sea.
Aberdeen's new £3million Maggie's cancer centre - which was backed by oil and gas firms from across the North East of Scotland - has been officially opened by the Duchess of Rothesay and Queen Sonja of Norway.
An Aberdeen-based energy giant has donated £350,000 to worthy causes including local charities in the north-east of Scotland to a school and hospital project in the Ivory Coast.
Experts are harnessing 3D scanning technology developed for big budget blockbusters to chart the changing shape of the offshore workforce.
The project was launched just days after the Press and Journal revealed that some oil companies were asking employees to diet to free up more space on helicopters.
Experts from around the world are gathering in Norway today to consider how the unique medical skills pioneered in Aberdeen for the oil and gas platforms of the North Sea can be transferred to ever more hostile environments.
Deliberately setting fire to the gas leaking from Total's Elgin platform will be among the options under consideration, according to one expert working for the best-known name in the business.
Three-dimensional images of the Earth's crust and scholarships for future oil and gas workers are just two of the benefits to emerge from a new partnership between Aberdeen University and one of the world's biggest energy firms.
A Conservative government would fix the tax regime for the UK oil and gas industry for the lifetime of the remaining reserves in the North Sea.
SAFETY and training will not be compromised, however severely the recession hits the North Sea oil and gas sector.
Organisers of a career fair aimed at addressing the skills shortage in the oil industry say they have received an overwhelming response from schools and businesses.