A helicopter that crashed in Norway killing 13 people had to return to base twice in the days before the tragedy after a warning light was triggered.
Plans for a floating windfarm nine miles off the coast of Aberdeenshire could be lodged with Marine Scotland early next year.
A Moray man who was involved in a North Sea helicopter ditching has hit out at his trade union solicitors’ handling of his case.
An Aberdeen-based oil and gas operator has donated more than £20,000 to four children’s charities, thanks to donations from staff.
The pilots of a Super Puma helicopter could do nothing to prevent it from crashing into the North Sea, an inquiry has heard.
An air accidents investigator has told an inquiry that Bond Offshore Helicopters had not followed maintenance records “by the book” in the week leading up to a fatal crash involving one of the firm’s aircraft.
An air accidents investigator has said the reasons why a Super Puma helicopter’s gearbox suffered a “catastrophic” failure may never be known.
An engineering boss has told the inquiry into the 2009 North Sea Super Puma disaster it would be “very tight” to carry out the necessary checks on a helicopter in the 10 minutes claimed in the technical log for the ill-fated aircraft.
The former boss of Bond Offshore Helicopters has insisted the firm was not under pressure to meet its contractual demands prior to a crash which claimed the lives of 16 men.
The families of 16 men killed when a helicopter crashed into the North Sea heard yesterday how the tragedy unfolded – from the only man who saw it happen.
A bid to build an electricity substation to serve the controversial 11-turbine windfarm planned for Aberdeen Bay has been kicked out by councillors.
Residents fighting plans for an electricity substation in their village have made an 11th-hour plea to councillors to reject the scheme.
Fake letters of support for a wind turbine were lodged with Aberdeenshire Council during a second consultation on the controversial project, it has emerged.
An offshore windfarm opposed by US billionaire Donald Trump has attracted more than 400 letters of support.
COUNCILLORS have urged their colleagues to continue lobbying the UK Government to reveal when householders can benefit from a renewable energy scheme.
PLANS to put a wind turbine in an area of Aberdeenshire where more than 100 schemes are either in the system or already built will be discussed by councillors tomorrow.
PROPOSALS to build two wind turbines near a controversial windfarm in Aberdeenshire will go before councillors again next week.
Oil and gas leaders met in Aberdeen yesterday to discuss how to develop renewable energy offshore.
A NEW surveillance system to make it easier to track helicopters over the North Sea has been described as a "huge safety enhancement".
SCIENTISTS from Aberdeen University have discovered a natural and renewable way of producing hydrogen to generate electricity.
FOR most people, Christmas Day consists of opening presents and enjoying a turkey dinner.
PUPILS at an Aberdeen special-needs school have been enjoying lessons in newly refurbished surroundings this term.
A NORTH-EAST cancer charity's appeal to build a new support centre has been given a massive boost after an energy services company pledged £20,000 to the cause.