BP chief executive Bernard Looney today described the firm’s hydrocarbons division as the “engine room” of the business.
Rig contractor Awilco Drilling has warned it will initiate a "wide range of cost saving measures".
An Aberdeen-based subsea engineering and decommissioning services provider is believed to have laid off around a quarter of its workforce.
An Aberdeen-based energy services group has won a multi-million pound contract to deliver duty holder services for two North Sea assets.
Industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) said today it is seeing “very worrying signs” for employment in the North Sea sector.
A chemicals manufacturer is aiming to recruit 10 people in Aberdeen following a management buy-in backed by private equity.
Shell has announced plans to begin testing North Sea workers for Covid-19 before they head offshore.
The coronavirus crisis had a devastating effect on oil-company revenues, but it’s posed a tough human-resources problem too: how to keep workers safe on cramped rigs at sea where social-distancing is impossible.
A restructuring specialist has warned more North Sea oilfield service firms are “operating in crisis mode” and that he expects to see higher levels of insolvencies next year.
More than 20 North Sea oil industry big hitters are rallying behind a new collective deal for workers ahead of a critical deadline this week.
Bilfinger Salamis was having a “particularly strong year” before Covid-19 struck the oil and gas industry, new accounts have revealed.
Trade union chiefs said yesterday that offshore workers have “a lot of concern” about North Sea firms’ ability to keep a lid on Covid-19 while increasing crew numbers on platforms.
Canada’s Suncor Energy Inc. is exploring the sale of a handful of oil and gas fields in the North Sea, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
The UK’s workplace safety watchdog has accused two offshore energy sector firms of putting crew at “serious risk” of catching Covid-19.
Increasing manning levels offshore is the "only way" the North Sea sector will be able to clear its growing maintenance backlog, according to oil and gas safety chiefs.
Shell and Unite have clashed over the number of job cuts, and purported safety concerns, at the St Fergus Gas Terminal and Mossmorran plant.
North-east oil and gas boss Peter Stuart has been appointed chairman of Montrose Port Authority.
Norway’s offshore health and safety watchdog has launched an investigation after a “serious” incident on board a mobile drilling facility.
Extinction Rebellion activists have dumped “mounds of manure” outside the BP offices in Aberdeen as part of a climate protest.
A new £3.5m offshore innovation programme has been launched today, primarily targeting supply chain companies located in the North of Tyne area with opportunities to fund and support technology innovation in the offshore wind and subsea sectors.
Decommissioning takes on a new global dimension as OGUK launches its first ever virtual conference to provide delegates with a dynamic, international and interactive online experience.
The “bravery” of both pilots in the moments after the crash was highlighted in the court ruling.
The family of a north-east woman who died in the Sumburgh helicopter tragedy say they have received “no closure” from the results of the fatal accident inquiry.
A union boss said yesterday that the difficulty of balancing platform maintenance backlogs against the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks was putting North Sea workers in a “dangerous situation”.
Pilot error led to a fatal helicopter crash off Shetland, the north’s most senior sheriff has ruled.