Trade body Energy North is to host a match-making event in Aberdeen next week in a move to fill skills and supply chain gaps by facilitating partnerships between businesses in the Highlands and Islands and north east.
Scottish software firm Asset Guardian Solutions (AGSL) has won a contract with BP to support the British major's Clair Ridge project in the North Sea.
Crucial issues affecting the North Sea will be examined at this year's ONS.
Spanish oil and gas company Repsol is weighing up a takeover of Canada's Talisman Energy.
A North Sea gas development that was put on hold last year is back on after operator Total slashed costs to "an acceptable level".
Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has secured a four-year exclusive frame agreement with Dong Energy for the £1.3billion Hejre development in the Danish North Sea.
Downhole isolation firm Meta has helped a North Sea project triple its output.
Dana Petroleum has marked a safety milestone with the launch of its floating production storage offloading vessel for the Western Isles project.
Risk managers DNV GL are to provide third-party competency services for the massive Mariner North Sea project after agreeing a multi-million pound deal.