OIL and gas drilling on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) dipped by 9% last year, according to figures out today.
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The founder and former executive chairman at Aberdeen-based oil and gas service firm Abbot Group said yesterday he would not be stepping in to buy the business, now better known as KCA Deutag.
ABERDEEN-BASED mechanical-engineering group EnerMech said yesterday it had invested £20million in a new unit to operate worldwide.
The chief executive of Aberdeen-based oil and gas company Fairfield Energy has resigned.
LEADING industry figures will take to the podium at this year's Subsea 2011 conference in Aberdeen on Wednesday, February 9.
A change in ownership at Aberdeen energy service company RBG has still to be agreed.
Aberdeen-based Cosalt Offshore has named Rod Buchan as its new chief executive.
Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum said yesterday it had found gas with an exploration well off the coast of Mauritania.
A small UK oil and gas company said yesterday it was moving ahead with projects west of Shetland.
HYDRASUN will soon be moving to its brand new, purpose-designed and built headquarters facilities in Europe's Energy Capital.
A study looking at the feasibility of capturing and using waste heat from power stations for warming homes and providing hot water is to be carried out by the UK's Energy Technologies Institute.
DANISH utility group DONG Energy has diluted its holding in the Walney offshore wind farm, by selling 24.8% of the project to a consortium featuring Dutch Ampere Equity Fund and PGGM for £16million.
With the exception of the outbreak of bird flu in 2009, Mexico has not been regularly flagged as a potentially-dangerous working environment.
As I mentioned in December's Law Now column, last month I co-chaired a conference in New Orleans on oil & gas law in the aftermath of the Macondo incident.
The recent publication of the Scotland Bill means the subject of taxation powers available to the Scottish Parliament is once again firmly under the spotlight.
Going into a new year, most of us will be looking forward to the coming 12 months having a brighter outlook than the prior 24.
If you were to ask the average man or woman in the street about UK oil & gas, what do you suppose they'd say?
The Energy Institute, in partnership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers, is preparing to stage a mini-conference for women in the oil & gas industry.
THE offshore industry is keen to encourage young blood through graduate schemes, training programmes and arguably the most successful Modern Apprentice programme in the UK.
It seems that we just don't get it when it comes to energy conservation.
THINK about it, aircraft don't look much like birds. But should they?
Despite all the economic doom and gloom of 12 months ago, and ongoing turmoil in much of Europe, investors may be surprised to find that they have made money in 2010.
NORWEGIAN company Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) and Shell have entered into a joint industry project (JIP) to plan and design the next generation of 3D EM equipment.
Already this winter we have felt the full effects of freezing temperatures and heavy snow.
Statoil has awarded a contract to COSL Drilling Europe for the charter of the semi-submersible COSL Pioneer.