A SECOND ballot of Unite and GMB union members working for offshore contractors in the North Sea has resulted in a vote of more than two to one in favour of a new pay deal.
Oil & Gas
Centrica has started producing oil from the newly drilled Goosander Crestal well in the UK North Sea, the energy company confirmed yesterday.
SCOTTISH company Dron and Dickson (D&D) said yesterday it had won work worth £55million this year.
Alistair Birnie, former chief executive of Subsea UK, has joined the board of acoustic technology manufacturer PCT as technical director.
Dr George Watkins CBE has joined the board of Xtract Energy as its non-executive chairman.
Aberdeen firm Optima Solutions said yesterday it had doubled its office space after investing £350,000 in its headquarters.
Energy firm Lansdowne Oil and Gas said yesterday it had raised more than £6million for drilling an appraisal well in the Celtic Sea.
STANDBY vessel operator Sartor Offshore Rescue said yesterday it had landed a three-year contract with Ithaca Energy UK worth £8.2million.
Opito, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas skill-development body, is playing host to a fact-finding group of officials from Iraq's energy industry.
ABERDEEN-BASED integrated service company SKN Electrical Services said yesterday it had enjoyed a successful second year of business, increasing turnover by more than 50%.
OFFSHORE Europe 2011 is just around the corner, construction of the temporary show halls at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre is well advanced and, in just a few weeks, Europe's energy capital will host the most powerful upstream offshore oil and gas show outside Houston.
GLOBAL energy service giant Baker Hughes posted a jump in second-quarter revenue yesterday.
ENERGY service giant Schlumberger said yesterday its second-quarter results showed strong growth worldwide.
A four year data collection project for the consortium behind the planned Dogger Bank windfarm has started.
Aker Solutions has signed a £9.3million contract with operator Endeavour Energy UK for work at its East Rochelle field in the central North Sea.
ENGINEERING services firm ClerkMaxwell has mapped out a programme of rapid expansion that will see more than 150 jobs being created in Aberdeen, Teesside and the Middle East.
THERE has been a swing in the weather vane of UK North Sea platform fabrication - and it is starting to show.
Expro, the Aberdeen-based international oil service company, saw losses widen to more than £600million during the year to March, however, the firm did make adjusted operating profits of more than £150million in the same period.
The boss of Aberdeen harbour has predicted the North Sea energy industry will continue to generate significant traffic at the port for many years to come.
YOUNG but growing oil field equipment specialist Titan Torque Services has its sights set on global expansion after proving its mettle in the UK.
CorDEX Instruments has forged a strategic partnership with Aberdeen University, handing over the equivalent of £150,000 to provide explosion-proof technologies for research.
BRAZIL'S semi-state operator, Petrobras, has decided to join the hunt for oil and gas resources offshore Tanzania, starting next month .
LUNDIN has made a significant gas find in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea, thanks to its Skalle-1 exploration well.
SUBSEA 7 has secured contracts worth $520million from Chevron, covering work on the Gorgon gas project, offshore Western Australia.
UK ENERGY minnow Petroceltic has notched up what it says is a significant discovery.