Oil companies yesterday defended their plans for how they would respond to a oil spill in the Arctic in the face of accusations they were just "guesswork".
Global plant, lifting and tool-rental specialist ATR Group has revealed it is investing about £2million in new equipment to meet rising demand in the UK North Sea, Caspian and beyond.
Award-winning Aberdeen energy service firm Brinker Technology is facing liquidation after a deal to buy it fell through at the 11th hour.
Oil firms should not be sending workers to places as dangerous as Nigeria, a north-east union official said last night.
Organisations in the north and north-east are starting to dip into a major leadership talent pool - largely untapped in the past - with the support of a new course offered by academic and industry experts at Aberdeen Business School.
The new Aset international oil and gas training academy, now housed in Aberdeen College's Altens Centre, had its official opening yesterday.
A new educational support scheme for mechanical engineering students - Engineering Insight - has been launched.
The first tranche of students into a new industrial doctorate centre focusing on offshore renewable energy engineering started in January.
Students from Torry Academy won top prize for a project looking into biomass at the Go4SET Aberdeen Celebration and Assessment Day (CAD).
Aker Solutions is thought to be the first company in the UK to have gained an accreditation for its graduate programme for construction engineers following a pilot by the ECITB.
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Researchers at Imperial College London have embarked on an ambitious three-year project that aims to deliver a step change in seismic imaging and understanding of hydrocarbon reservoir targets.
The UK Government fears that EU plans to shake up offshore safety rules will increase the risk of a major North Sea "disaster".
BP could tap into an £8billion fund to settle claims filed by a group of fishermen and businesses affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The UK oil giant is due to go on trial in the US with two contractors on Monday to find who was responsible for the huge spill in April 2010, but it could agree compensation before the case starts.
When Bob Rooney put together a business plan for his employer, he could not have known that it would lead to his dismissal.
BP and Anadarko Petroleum have been exposed to billions of dollars in potential fines after the judge who will oversee the Deepwater Horizon court case ruled they were liable for civil damages under federal pollution laws.
With entrepreneurship and innovation increasingly recognised by governments as the foundation of a competitive national economy and SMEs accounting for 58.8% of private-sector employment and 48.8% of private-sector turnover (Department for Business Innovation & Skills, October 2011), the Scottish Institute for Enterprise's (SIE) has engaged universities from across the country in its New Ideas Competition to host a Dragons Den-style competition.
Global oilfield production-chemical company Champion Technologies is to launch a new training academy to address the skills shortage in the energy industry.
An inspection report on the safety of a pipeline at the centre of the UK's biggest oil leak in a decade was overdue by three years, officials revealed.
Marine safety specialist Survival Craft Inspectorate (SCI) said yesterday it was to open two offices in North America as part of plans to target the cruise-ship market.
A job for life was once a saying that was heard often. Today, though, it is becoming less so, partly because employees seek out new challenges and, as a result, move from company to company.
Global marine technology company Kongsberg Maritime announced plans yesterday to expand its workforce when it relocates to larger premises in the north-east.
The Netherlands shares the UK's concerns about EU plans to shake up safety regulations in the oil and gas industry.
Aberdeen company Axis Well Technology said yesterday it had opened a new office at nearby Westhill to accommodate its growth.