Oilfield service firm Reservoir Group, of Aberdeen, yesterday unveiled its fifth acquisition of the year.
A WIND energy firm announced plans yesterday to provide £3.25million over 25 years for educational initiatives in the Highlands if its proposed windfarm near Inverness secures planning permission.
Firms producing innovative technology have got the chance to put their wares in front the bosses at global oil and gas industry firms next month.
Falck Safety Services has become the first company in the Middle East to gain approval to deliver a new global training initiative for the oil and gas industry.
THE petroleum explorers of the future will be given a helping hand to search out the Earth's remaining oil and gas reservoirs, thanks to a new partnership between the industry and Aberdeen University.
THE offshore drilling company responsible for running the Deepwater Horizon rig which exploded in the Gulf of Mexico has been given another warning about its operations in the North Sea.
COMPLIANCY and competency in the oil and gas industry are in conflict, according to research commissioned by the sector's skills and training standards body Opito.
OIL giant BP has outlined its contingency plans for dealing with an environmental disaster as it prepares to start drilling off the coast of Shetland next year.
Business leaders from across the north-east will be gathering on Monday for Robert Gordon University's 2011 entrepreneurship dinner.
AN OIL company is facing a tribunal over claims its workers on an offshore platform lived in overcrowded conditions.
OFFSHORE workers on a North Sea installation may have been exposed to asbestos - despite claims they were told they were safe from the dangerous substance.
HERE is one way that supposedly old-fashioned newsprint beats the Internet. American scientists have discovered a novel bacterial strain, dubbed "TU-103," that can use paper to produce butanol, a biofuel that can serve as a substitute for petrol.
REPRESENTATIVES from Australia's oil and gas industry were in Aberdeen yesterday to learn more about training in the sector.
The final seminar of 2011 for Young Professionals in Oil and Gas is in Aberdeen on Thursday.
OIL and gas platforms could offer a lifeline to the Scottish fishing industry by providing an ideal home for populations of species such as cod and haddock.
DEEPWATER drilling west of Shetland should not be permitted until adequate safeguards are in place to prevent a major oil spill, one of the most famous names in underwater exploration warned yesterday.
A CLEAN-UP operation took place at the weekend after about 1,500 litres of oil leaked into Aberdeen harbour.
TOP priorities for oil and gas technology investment in 2012 were agreed at an international gathering of ITF members in Aberdeen.
ENQUEST has helped set an apparently new safety milestone for the province by recording four years free of lost time incidents (LTI's) in the Thistle field.
AT APPROXIMATELY 9.50pm on the evening of April 20, 2010, while the crew of the Deepwater Horizon rig was finishing work after drilling the Macondo exploratory well, an undetected influx of hydrocarbons (commonly referred to as a "kick") escalated to a blowout.
A HEALTH and Safety Executive (HSE) report on offshore workers' involvement in North Sea safety standards has highlighted an "extensive list" of good practices, according to an oil and gas industry body.
IT'S a well-known fact; leave it out in all weathers and steel will rust. So, the longer a piece of pipe is left out in the wind and rain, the rustier it will get and if it is near the sea, corrosion tends to be faster.
An oil and gas industry project to examine how the UK North Sea could stop or deal with a Macondo-like blowout was described yesterday as the "largest review of oilspill response ever undertaken".
A BOAT with racing car suspension, a giant robotic arm and a vessel resembling a seahorse are among 13 short-listed inventions hoping to solve the problem of getting engineers on to wind turbines at sea.
Senior figures from many of the world's largest oil and gas companies will be in Aberdeen this week to set their priorities for technology development in 2012 to help extract reserves.