Welcome to the first instalment of our A to Z of Energy - a monthly tour through the broad and diverse world of energy through each letter of the alphabet!
Graduates are part of the life-blood of the energy industry, not least in the subsea sector, be it in renewables or oil and gas.
FALCK Nutec said yesterday it was seeing growing demand for its courses as the energy industry continued to rise to the challenge of installation-emergency training.
LAWYERS who represented the victims of Piper Alpha say oil firms need to do more to prevent a similar disaster striking again.
A US federal judge has ruled that BP was not negligent in the case of a 2009 oil spill and did not violate the terms of its probation from an earlier accident.
NAUTRONIX has conducted a successful trial of its acoustic positioning and communication system, NASNet, for Cairn Energy, offshore Greenland, proving its viability and the associated Nautronix ADS signalling technology capabilities in the Arctic.
GOING into 2012 we are at a complex and challenging crossroads.
WELCOME to 2012 to our Young Energy readers. As it is a new year, we, with the help of Shell, have decided to start a new feature - an A to Z of Energy.
THEY call it a tram but most of you would think of it as a bendi-bus as it has rubber wheels, even though the early prototypes are double-ended.
A NEW initiative to help oil and gas firms make the most of MA engineering and energy students has been launched by Aberdeen University.
College student Fergus Stewart from Falkirk is top of the class after winning a coveted oil and gas industry award from OPITO.
MAERSK Oil has teamed up with Siemens of Germany to develop and build turbines for the Danish company's novel TriGen clean power generation technology, which could be used in association with enhanced oil or gas recovery.
WE REGULARLY report on joint industry projects (JIPs) launched through the North Sea's Industry Technology Facilitator, ITF, but what happens to those technologies once the initial project is completed?
MINTRA Training Portal (MTP) has appointed three new directors to support its growth.
SKILLS specialist Atlas, of Aberdeen, said yesterday it had secured international e-learning contract wins worth a total of more than £3.6million during the past year.
OIL supermajor BP will not pursue any legal action against Cameron International over last year's Deepwater Horizon disaster after the firms agreed that the contractor would pay a £161million settlement.
A UNION leader for offshore workers has welcomed a report into safety and environmental regulation in the UK oil and gas industry.
Mechanical engineering firm EnerMech, of Aberdeen, said yesterday that it expected annual profits to hit £10million this year and rise to £20million in 2012.
COSALT chairman David Ross has warned shareholders that the firm faces imminent collapse if they do not accept his 0.1p-a-share offer for the business by December 20.
FINDING the right career path can be a full-time job in itself these days, especially given the current financial climate.
IT IS often said the oil and gas industry is suffering from an ageing workforce, resulting in a skills shortage.
KATRINA Smith is in the admirable position of being one of Scotland's young, female offshore survival instructors.
Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has rejected calls for part of a power line that passes through some of Scotland's most spectacular landscape to be buried underground.
THE US offshore drilling regulator has issued a further five citations against BP relating to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year.
THERE was a huge amount at stake for the industry - an estimated £50million per year in additional holiday pay entitlement.