Subsea construction firm Ocean Installer (OI) has taken on a former Seadrill boss as its new chief finance officer.
Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum named yesterday a new managing director for its Norwegian activities.
The talent and success of the north east's subsea industry were celebrated at Subsea UK's seventh annual business awards last night.
Aberdeen-based oilfield service firm Glacier Energy Services has appointed two new managing directors to lead a change in the structure of its business.
A north-east oil worker has spoken for the first time of his terrifying ordeal after being kidnapped by terrorists in Nigeria.
When Bob Rooney put together a business plan for his employer, he could not have known that it would lead to his dismissal.
"It's an exciting time. With growing emphasis on subsea-based production . . . currently around 40% (in the North Sea) but predicted to reach 70%, the message we're receiving from subsea firms is that their order books are looking very good for the next couple of years."
WE LIVE in strange, even desperate times and yet the energy industry is prospering. Anecdotally, while it remains next to impossible to borrow sensibly from banks although they would deny this, the healthy energy sector has other ways of financing its ambitions, notably via private equity.
NEXT month, Rod Buchan will have completed a year as CEO of Cosalt Offshore.
Had it not been for Ian Sharp's passion for diving, he could have opted for a life in the classroom.
HE DARED to question, to challenge the system and he got away with it; something that is probably rather rare in the annals of North Sea history.
IT WAS in April 1990 that Graeme Coutts walked into Expro Group in Aberdeen "to do a favour in between jobs" for the base manager at that time, Glyn Williams, who today heads private equity firm Epi-v
The global expansion strategy of oil and gas service company qedi led to the recent appointment of Sally Hayles as business-development director.
WTR's Willie Rennie is local to the north-east of Scotland, went to Aberdeen Business School and has logged more than 21 years in the oil & gas industry.