European Union energy chief Gunther Oettinger said yesterday the North Sea oil and gas industry was the inspiration behind a move by Brussels to improve safety rules offshore.
Former chancellor Alistair Darling will warn business leaders about the risks of independence to the North Sea energy sector at an annual dinner in Aberdeen tonight.
THE EUROPEAN chapter of oil and gas industry body the Intervention and Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) has appointed a new chairman and vice-chairman.
THE Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands Branch of the Energy Institute held its annual dinner at the Marcliffe Hotel, in Aberdeen.
THE former chief executive of BP who stepped down after last year's Deepwater Horizon rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico was in Aberdeen last night.
The former BP chief executive who stepped down in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will be in Aberdeen next month.
MEMBERS of the North Sea chapter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) gathered to celebrate the success of contenders, runners-up and winners at their annual dinner and safety-awards ceremony in Aberdeen.
THE Marcliffe Hotel was the venue for this year's Energy Institute annual dinner, which took place last Thursday, February 25.
Leading Scottish entrepreneur Sir Ian Wood will receive an international award this week in his home city of Aberdeen.
The contribution by the oil and gas industry to Scotland's economy was recognised at an awards event in Edinburgh last night.
THE Aberdeen branch of the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) enjoyed a bumper annual dinner, with 260 guests gathering in the city's Marcliffe Hotel.
SAFETY offshore 20 years after the Piper Alpha disaster in the North Sea in which 167 people died was the keynote theme at the seventh annual dinner of the North of Scotland branch of the Safety and Reliability Society (Sars).