Clean energy is coming to Canada’s oil patch.
Azeri state oil firm Socar's will close its North American division's Calgary office and move all commercial and support functions to Houston, a news report said.
A half-finished oil sands power plant in Canada that was abandoned by energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has been snapped up by a new buyer.
ConocoPhillips Canada is laying off up to 300 employees in Canada this week.
Energy regulators have recommended the approval of Kinder Morgan's $5.4billion Trans Mountain oil sands pipeline with the final decision now resting largely with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Repsol said it plans to reduce its headcount from its Calgary workforce by up to 15% as its looks to streamline costs.
Canada's Husky Energy posted a smaller quarterly loss from a year ago, when it had incurred an impairment charge.
Canada's Encana reported a net loss of $612million - its fourth straight quarterly loss - as it said it would cut jobs by 20%, reduce its annual spending forecast and lowered shareholders' dividend as it absorbed the impact of plummeting oil and gas prices.
Scottish oil and gas expertise is as highly regarded around the world as people in this country like to believe, according to new research findings. More than 260 senior industry leaders from around the world took part in the Scottish Development International (SDI) survey, which highlights the influential role of Scots in key energy centres such as Houston, Calgary and Perth. Nearly four-fifths (78%) highlighted Scotland's important role in the global industry, with almost as many (74%) recognising it as one of the world’s best training grounds for the sector. Nearly three-quarters (71%) said Scottish employees were among the most experienced and dependable.