Premier Oil has welcomed a major milestone after the Tolmount platform was successfully installed in the early hours of this morning.
French oil and gas giant Total has confirmed it has limited the air travel of its employees to an "absolute minimum" as the threat level from coronavirus continues to rise.
Workforce safety organisation Step Change in Safety (SCiS) has announced two North Sea appointments to its top team.
There is "still a lag" between awarding licences and "tangible drilling" in the North Sea, an energy research group warned in a report today.
There is no simple panacea for solving rock bottom levels of exploration in the North Sea, according to industry veteran Phil Kirk.