The crew of a Norwegian ship stationed in the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon are being quarantined after a Covid-19 cluster broke out on board.
Work is underway to move the EnQuest Producer FPSO to the Cromarty Firth.
Offshore drilling firms should re-think the “primitive” day-rate business model in order to survive the current industry crisis, according to new analysis from Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
An RNLI crew was called out to rescue two people who became “stranded” on the anchor chain of a Cromarty Firth oil rig on Friday evening.
Ambitious plans to turn the Cromarty Firth into a free port that could secure work and jobs for the next 50 years have been revealed.
A Cromarty Firth boss has replied to rising oil rig noise complaints, saying residents “have chosen to live on the shores of a busy, industrial port”.
A set of huge turbine jackets have arrived for construction of Moray East, one of Scotland’s largest offshore windfarms.
There has long been an easy way to monitor the health of the offshore oil industry. If the Cromarty Firth is hosting no drilling rigs, or only a few, then it’s in good shape.
Complaints of the “blight” of oil rigs in the Cromarty Firth spiked over the last month as the industry downturn forced vessels out of work.
Going through old papers, as one does at times like these, I came across a story I wrote in the mid-1970s about the prospects for an oil refinery in Easter Ross. How time flies.
Workers at a Highland company Global Energy Group site staged a walkout yesterday after Covid-19 temperature checks resulted in incorrect readings.
The number of rigs anchored in the Cromarty Firth rose to 17 this week, as low oil prices continued to hit the oil and gas industry.
The Highlands and Islands should capitalise on the “buzz” surrounding Scotland’s growing floating offshore wind sector, according to the region’s energy development chief.
A firm which claimed the government acted unlawfully in giving taxpayers money to a competitor has lost its £25 million legal action in Scotland’s highest civil court.
It did not take long for declarations of a climate emergency to prompt the kind of episode they are assumed in some quarters to legitimise.
Skills honed in the North Sea oil and gas industry could be key to the north being chosen for an offshore wind “cluster” to deliver a stream of multi-million-pound projects.
Port of Cromarty Firth is planning a new quayside complex for cruise ship passengers with space for businesses to set up ‘pop-up shops’, the organisation’s chief executive, Bob Buskie, revealed yesterday.
Controversial plans to transfer millions of tonnes of crude oil between tankers at the mouth of the Cromarty Firth - allegedly threatening dolphins and other marine life - have been scrapped.
The boss of an Aberdeen-based services company has revealed it is keen to expand operations into yards on the Cromarty Firth as oil and gas activity in the area continues to pick up.
Increasing activity in the oil and gas and renewables sectors has seen one of the Highlands’ major fabrication firms double its workforce in recent week and take on nine new trainees.
A hotel owner is concerned that an “industrial wasteland” of oil rigs stationed near Cromarty could be putting tourists off the area.
One of the two heavy lift vessels which arrived in the Moray Firth around New Year is finally leaving Scottish waters with a rig.
A former senior executive with Shell is one of two new members appointed to the board of Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF).
Specialist project, shipping and logistics company PSG has acquired fellow Invergordon firm Port of Cromarty Firth Services (PCFS), it was announced yesterday.
An industry that has seen oil rigs become a common sight in the waters of the Cromarty Firth marks its 40th anniversary in the area tomorrow.