One of Scotland's largest law firms, Burness Paull & Williamsons, has appointed a new partner, Robin Clarkson, to its oil and gas team.
One of the North Sea's largest offshore operators is facing criminal charges over an alleged oil spill.
THOUSANDS of people in the north and north-east are to be offered compensation if they have been mis-sold contracts by a leading energy provider.
CHINESE predators are said to be circling the Brazilian assets of energy company BG Group.
OIL and gas explorer Melrose Resources has reduced its full-year production estimate for a second time this year after setbacks in Egypt.
PETROCHINA, the world's largest oil company by market value, intends to invest a minimum of $60billion in acquisitions outside China between now and 2020, according to its chairman, Jiang Jiemin.
FRENCH oil major Total is the latest energy company to announce moves to reduce its North Sea overheads.
Scotland came a creditable second to Iceland in the final of an international student petroleum exploration competition, the roots of which lie in the Faroe Islands.
A few weeks ago, Meldrum Academy won the UK final of OilSim, the international oil&gas investment game.
FIRST Minister Alex Salmond yesterday threw his weight behind a major investment by an energy company into Aberdeen University's landmark new library.