North Sea oil firm Taqa said yesterday it had appointed Highlander Pete Jones as managing director of its UK business.
Yokogawa has announced the opening of new North Sea headquarters at Westhill, near Aberdeen, to support its growing offshore oil and gas business.
An Aberdeen-based well-engineering consultant said yesterday it was on track to increase turnover by more than one-third in its current trading year.
Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power has appointed Paul Capell as chairman.
Oil and gas business ClerkMaxwell plans to recruit another 30 engineers over the next three months as part of its growth strategy.
The big names in Scotland's oil and gas business are in the US city of Houston this week for the world's top industry show.
Oil and gas consultant Maxoil Solutions has launched a new division to focus on new opportunities it has identified in the energy sector. It said its new unit, Maxoil OPS (operations performance strategy) would allow it to expand its range of specialist services.
North Sea oil and gas firm Taqa Bratani is gearing up to drill another five to 10 exploration wells, its managing director said yesterday.
UK operator Centrica said today it had bought stakes in seven North Sea fields from French rival Total for £246million.
ENERGY firm Centrica said yesterday it was continuing to make good progress in its Aberdeen-based upstream oil and gas business, particularly in development projects and exploration.
Design and engineering consultant WS Atkins said yesterday that the integration of the oil and gas business of Finnish company Poyry, which it acquired for £15.4million in June, was progressing well.
ENGINEERING services firm ClerkMaxwell has mapped out a programme of rapid expansion that will see more than 150 jobs being created in Aberdeen, Teesside and the Middle East.
The UK Government's shock plan to target the North Sea oil and gas business for £10billion over the next five years drew widespread criticism last night.
Scottish engineer Weir Group said yesterday that against the background of an uncertain economic recovery, it had once again delivered an excellent set of results with all divisions recording profits and improved margins.
BP has planted its flag in oil-rich Brazil for the first time with a £4.7billion deal for deepwater assets.
One of Scotland's leading businessmen said last night that the North Sea oil and gas industry could be the saviour of the UK economy and haul the country out of its massive debt.
OIL and gas company San Leon Energy said yesterday it had proposed a combination with fellow Irish firm Island Oil and Gas with a view to building a strong Ireland-based oil and gas business.
ATR Group, of Aberdeen, has appointed experienced local businessman Mike Salter as its first non-executive chairman.
Apache's founder and chairman, Raymond Plank has finally packed his pipe rack and vacated his office at company HQ in Houston after five decades of building the company into one of the largest and most successful American oil independents.