Shetland is braced for a new invasion of oil workers as a 213-room floating hotel arrived at Lerwick.
An earthquake measuring 3.1 magnitude was recorded in the North Sea yesterday – in an area where a platform was abandoned after a major gas leak.
Work on a new platform which will help to unlock a series of UK North Sea gas fields could start this year, it was revealed yesterday.
North Sea trading in oil an gas fields is healthy and strong, according to a deal adviser.
Oil giant Chevron has been given the go-ahead to drill a deepwater exploration well west of Shetland.
Industry bosses are to join forces to help boost the North Sea's looming £36billion decommissioning market, it will be announced today.
Oil giant BP has agreed to sell assets in the US Gulf of Mexico to an American firm for £3.5billion.
George Osborne has stepped in to ease the tax burden on ageing UK oil and gas fields - a move which could unlock £2billion of new investment.
Chancellor George Osborne has this morning unveiled a new oil and gas tax break it is hoped will boost spending in the North Sea and unlock £1.5billion of extra revenues to the UK treasury.
Aberdeen oil and gas explorer Parkmead said yesterday it had completed a deal to buy stakes in some onshore oil and gas fields in the Netherlands.
Big winners in the Budget were operators of oil and gas fields west of Shetland - but only if their areas were deep and big enough.
North Sea focused Iona Energy said it was hoping to raise up to £131million through a share offering and bank lending.
What do a Tudor rose, a buzzard, Spaniards, Basil, Polly and Manuel have in common? More than you might think.
MAERSK Oil has teamed up with Siemens of Germany to develop and build turbines for the Danish company's novel TriGen clean power generation technology, which could be used in association with enhanced oil or gas recovery.
LAST month, a FTSE100 company announced plans to spend $4.5billion on developing its interests in various US gas fields. Nothing unusual in that you say; however, but the business in question is not an oil & gas company, but a miner.
RUSSIA'S top gas producer, Gazprom, will start producing in the North Sea after an asset-swap with German company Wintershall.
GERMAN oil and gas firm RWE Dea said yesterday it planned to start production at two North Sea gas fields next year.
German oil and gas firm RWE Dea said yesterday it planned to start production at two North Sea gas fields next year.
BP describes it as the Ultimate Field Trip. The winning team of the 2011 contest will get the opportunity to experience and contribute to the real challenges facing this super-major today during a six to eight-week paid summer internship.
ABERDEEN-BASED Balmoral Offshore Engineering (BOE) was presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise by Aberdeen Lord Provost Peter Stephen on the company's stand yesterday.
Libya is fertile territory for Scottish energy service firms looking to grow their business overseas, according to economist Tony Mackay.
Dana Petroleum announced an expansion of its Norwegian interests yesterday.
AGR Field Operations' Asia-Pacific unit has signed a three-year contract with Australian Worldwide Exploration (AWE) for operation and maintenance of its Perth Basin assets in Western Australia. Norwegian-owned AGR, which has a major Aberdeen presence, says the contract has provision for two successive two-year extensions.
Dana Petroleum, the Aberdeen oil and gas operator, told shareholders yesterday at its annual meeting in the Granite City that 2008 had been another excellent year for the company.
Norway is now the second richest country in Europe, in terms of income per person, after Luxembourg. The population of 4.6million is a little smaller than Scotland's.