Energy giant Taqa said yesterday an oil leak at its Cormorant Alpha platform in the North Sea had contributed to a 70% slump in profits.
Oil and gas explorer Union Jack Oil said yesterday it had made good progress on its UK projects.
Engineering firm Cosalt said yesterday it still could not publish its annual accounts for last year because its long-term financial future remained uncertain.
The UK oil and gas industry has responded well to efforts to improve health and safety, its regulator said yesterday.
Scottish engineering firm Weir Group said yesterday it continued to expect a year of good progress, in line with its previous guidance.
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.
UK-based oil and gas firm Premier Oil said yesterday it would be refocusing on the North Sea after launching two new developments in Asia.
Underwater work to halt the North Sea's worst oil leak in a decade began last night after the ruptured pipe - which still contains hundreds of tonnes of oil - began floating off the seabed.
OIL and gas explorer Melrose Resources has reduced its full-year production estimate for a second time this year after setbacks in Egypt.
Scottish oil firm Cairn Energy gave an update yesterday on its summer drilling programme offshore Greenland, saying arrangements were taking shape for up to four exploration wells.
Royal Dutch Shell said yesterday its profits jumped in the third quarter after it benefited from higher oil prices and a 5% rise in production.
TECHNIP officially named its new pipelay vessel the Apache II at a ceremony yesterday at Invergordon close to its Evanton spoolbase, where the ship will mobilise for future projects.
International energy service company John Wood Group said yesterday it remained confident in the medium and longer-term fundamentals of its key markets.
Offshore bosses were warned today they risk another Piper Alpha tragedy in the North Sea if they use the recession as an excuse to cut back on health and safety.
Ramco Energy saw its shares plunge 41% in early trading yesterday after it said state-owned Iraqi Drilling Company (IDC) had terminated a joint venture (JV) with Ramco associate Mesopotamia Petroleum Company (MPC).
Venture Production said yesterday that 2009 had started positively with good progress across all areas of its business: production, field development and drilling.
OIL giant BP said yesterday it had no plans for fresh job cuts at its North Sea HQ in Aberdeen.