Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum yesterday said drilling had started at an exploration well close to its De Ruyter Field in the southern North Sea.
This latest announcement is welcome news for the UK oil and gas industry as it provides further evidence of the investment opportunities that still exist in the UK.
Taqa Bratani’s Darwin development was last night hailed as a massive boost to the sector — and proof that it still has “huge potential”.
A new research project aimed at improving mooring and anchoring systems in offshore wave and tidal-energy has been launched.
Highland biomass heat specialist HWEnergy said yesterday it had signed an agreement with the Scottish Government to provide renewable heat for public buildings.
Pupils from 26 schools across Aberdeen city and Shire have had their maths skills put to the test in the 2012 TechFest-SetPoint programme.
First Minister Alex Salmond has confirmed that he will play no part in deciding whether a windfarm can be built off the north-east coast, near Donald Trump's golf resort.
Last year was a record year for the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) and the boom is set to continue for another five years.
THE Highlands and islands have more than their fair share of tidal-energy resources. Highlands and Islands Enterprise said the Pentland Firth strategic area alone hosted six of the top 10 tidal-energy sites in the UK.
RENEWABLE-ENERGY firms in the north-east are confident about their prospects and ready to grow, a survey of the industry has revealed.