North-east entrepreneur Sir Ian Wood has gained further recognition for an outstanding contribution to business and commerce in Scotland.
Aberdeen and the surrounding areas has built up a reputation as a hub for oil and gas service businesses over the years and Mike Beveridge believes the expertise in professional services is no exception.
Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources is to increase annual investment in the North Sea and Africa by 40%.
Alan Barlow is stepping down as chairman of EEEGR, the East of England Energy Group, after a two-year stint.
Design and engineering consultant W.S. Atkins said yesterday the oil and gas sector played a key role in its plans for future growth.
Coal bed methane (CBM) firm Dart Energy said it plans to secure first gas-to-electricity revenues from its Airth project in Scotland in the coming months.
North-east oilfield service business Stats Group has become the first firm in Scotland to benefit from a £2.5billion pot for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Oil and gas field engineering and construction firm Kvaerner has seen a slump in activity but it said the long-term outlook was positive.
A survivor of the Piper Alpha disaster has welcomed a scholarship on safety in the oil and gas industry, created in memory of those who died.
MERPRO Group, the Montrose-based oil and gas industry technology designer and manufacturer, has unveiled a string of new contract wins worth a total of more than £3million. The firm said the deals, with companies including BP, Apache, Expro, Nexen, SETE Energy and Egypt's Agiba Petroleum Company, were the result of its global strategy.
Scottish businessman Sir Ian Wood is planning to stand down within three years as chairman of the international energy service giant bearing his family name.
Sales by oil and gas service companies based in Scotland have hit a record £15.4billion, with much of the extra cash going to businesses in the north and north-east.
NEW Aberdeenshire premises are helping a north-east company take its international business to the next level after just two-and-a-half years of trading.
ABERDEEN-BASED Viking Moorings has changed hands in a sale believed to be worth more than £180million.
The boss of Aberdeen-based energy service group Senergy is moving to the Middle East to help to boost its international growth.
Taqa - in Arabic, it means energy - burst on to the North Sea stage less that two years ago, and it was only launched in 2005 as a joint-stock company in Abu Dhabi and 51% owned by the government-owned Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA).
ABERDEEN energy-services company Wood Group is to be elevated to the prestigious FTSE 100 index.