Offshore firm Taqa Bratani has pledged to be operating in the North Sea until the oil runs dry after buying fields from BP for up to £818million.
The world's first investment bank dedicated to green energy will be officially launched in Scotland today.
London's main market saw gains of nearly 2% today after better-than-expected US manufacturing data revived hopes for the world's biggest economy.
US firm Rock Solid Images (RSI), formerly Aberdeen-based Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping, said today it had made a promising start to 2012.
Falklands oil and gas explorer Rockhopper expects to find a partner to invest in its Sea Lion discovery in three months, according to reports.
FAROE Petroleum said yesterday it had been offered stakes in three Norwegian licenses.
OIL hit another record high yesterday, climbing above $122 a barrel amid warnings that supply fears could push prices to $200.