This year's Scottish Highland Renewable Energy Conference (SHREC) is being held next week.
Energy companies working offshore are being urged to consider the huge potential in the onshore unconventional gas sector and learn more its global opportunities and challenges.
Developers of oil and gas technology are calling on major North Sea operators to work closer together to find solutions to technology issues as they prepare to gather for the fifth ITF technology showcase next week.
Anti-windfarm campaigners warned Alex Salmond that his renewable energy policy could cost him Scottish independence.
The Energy Institute, in partnership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers, is preparing to stage a mini-conference for women in the oil & gas industry.
OIL & Gas UK chief executive Malcolm Webb followed in the footsteps of some of Scotland's top politicians and business leaders when he delivered the keynote speech at the 2010 Young Professionals in Oil and Gas charity dinner at the beginning of October.