Scottish Rig Inspection and training provider Aberdeen Drilling Consultants (ADC), in partnership with Aberdeen Drilling Schools (ADS), have become the first IWCF accredited online "learning to examination" provider for Level Two "Basic" Well Control training worldwide.
UK Government figures last week projected tax revenues from North Sea oil and gas would plunge by more than previously predicted in the next 30 years. This year the Treasury will raise about £11.2billion in taxes from the sector. Aberdeen University petroleum economist Professor Alex Kemp says the predictions may prove to be well wide of the mark.
BP signalled a massive vote of confidence in the North Sea yesterday by announcing plans to spend billions of pounds in Scottish waters over the next few years.
An Aberdeen oil company owned by businessman Ian Suttie has had its best year yet, with profits soaring through the £13million mark.
Bosses of the oil and gas industry from all corners of the globe are in Norway this week for the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) energy show.