The UK Government must take further urgent action to boost oil and gas exploration in the North Sea, according to Scotland’s Economy Secretary.
North Sea oil industry
The North Sea oil industry has a long future with “good times ahead” if it can work past the current downturn, according to Holyrood Economy Secretary Keith Brown.
There are not too many people who would turn their back on a highly paid contractor role with an oil and gas operator to launch a new business from a converted chicken shed.
The average cost of renting a property in Aberdeen has fallen by almost £225 a month due to the downturn in the oil and gas industry, according to a new report.
The boss of acquisition focused oil and gas junior Jersey Oil and Gas said he believed the North Sea oil and gas industry has had its Northern Rock moment of panic and was now getting on with the task of reestablishing itself as a viable sector.
A former oil industry worker has launched a quest to gather the thoughts and memories of those affected by the Piper Alpha disaster
Aberdeen food banks are braced for an influx of jobless oil and gas workers seeking food parcels as thousands of jobs are lost in the north east.