Siccar Point Energy has kicked off drilling at its Lyon prospect in the West of Shetland.
Diamond Offshore saw its losses widen in the first part of 2019.
A giant drilling rig is to pass through the Minch this week as it leaves the port of Kishorn after re-fitting work.
Bosses at a redeveloped Highland port have hailed the “culmination of 10 years’ work” as they welcome the arrival of the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig.
The world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig has been spotted on Scotland’ s west coast on its way to the redeveloped Kishorn dry dock.
A huge refurbished dry dock in the Highlands has landed its first major contract, playing host to the world’s largest semi-submersible offshore drilling rig.