Online job postings in the global oil and gas industry rose 39% from October 2010 to Jan 2012, according to the latest Global Job Index produced by recruiting experts Hays Oil & Gas.
Bibby Offshore said yesterday it was to create about 150 north-east jobs after a multimillion-pound investment in a vessel for its core North Sea market.
CHINA'S grip on the wind turbine market is growing so fast that Sinovel has climbed to second place in the global manufacturers league table.
Scottish oil service company Reel Group is expanding into India to take advantage of opportunities offered by its growing offshore-drilling market.
ROLLS-ROYCE has secured a £38million contract to supply a newly developed anchor-handling system that will enable floating production units to be secured to the seabed in extreme conditions offshore Brazil, where a string of large discoveries awaits development.
CERTEX International - the largest distributor of lifting products and services in Europe, which has a base in Aberdeen - is launching a new offshore division that will give its customers access to a wider range of products and services.