THE UK Government was urged last night to head off the threat posed by a Brussels bid for tougher restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions that could hit the offshore oil and gas industry hard.
Mid-February saw the Crown Estate make a number of acreage allocations in Scottish waters to would-be offshore windfarm developers.
ABERDEEN firm Motion Software has won two contracts worth more than £100,000 with energy-sector firms.
Transocean, the world's biggest offshore oil and gas drilling contractor, has said it will take action to try and recover costs on one of its rigs which was being used by Oilexco North Sea (ONS) in the UK North Sea.
ATR Group of Aberdeen today announced the sale of one of its businesses.
LOGISTICS company Peterson SBS has named John Fraser as group director of health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ).
Prime Minister Gordon Brown was accused last night of playing down the importance of the offshore oil and gas industry in his new Energy and Climate Change Department.
THE US Interior Department's Minerals Management Service (MMS) has reported that Hurricane Ike destroyed 49 of the 3,800 offshore oil&gas production platforms in the US Gulf of Mexico.
SUBSEA UK will have offshore renewables squarely in its sights at its new Subsea Europe conference in London, to be staged on October 30. This is aside from its main market - offshore oil&gas.
Norwegian drilling company Awilco has fallen prey to COSL, China's largest offshore oil services group, in a deal worth $2.5billion.