Oil service business Wood Group PSN said yesterday it had extended a major contract with Total E&P UK.
The chairman of hazardous-waste management firm Augean, Jim Meredith, said yesterday he believed a majority stake in an Aberdeen-based joint venture would drive future growth.
The UK Government is expected to move a step closer today towards delivering a "profound" boost to the North Sea oil and gas industry.
Official forecasts for future North Sea oil and gas revenues have been slashed.
ConocoPhillips aims to build three offshore platforms in the east Irish Sea, the US oil firm said in Aberdeen yesterday.
Amec has forged a joint venture with Samsung whereby the UK company will perform the design engineering for fixed and floating offshore platforms, floating production, storage, and offloading vessels (FPSOs), and subsea pipelines for the Korean group's future offshore oil and gas projects.
Hundreds of oil workers were evacuated from a North Sea oil platform yesterday amid fears of an explosion after a major gas leak.
OIL and gas platforms could offer a lifeline to the Scottish fishing industry by providing an ideal home for populations of species such as cod and haddock.
ABERDEEN-BASED oil service company Petrotechnics has landed a Middle East deal worth more than £600,000.
Today - on the eve of Offshore Europe 2009 - Shell's nerve centre for UK offshore operations celebrates its 30th anniversary.
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.