Regulators are considering a “ScotWind”-type leasing round in the North Sea for wind projects to power oil and gas platforms.
Key questions on oil decommissioning and its impact on the marine environment could take “years to answer” according to a leading researcher.
Norwegian group Kvaerner has warned of fierce competition from Asia after seeing its first quarter operating profit fall 40% to £9.6million.
The leaking Elgin platform was last night labelled "the well from hell" by one environmentalist.
A tanker loaded with fuel docked in Aberdeen early this morning to deliver vital supplies to keep the north-east moving while Scotland's only oil refinery sits idle.