Scrapping of offshore oil rigs needs to be significantly ramped up in order to end the “bankruptcy nightmare” of their owners, according to Bassoe Offshore.
An RNLI crew was called out to rescue two people who became “stranded” on the anchor chain of a Cromarty Firth oil rig on Friday evening.
Aberdeen should use a giant decommissioned oil platform as a "first class tourist attraction", according to a long-standing city campaigner.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched an inquiry after a crane collapsed on a second Valaris oil rig within a month of each other.
Extinction Rebellion activists have now ended their occupation of an oil rig in Dundee which was aimed at stopping it from working for Shell in the North Sea.
Th Coastguard came to an unusual conclusion after a member of the public raised the alarm about a suspected oil rig blaze off the Moray coast.
A diver has filmed a sea lion sitting on the support structures of an oil rig. The video, uploaded to YouTube by stujay on the weekend, does not say where the film was shot or which rig is involved.
Oil workers came to the rescue when an owl crash-landed on an offshore platform in the North Sea.
Four people have been killed and another two workers are also suspected to have been fatally injured in a helicopter crash. The incident happened as a Bristow helicopter flew back from an oil rig in Nigeria.
Oil giant BP has been suspended from new US Government contracts because of its "lack of business integrity" in the way it handled the Gulf disaster.
Shares in oil rig and ship builder Lamprell fell 40% yesterday after the firm delivered its third profits warning this year.
The Scottish Government has unveiled a £10million package for a proposed oil rig decommissioning facility in Shetland.
BP claimed success in plugging its catastrophic oil leak yesterday as President Barack Obama said the battle to stop the Gulf of Mexico spill was "finally close to coming to an end".