Marathon Oil UK has been fined more than £1 million for safety failures after a pipe ruptured and leaked more than two tonnes of high pressure, high temperature methane gas on a North Sea platform four years ago.
Climate change activists will take to the streets of Aberdeen tomorrow to protest against BP’s oil exploration and production plans.
In the Chancellor’s most recent Autumn Budget the UK government confirmed plans to reform the IR35 tax legislation for the private sector.
Scottish oil firm Cairn Energy has said it has lived up to its production guidance for the first part of 2019 and hailed the performance of the North Sea Catcher field.
Oil and gas supply chain firms are among a large number of Scottish companies showing "zombie-like" symptoms, KPMG has said.
Industry demographics within the offshore oil and gas sector traditionally paint a picture of gender imbalance; particularly within disciplines such as scaffolding.
An Aberdeenshire firm has joined forces with two major decommissioning contractors to launch a joint venture offering lower UK North Sea dismantling costs.
UK-headquartered Premier Oil said today that its debt pile was shrinking faster than expected.
Equinor said yesterday that it halted loading operations on the Statfjord field after oil was spotted on the surface of the North Sea.
Extracting the 5.7 billion barrels of oil and gas in fields already operating would see the UK miss its climate change goals, a new report warns.
Australian oil firm Talon Petroleum said today that it had completed the acquisition of EnCounter Oil.
A fledgling firm in Aberdeenshire hopes to capitalise on a “flourishing” future trade in decommissioned oilfield equipment.
A man who has worked tirelessly to improve working conditions in the North Sea after almost perishing on Piper Alpha has been appointed to lead Step Change in Safety.
The southern North Sea (SNS) is well placed to support the transition to a low carbon future while meeting higher energy demand, an industry chief will say at a conference in Norwich today.
A new resource for quickly upskilling new recruits to the oil and gas sector is getting better and better, and even better.
The global oil and gas exploration sector has got its “mojo” back, a new poll says.
Hurricane Energy has begun the "start-up" phase at its flagship Lancaster field, west of Shetland.
Saudi Arabia has said two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the US.
The UK North Sea has a lot in common with Liverpool Football Club, an industry leader said today.
Oil and gas services group ICR Integrity of Aberdeen has muscled in on the drone-based inspections market by snapping up Sky-Futures Partners for an undisclosed sum.
The North Sea will be a hotbed of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity if the oil price holds up, the audience heard at a bumper breakfast event in Houston today.
UK oil chiefs believe their “vision” for the future can play a crucial role in tackling one of the biggest challenges ever faced – the energy transition.
The Scottish oil and gas supply chain’s diversification into other markets is “only going to continue” as the energy transition gathers momentum, a business leader has said.
It may have been billed as the big 50th anniversary last year but in all honesty the Offshore Technology Conference was celebrating a little early.
It was nicknamed Space City and has developed a reputation the globe round for being the home of Nasa.