Neptune Energy has hailed first gas from the 11th well at its flagship UK field, Cygnus, bolstering UK energy security.
Neptune Energy has been pushed to review its offshore procedures after a release of toxic gas during drilling operations earlier this year.
An offshore drilling firm has been urged to reconsider its plans to make 230 North Sea employees redundant.
An oil worker has been airlifted to hospital after an accident on a North Sea platform. The Coastguard 951 helicopter was called to the Prospector 1 platform, 150 miles east of Aberdeen around 6.55am today. The man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) with a potentially life threatening injury after an accident on the rig yesterday.