A military jet from a giant American aircraft carrier caused the pilot of a Loganair passenger plane heading to Shetland to descend for fear of collision, a probe has revealed.
The Braer oil tanker ran aground in Shetland 25 years ago today after its engines failed. The timeline below plots some of the key events and issues that arose in the years that followed.
Plans for a 63-turbine windfarm on the Shetland island of Yell have been unveiled.
The UK's energy regulator has turned down plans for a subsea electricity distribution link between Shetland and mainland UK.
Workers at a major gas plant in Shetland have voted for strike action over a pay dispute with energy service company Aker Solutions.
Shetland will be connected to the National Grid for the first time in five years, but at the expense of island jobs at the power station.
The decommissioning of a North Sea platform will create 35 jobs in Shetland.
EnQuest chief executive Amjad Bseisu said yesterday he expected North Sea mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity to increase in 2017.
A North Sea worker has been airlifted to hospital after falling ill offshore.
The oil and gas slump has taken a toll on Shetland’s main commercial port in the first half of 2016 although a record cruising season means Lerwick Harbour’s ship has still come in.
BP has axed a £500million project which would have created hundreds of jobs and delivered a significant economic boost for Shetland.
The Glen Lyon FPSO is expected to arrive at its new home in waters offshore Shetland on Sunday.
An independent facilities manager on Shetland has won a three year contact from oil major BP thought to be worth £10million.
Shetland Gas Plant operators Total have promised to stem the flow of black smoke pouring out of their recently-commissioned flare stack at Sullom Voe.
A survivor of a helicopter crash said he felt "no anger" after it was found pilot error was most likely responsible for the fatal incident, which left four people dead.
Another 17 jobs are to go at Scatsta Airport due to a sharp reduction in offshore activity in the wake of falling global oil prices.
An improvement notice has been issued to Teekay for its Petrojarl FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) vessel being used on the Foinaven oilfield.
Shetland fishing chiefs have accused French oil and gas giant Total of inaction over dangers faced by boats in Yell Sound.
NOF Energy, the UK business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, is helping Shetland-based energy sector supply chain businesses access new markets.
Oil tanker berthings at the Sullom Voe oil terminal in Shetland have been suspended until at least the early hours of tomorrow morning because of high winds, port authority and trade sources said today.
A worker has been evacuated from the North Alwyn platform after becoming unwell.
Shetland Islands Council faces a £5.5million chop to its budget next year after BP decided to ship oil to the lower-cost Port of Rotterdam rather than the Sullom Voe Terminal.
Talks are being held with Wood Group and Bilfinger Industrial Services staff working at the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland over the future of up to more than 200 positions. Wood Group is in discussions regarding around 90 positions at the BP-operated terminal following a review of its personnel requirements brought on by changes being made to work on the site. Meanwhile Bilfinger Industrial Services said it had also initiated consultation due to changes in seasonal workloads and winter working conditions.
Petrofac has posted a net loss for the first half of the year which was affected by an increase in costs from its Laggan-Tormore project in the Shetland Islands. The company said net loss for the period was $133million, compared with a net profit of $136million a year earlier. Petrofac has incurred $236million in loss on the delayed Shetland Islands project so far this year.
Scotland's top law officer will have to wait until the end of the year to find out if prosecutors can get early access to the black box from a doomed helicopter. Four oil workers died when the Super Puma AS332-L2 aircraft plunged into the sea off Shetland in August 2013. Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland launched a legal challenge at the Court of Session earlier this year to try to speed up an investigation into the tragedy.