Aberdeen-headquartered Stena Drilling has lost a legal case over "mass layoffs" on a North Sea rig but vowed to take its fight further to Norway's Supreme Court.
Scottish operator Cairn Energy has announced that its wildcat well Chimera has come up dry.
Scottish firm Cairn Energy is set to start drilling work on a North Sea prospect next month.
Scottish oil firm Cairn Energy has booked Stena Drilling for a UK North Sea exploration well later this year.
Stena Drilling has “pulled back” from a major redundancy position after securing fresh North Sea work with Total.
A Norwegian offshore union has said that Aberdeen-based Stena Drilling is “not wanted” in the country’s waters following a row.
A row has broken out between an Aberdeen-based drilling firm and a Norwegian union over access to an offshore rig.
Statoil has reportedly terminated its contract for the Stena Don rig on the Troll field.