Oilfield services giant Halliburton fell to a $1billion (£804.5m) net loss in the first quarter of the year, warning it “expects a further decline in revenue and profitability” as 2020 goes on.
The number of foreign workers coming to start life in the north-east has dropped dramatically in the three years since Brexit was announced.
Millions of UK workers risk missing out on basic rights because they work for outsourced companies so cannot challenge minimum wage or holiday pay abuses, according to the TUC.
Three offshore workers have filed a law suit against Royal Dutch Shell after a fire on a Gulf of Mexico platform.
Former offshore workers are being turned down for jobs outside the struggling industry due to their previous lifestyle, according to a north-east MSP.
A strike ballot has been put on hold to allow more talks to be held by nuclear industry workers.
Union members have gone into official dispute with employers in a move which could lead to a vote on industrial action.
A training academy for barbers that could offer former oil and gas workers a new career opportunity will launch in Aberdeen next year.
Oil workers have rejected proposals from the Offshore Contractors Association regarding their current contracts.
A union has launched a scathing attack on fresh proposals for North Sea workers which could add an additional 45 hours to their year.
More than 37,000 jobs have been lost from the oil and gas sector on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), according to new figures.
North Sea oil workers have resumed strike action on a number of Shell assets.
North Sea workers have voted in support of strike action across eight Shell assets as a dispute over pay and conditions rumbles on.
Redundant North Sea oil workers have been encouraged to seek employment in the wider engineering sector - including building new nuclear power stations south of the border.
SAFE union has warned more than 600 workers could go on strike later this week if an agreement is not reached with the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (NOIA).
A new poll has revealed 59.4% of energy sector workers would back leaving the European Union.
Kareem Ammar said he has been applying for up to six jobs a day as he looks for a new role in the oil and gas industry.
A petition has been created calling for grants to be given by the UK Government to help support former North Sea employees back into work.
Tata has declined to comment on reports and rumours of potential buyers and investors into its loss-making UK steel business.
The average pay for oil and gas workers rose by 2.3% last year, despite a reduction in the global oil price.
Protests are to be held across the country amid claims that engineering construction firms are undercutting non-UK workers.
A north-east union chief has warned members to be aware of online scams as the downturn in North Sea oil and gas takes hold.
A ballot on whether North Sea workers should accept new conditions put forward by member companies of the OCA (Offshore Contractors Association) will close tomorrow. It comes after revised proposals were put forward after talks were held with Unite, the OCA and ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service).
Austen Russell said MSP Dennis Robertson’s comments about the current state of the North Sea oil and gas industry felt like a “kick in the teeth”. The 38-year-old has been tirelessly looking for work every day since he was made redundant from his job with a pipe lay company last October where he worked as a technical supervisor. He had his first break in the industry 18 years ago when he started out as a well test trainee.
A North Sea platform is believed to have entered its tenth day in shut down as investigations continue into the cause of a gas leak on board the installation. Production was shut down on Marathon’s Brae Alpha platform on Boxing Day after an alarm was raised. It is believed 73 workers remain on board the platform which is about 155miles north east of Aberdeen.