NEW WILDFIRE ENERGY GETS MORE THAN $1BN IN PRIVATE EQUITY BACKING

A cofounder of WildHorse Resource Development has formed the new WildFire Energy in Houston with more than $1 billion in backing from...

BREAKING: ENERMECH HIT WITH SUSPECTED MALWARE ATTACK ACROSS NUMEROUS LOCATIONS

Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm EnerMech has been hit with a suspected malware attack. The attack is understood to have...

 
 
 

SCHLUMBERGER APPOINTS FORMER NORTH SEA BOSS AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has appointed a former North Sea boss as its new chief executive. Olivier Le Peuch will take on...

FORMER UNAOIL EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY IN SERIOUS FRAUD OFFICE BRIBERY CASE

A former Unaoil executive has pleaded guilty to five offences of conspiracy to give corrupt payments amid a Serious Fraud Office investigation. Basil...

 
 
 

NOBLE RIG GETS EXTENSION WITH TOTAL IN UK

Drilling rig operator Noble has given an update on its fleet, including two new contract extensions in the UK and Middle East. The...

BANKERS QUESTION WHETHER SAUDI ARAMCO IPO WILL BE WORTH THE EFFORT

When Saudi Arabia announced plans to sell shares in its crown jewel Aramco, international bankers scrambled to get a piece of the action....

 
 
 

TRUMP SAYS US SHIP DOWNED IRAN DRONE BUT TEHRAN DENIES IT

President Donald Trump said the U.S. “immediately destroyed” an Iranian drone that approached the USS Boxer near the Strait of Hormuz,...

NAUTRONIX CHANGES HANDS FOR SECOND TIME IN LESS THAN FOUR YEARS

Marine technology firm Nautronix has changed hands for the second time in less than four years. The Aberdeen business is now a division...

 
 
 
The day I met Neil Armstrong offshore

THE DAY I MET NEIL ARMSTRONG OFFSHORE

It was just another day offshore for Fraserburgh man Alan Roy until he plucked up the courage to have a laugh with Neil Armstrong. The...

VIDEO: YOGA ON BOARD THE WORLD'S LARGEST OFFSHORE VESSEL

Yoga on the helideck is just one of the ways workers pass their free time on the largest offshore vessel ever constructed. Shell has...

 
 
 
Total kicks off Glendronach appraisal in West of Shetland

TOTAL KICKS OFF GLENDRONACH APPRAISAL IN WEST OF SHETLAND

Total has started drilling an appraisal well at its Glendronach discovery in the West of Shetland. Glendronach was, at the time, the...

OFFSHORE PROJECT APPROVALS IN 2019 TO ‘ECLIPSE' PRE-DOWNTURN LEVELS

Offshore project sanctioning could soon “eclipse” levels seen in 2014 before the oil downturn, according to new research. Consultancy...

 
 
 

ABERDEEN-BASED APPETITE HAS THE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

An Aberdeen-based firm with an oil and gas client list has been awarded elite status as part of the annual report produced by the Learning...

CROWN ESTATE ‘LISTENS' TO DEVELOPERS WITH ALTERATIONS TO OFFSHORE WIND LEASING

The Crown Estate has said it will make alterations to the next Offshore Wind Leasing Round in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in...

 
 
 

NEW DEALS COULD NET UP TO £1.5MILLION FOR ABERDEEN ROBOTICS FIRM

Two new international business partnerships could net up to £1.5 million over the next 12 to 18 months for Aberdeen firm Spectis Robotics. The...

ABERDEEN HYDROGEN FESTIVAL TO HELP EXPLORE LOW-CARBON TECHNOLOGIES

A new hydrogen festival will take place in Aberdeen as part of a drive to explore low-carbon technologies. The event, being held later...

 
 
 

MILLIONS OF ENERGY CUSTOMERS COULD SEE RISE IN BILLS AS TARIFFS END

Millions of households could see their energy bills rocket by as much as £439 as hundreds of fixed-price deals come to an end in July,...

PETROFAC CELEBRATES PRODUCTION START OF ‘MEGAPROJECT' IN OMAN

Petrofac has celebrated the start-up of a major oil and gas production facility in Oman. The energy services firm has been carrying...

 
 
 

SAIPEM TO BUILD SAUDI FLOATING WIND FARM

Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem has announced it will construct a floating offshore wind farm in Saudi Arabia. The firm said...

IRAN FORCES SEIZE FOREIGN VESSEL `SMUGGLING FUEL'

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of...

 
 
 



Kawasaki Frontale 1-0 Chelsea: Frank Lampard's side suffer shock defeat to...

Kawasaki Frontale 1-0 Chelsea: Frank Lampard's side suffer shock defeat to J1-League outfit

Chelsea suffered a shock defeat by J1-League side Kawasaki Frontale in Frank Lampard's third friendly in charge after a late winner from Leandro Damiao. Tiemoue Bakayoko limped... Read more ...

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte reveals feelings on Romelu Lukaku transfer...

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte reveals feelings on Romelu Lukaku transfer from Man Utd

INTER MILAN boss Antonio Conte has admitted he is getting frustrated in his pursuit to sign Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United this summer. Read more ...

Yellow vest protester James Goddard who called Anna Soubry a Nazi on live TV...

Yellow vest protester James Goddard who called Anna Soubry a Nazi on live TV admits harassment charge

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Tour de France 2019, stage 13 results and standings: Julian Alaphilippe wins...

Tour de France 2019, stage 13 results and standings: Julian Alaphilippe wins time trial in Pau to extend his lead

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Man City v Wolves: How to watch Asia Trophy on TV and live stream

Man City v Wolves: How to watch Asia Trophy on TV and live stream

Manchester City are the heavy favourites to win the Asia Trophy as they come up against Wolves in Shanghai on Saturday afternoon. Pep Guardiola's City demolished West Ham 4-1... Read more ...

Queer Eye: How to nominate someone for Queer Eye

Queer Eye: How to nominate someone for Queer Eye

QUEER EYE returned with season 4 on July 19 with 8 new ‘heroes' nominated for help from The Fab 5. Here's how to nominate someone for Queer Eye. Read more ...

Meghan Markle and Harry take director from Kate and William's charity for...

Meghan Markle and Harry take director from Kate and William's charity for new foundation

MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry have confirmed the name of their new charity after splitting from their joint foundation with Kate and William last month. Read more ...

“Don't take Michael back” - Love Island's Yewande writes open letter to Amber

“Don't take Michael back” - Love Island's Yewande writes open letter to Amber

Love Island's Yewande Biala has written an open letter to her former fellow Islander Amber Gill , begging her not to take back Michael Griffiths in the upcoming... Read more ...

Brexit activist Darren Grimes wins appeal against £20,000 Electoral...

Brexit activist Darren Grimes wins appeal against £20,000 Electoral Commission fine

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Murder probe launched after woman, 61, found dead at London home

Murder probe launched after woman, 61, found dead at London home

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead at a home in south-east London. The 61-year-old was discovered last night at a house in Beckenham. While... Read more ...