BP has been granted approval to develop the Vorlich Field in the North Sea, targeting 30 million barrels of oil equivalent.
Oil and gas
The sales value of oil and gas produced in Scottish waters has risen by almost a fifth in the past year to around £20 billion, despite a dip in output.
Man-made structures such as oil rigs and shipwrecks could help threatened corals to spread, a new study suggests.
A Dundee-based oil and gas firm has been ordered to pay more than £13,500 to a worker for non-payment of wages and redundancy money.
Chancellor Philip Hammond visited Dundee on Monday as part of a trip to the north-east of Scotland to announce funding for North Sea oil and gas exploration.
The Port of Dundee welcomed the Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, to hear about the £10 million investment programme to create a hub for future North Sea oil and gas operations and offshore wind projects.