All the latest news from the energy sector, including local firms leading the way for the North East. Plus information on energy opportunities, advice and comment pieces from business experts in the field.
The North East is a global hub for the design and manufacture of subsea machinery and this engineering heritage is now being deployed to tackle today’s new offshore challenges, as Peter McCusker reports
Stability in the tax regime and measures to encourage further exploration are needed to secure the long-term future of the North Sea oil and gas industry, and it appears the politicians may be listening. Peter McCusker reports
With energy prices at the centre of the political debate and a market competition inquiry underway Peter McCusker gauges the view of North East experts on what's wrong, what's right and what should be done?
North East companies learnt of the billions of pounds worth of contracts on offer from two of the North Sea's major oil and gas operators when they both visited the region last week, as Peter McCusker reports
New research reveals the importance of the North East to the UK oil and gas industry, amid signs the region could be in a for a major jobs boost as our energy economy continues to grow. Peter McCusker reports
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.