"If I had went into the accommodation I don't know if I would have ever came out"
Piper Alpha was a disaster – in every sense of the word – and it claimed the lives of 167 fathers, sons, husbands and friends. This single catastrophic event significantly changed our industry forever.
More than 7,500 oil and gas workers have lost their jobs since the onset of the coronavirus crisis and tens of thousands more could go, industry leaders have warned.
EnQuest is not seeking to make compulsory redundancies for its “unionised” workforce at the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland, according to Unite.
Shell is pushing ahead with plans to divest its share of the giant Abadi LNG project in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia.
Thousands of people have lost their jobs in the UK oil industry in the last few months.
During this time of reflection, 32 years on from the Piper Alpha disaster, we must not forget the survivors, family and friends of those who lost their lives.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) specialist Red Wing is an industry leader in North Sea offshore PPE for a reason – it values people.
After servicing the hospitality, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, marine, chemical and renewable energy sectors since its inception in 2003, Hawkes Associates (UK) has marked the start of an exciting new phase in the company’s development by rebranding to Hawkes Health.
Underwater inspection in lieu of drydock (UWILD) inspections are a recognised maritime service carried out to ensure the structural and operational integrity of the marine assets and ensure a vessel’s seaworthiness during its operational lifespan and adherence to legislation.
Remember February 2020? It was only a few months ago but in business terms it feels like a lifetime.
The bosses of some of Britain's biggest energy companies have warned that Ofgem could get bogged down in a lengthy battle over a plan they believe will set back the UK's drive to build a green recovery after the coronavirus crisis.
Eni has submitted plans to decommission its six platforms in and around the Hewett field in the North Sea.
Petrofac has won a $135m (£106.6m) contract in Kazakhstan in a joint venture with locally-based Iskar Group.
Investors in subsea service firm Rovop have pumped millions of pounds more into the business and installed a new CEO.
Odfjell Drilling has put 139 offshore workers at risk of redundancy after completing a drilling contract ahead of schedule.
Decom North Sea has announced the first post-Covid event to be held in person for Aberdeen's oil and gas industry.
Serica Energy has released a video showing life on board its Bruce platform amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of July 1 there was one exploration and appraisal well active in the UK.
With the vast majority of office staff working remotely due to the restrictions and risk posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, office-based staff and families alike have seldom felt so disconnected from the key workers and loved ones who continue to man offshore and onshore installations, critical to supporting the nation’s energy requirements.
Safelift Offshore’s complete focus during its 25 years of service to the offshore energy industries has been on engineering products to enhance and improve occupational and task-specific safety – and this continues to be the case today.
“Safety-first” has been a critical aspect of the mindset of the UK’s energy industry for decades. So it is instructive how this concern is becoming mainstream for all sectors as businesses emerge from the easing of restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Westwood Global Energy reports thatthere were four exploration and one appraisal well programmes active as of July 1.
Joanna Flint from Green Commute Initiative explores how active travel will be the key for commuting post- Covid-19.
Safe, effective and efficient late-life management and decommissioning of assets within the oil, gas and offshore renewable sectors is a societal and economic necessity.