A leading university academic last night outlined the difficulties the oil and gas industry would face should Scotland become independent. Professor Alex Kemp, of Aberdeen University, an expert on oil economics, told an audience of more than 200 people that it would require an “extensive transitional period” to address the issues.
A leading trade union official last night said that offshore workers have expressed concerns about the potential impact of new regulations.
Although his time in Aberdeen was relatively brief, the impact John Trewhella made remains significant to this day.
Offshore workers were stuck on a North Sea platform last night after a problem involving a Super Puma helicopter.
A hydrocarbon release (HCR) reporting system was set up in 1992 by the Health and Safety Executive following a recommendation made by Lord Cullen in his report on the Piper Alpha disaster. HCR information is regarded within the industry as an offshore installation management performance indicator.
WAVE and tidal projects in Orkney waters are to benefit from an £18million boost.
THE world's largest offshore construction vessel, North Sea Giant, has lost a submarine worth millions of pounds off the coast of Orkney.