There is no doubt that the UK’s energy market is changing rapidly. In 2020, renewable energy accounted for 43% of the UK’s electricity generation. For the first time, clean power generated more electricity than fossil fuels.
Health, Safety & Environment
Though nearly a decade old, training provided by Maersk’s Offshore Simulation and Innovation Centre (MOSAIC) complex in Svendborg, Denmark is far from dated.
Despite the ongoing uncertainties in the energy industry, Step Change in Safety’s commitment to make the UKCS the world’s safest basin is a reassuring constant.
“It was very much a large bean can, but it became more sophisticated,” Alex Urquhart said of the simulator he designed.
The oil and gas industry is vast, complex and heavily relies on millions of workers worldwide to keep it moving. The sector has made progress in recent years to better protect workers and tighten up safety standards, which is reflected in the decreasing number of sector-wide fatalities. As a major hazard industry nevertheless, common and health and safety exposures remain.
A four-legged robot "dog" is helping scientists in Scotland research how the machines can help people working in hazardous environments such as oil platforms and refineries.
Draeger Marine and Offshore, a division of The Draeger Group, a €3.4 billion international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has today welcomed a new 3-year renewal of a global partnership with Shell.
Last month’s OGUK HSE Conference was inevitably going to involve discussions on Covid. It is inevitable, but also incredible, to reflect on how fast the industry adapted and worked together to manage the pandemic.
An investigation has been launched following the death of a worker several months after he was injured at a major north port.
A pulsating task filmed on an oil rig in the Highlands for a hardcore reality TV series will hit the small screen soon.
ChampionX has praised the ongoing safety efforts of its regional workforce in continental Europe for achieving the company’s ‘Goal Zero’ safety target for the tenth year in a row.
A Shell employee was taken to hospital following an incident at the St Fergus gas terminal.
North Sea installations could soon be kitted out with NASA-inspired technology to watch for dangerous gas leaks.
Step Change in Safety, the UK’s member-led energy safety organisation, says its “Life Saving Rule” quarterly safety theme has landed well with industry.
3t Energy has appointed a new finance director for its training division with the goal of driving “ambitious” global growth plans.
It would take a brave person to make a firm prediction as to what the energy industry will look like in the coming years.
Representative body OGUK has announced that tickets are now live for its first-ever wholly digital Health, Safety & Environment Conference.
Lifesaving equipment specialist Drager Safety UK (DSUK) is today announcing the launch of a new Aberdeen-based equipment hire division.
‘We are not where we need to be’ – Equinor CEO pledges to improve safety after several ‘serious incidents’ in 2020
Equinor’s chief executive has vowed to toughen safety measures after the firm experienced “several serious incidents” throughout 2020.
The environmental watchdog for the UK offshore oil and gas industry has temporarily paused routine offshore inspections due to the worsening of the Covid-19 situation.
Last year forced everyone to focus on personal safety in a way we could never have expected. The three-word message of hands, face, space has led to us washing our hands regularly, wearing face coverings and observing social distancing wherever possible.
Families across the UK are preparing for a Christmas like no other. With the announcement earlier this month of a ‘Christmas bubble’ –the forming of up to three households, who can stay together from 23 to 27 December, as agreed by all four UK nations, families up and down the country are deciding who to include.
An investigation has been launched after water entered a North Sea platform’s elevator shaft while crew members were conducting an inspection.
Twelve months ago, we were looking ahead with a sense of optimism to a new year and a new decade, and all that they bring. We could not envisage then what the first year of the twenties would deliver.
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