Petrodec has been taken to task by the offshore safety watchdog after it failed to remove oil from pipeline ahead of decommissioning.
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Neptune Energy has been pushed to review its offshore procedures after a release of toxic gas during drilling operations earlier this year.
Three migrant workers have died so far this year in work-related accidents at a Singapore yard that services the global energy industry and is run by Keppel Corporation (SGX:BN4), whose clients include major international oil and gas companies.
Perenco has been pulled up by the safety watchdog over its decommissioning of a Southern North Sea platform.
Step Change in Safety celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a full-day event at P&J Live.
Dräger Marine & Offshore have made a multi-million pound investment into a new Aberdeen based North Sea energy facility.
After many years of rhetoric, promise and disappointment, the long-awaited decommissioning boom appears to gathering pace.
With the UK having seemingly emerged from Covid-19 - or still emerging depending on whom you ask - it affords the oil and gas industry time to take stock.
Salus Technical, a process safety firm, is experiencing growth as they hire a new software product manager and look to bring more people on board by the end of the year.
‘What did I need to do differently?’ – Asco boss shares emotive story that ‘shaped’ approach to health and safety
“That's really where I can look back to and see how my whole focus towards this was developed”, Peter France told the Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) HSE conference.
A North Sea health and safety leader has underlined the need for industry to take the “good practice” it has developed into the transition.
More than 100 injuries were recorded in the UK onshore wind sector last year, according to new figures.
Calls are being made to address women working offshore in the North Sea facing risk due to poorly-fitting PPE safety gear.
BW Offshore has been ordered to improve after workers were put in serious danger on Harbour Energy’s (LON: HBR) Catcher field.
Able UK fined £200k after worker sustained life-threatening injuries while dismantling the Brent Bravo platform
A civil engineering company has been sentenced after a worker suffered life-threatening injuries while working to decommission a former North Sea oil and gas installation.
‘Lives were endangered’ – Union boss hits out at North Sea safety culture after supply ship crashes into oil rig
A leading union chief says a collision between an oil rig and a supply vessel in the North Sea is the result of “commercial pressure” on safety.
Valaris has been criticised by the safety watchdog after a North Sea supply ship sustained "significant damage" after crashing into one of its offshore rigs.
The global Oil and Gas Industry has grown exponentially in the last 20 years seeing a 50% increase. Global dependency on these companies has never been so important as it is today, with growth parameters indicating energy demand to double by 2050.
Higher oil prices may act as a “compelling driver” for North Sea operators to face up to their maintenance and operational backlogs.
A survivor of Piper Alpha has returned to an environment involving flames for the first time since the tragic incident 33 years ago to raise safety awareness.
An Aberdeenshire safety firm is forecasting a revenue bump after striking a deal with a global operational risk management company.
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.
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.