North Sea

North Sea

Oil workers must heed IR35 rules when setting up own businesses

13/08/2020

The oil and gas downturn of approximately five years ago where the price of a barrel of oil dropped to less than $30 led to thousands of employees in the sector being made redundant.  Those who wished to remain in the sector had to be patient before ultimately securing further employment.

Opinion

Curlew – a decom object lesson

10/08/2020

I’m baffled by the Curlew decommissioning saga that will now see the life-expired FPSO be dismantled in Norway rather than via the original arrangement whereby it was to be prepped in Dundee prior to being towed to Turkey for chopping up.