Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Walking the talk

"INITIATIVE rich but action poor" - that's how our industry has been described. There has certainly been no shortage of ideas about how we can improve our methods of working to take cost out of the supply chain; but sometimes the pace of the uptake of initiatives leaves more than a little to be desired.

Oil & Gas

Buy British – well, sort of

The core task of the Offshore Supplies Office (OSO) was to raise the domestic content of UK North Sea expenditure to at least 70%. As Britain struggled to get to grips with its offshore oil&gas prize in the early years, it was deemed vital that the orders for platforms, pipelines and equipment were not lost overseas.

Oil & Gas

Baby, it’s cold outside

After the recent spate of cold weather, we are all now looking forward to spring and the promise of some sunshine and warmth. But what about those who have to work outside in the cold and in the middle of the North Sea?

Breaking