Oil and gas workers are being urged to ensure they have taken precautions against one of the world's biggest killer diseases as they search further afield to find work away from the North Sea.
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has asked companies to assess their rigs following the death of a worker on the COSL Innovator last year.
Iqarus has added the United Nations (UN) and Nato to its client base after completing its second takeover of 2016, the Aberdeen-based occupational healthcare business said yesterday. Bosses at Iqarus said the acquisition of remote medical support provider Exmed would “propel” the company into some of the world’s most difficult operating environments. Iqarus declined to give a price for the takeover of Exmed, which has supported operations as far afield as Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Siberia, but did reveal talks with other takeover targets were at an “advanced stage”.
An investigation is underway by ConocoPhillips after a man fell 2metre on the Ekofisk platform in the Norwegian Sea.
Two workers have been killed while another has been injured after a high-pressure release from a pipeline in South Texas.
Statoil is investigating after an employee working on the Aasta Hansteen project in South Korea was injured last month.
The owners of the rig on which a Norwegian oil worker died said lessons have already been learned after a report said the drilling rig was not designed to resist the wave loads that struck it during a storm.
Updated: PSA warns “more lives could have been lost” on COSL Innovator rig after 100ft wave killed one, injured four
An investigation into the death of a worker on the COSL Innovator warned “more lives could have been lost” if additional staff on board had been in their cabins when a 100ft (30m) wave five crashed through a window.
Esso has been given until the end of the month to fix a number of issues after being hit with a number of improvement points by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA).
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said it found a number of non-conformities on the Rowan Viking facility regarding emergency preparedness and logistics.
The finding of an investigation into the death of an Aker Solution’s worker in huge waves on the Troll field is expected today.
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) will submit a report tomorrow following an investigation into the death of a worker in huge waves last year.
A worker who fell 20metres to his death at a TransCanada work site in northern Alberta has been identified.
Pilots are flying into a "black hole" when landing on North Sea platforms at night.
Statoil employees have left Algeria just a couple of weeks after the gas plant where they worked was attacked by terrorists.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said a gas leak on a North Sea platform on Boxing Day last year had exposed workers to an "unacceptable risk of serious personal injury from fire and explosion".
An offshore worker is suing an oil and gas firm for around £100,000 after he tripped over a hose at work.
Swire Pacific Offshore has been hit with a Health and Safety (HSE) improvement notice after an incident involving Shell's Curlew FPSO in the North Sea. The move comes after Shell were also hit with a warning notice last year following the incident in January 2015.
New documents show a gas leak on the Brae Alpha platform was categorised as "major" by the Health and Safety executive (HSE).
Statoil said it has mobilised an emergency response organisation after the In Salah Gas asset in Algeria was hit by explosive munitions earlier today.
Production has been halted by Petrobras on its P-48 FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) vessel after a fire earlier this week.
Offshore workers' mental health is being affected by the downturn in the oil industry to the point where there is an increased suicide risk according to the boss of an offshore healthcare provider.
The wife of an offshore worker has spoken of the moment she had a “gut feeling” her husband had been involved in a North Sea helicopter crash.
Training records for the co-pilot of the fatal Sumburgh crash suggested he had experienced some difficulties during a course with "managing the workload and becoming overloaded" at times.
A survivor of a helicopter crash said he felt "no anger" after it was found pilot error was most likely responsible for the fatal incident, which left four people dead.