Major energy services companies in the North Sea have today put in place a joint initiative aimed at blocking unskilled labour in the market.
Bilfinger Salamis UK has won a contract worth more than €20 million (£17m) at the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant under construction in south-west England.
Bilfinger Salamis has been awarded a €40 million (£35m) inspection contract for Total E&P assets in Denmark.
Job cuts at industrial services giant Bilfinger have now reached 4,000 globally so far this year.
Bilfinger Salamis was having a “particularly strong year” before Covid-19 struck the oil and gas industry, new accounts have revealed.
Bilfinger has revealed it has shed nearly 2,600 jobs globally since the start of 2020.
German industrial services giant Bilfinger has won two contracts worth £350million for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, creating 350 jobs in the UK.
Many North Sea oilfield service firms are being left in a “desperate situation” over whether to axe staff or pay mounting maintenance costs to keep them on furlough.
North-east energy sector chiefs largely welcomed an extension of the UK Government furlough scheme, but cautioned it may do little to roll back the tide of oil and gas redundancies.
An Aberdeen oil and gas contractor has sacked a number of North Sea workers due to a drop-off in demand related to the coronavirus outbreak.
A walkout of more than 100 workers yesterday at ExxonMobil's Mossmorran plant in Fife has been resolved today after "positive discussions", according to trade unions.
More than 100 workers staged an unofficial walkout at the controversial Mossmorran chemical plant in Fife yesterday.
A North Sea deal between one of the basin’s biggest producers and a little-known consortium has set “alarm bells ringing” in the UK offshore oil and gas sector, a trade union boss has said.
Industry body Decom North Sea (DNS) has appointed Jinda Nelson as chair of its board.
US oil and gas giant ExxonMobil has announced the award of a "multi-million" deal at its Mossmorran facility to engineering firm Bilfinger.
A survey from the UK’s largest offshore union has found high levels of job insecurity among the contractor workforce in the North Sea.
The head of Bilfinger has said an industry labour shortage, which could materialise in “two or three years”, is among his main concerns for the oil and gas sector.
German industrial services giant Bilfinger saw “strong demand” for its offshore services in the UK and Norway in the first half of the year.
Oil service provider Bilfinger has announced the appointment of a new maintenance lead.
German engineering services giant Bilfinger said oil and gas demand was improving, as it posted improved pre-tax earnings for its Q2 results.
An acquisition could be on the cards for German industrial services giant Bilfinger as it looks to expand its footprint in the UK North Sea by further developing its maintenance, modifications and operations services.
Engineering firm Bilfinger SE has announced it plans to pursue former executives for damages worth at least 100 million euros (£88million).
The Unite trade union said yesterday it would ballot members on industrial action over a dispute about training for offshore scaffolders.
A collection of businesses and supporters of the NnG (Neart na Gaoithe) Offshore Wind Farm, known as the NnG Coalition, have published an open letter asking that RSPB Scotland now 'work constructively with the project'.
The chief executive of German industrial services giant Bilfinger said yesterday that the North Sea has not become an elephants’ graveyard.