Shell has moved to reassure offshore workers that they will receive their full day rate, even if they’re forced to return home due to Covid-19 concerns.
Shell has announced plans to begin testing North Sea workers for Covid-19 before they head offshore.
A decision on whether Shell will be allowed to keep the giant legs of the Brent field in the North Sea forever has been “postponed”.
The Shell Penguins redevelopment is making progress with the arrival of three huge subsea structures in Invergordon.
Bristow Helicopters has used modified three former search and rescue (SAR) helicopters to bring North Sea workers suspected to have coronavirus to shore.
A worker who has shown symptoms of the coronavirus has been placed into quarantine on Shell’s Brent Charlie platform in the North Sea.
Archer said yesterday that it is looking for opportunities to redeploy crew after Shell decided to terminate early a North Sea well decommissioning contract.
Shell has confirmed that all crew returned to the Brent Charlie platform yesterday.
Inspectors forced Shell to shut down a North Sea platform in June after discovering pipework was in a dangerous condition.
Shell was hit with a prohibition notice earlier this year over safety concerns on the Brent Charlie platform.
Shell has said production is likely to be back up in the "next few days" on Brent Charlie after a power failure led to 29 workers being downmanned last week.
A power failure on board Shell's Brent Charlie platform led to 29 oilworkers being downmanned.