The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed Samantha Peace to lead its Energy Division as current director Chris Flint looks to retire.
A top offshore safety watchdog has “deep concern” that barriers to prevent potentially deadly hydrocarbon releases (HCRs) from North Sea platforms have been “degraded” amid the pandemic.
Industry leaders reflected on a year spent “facing a common enemy” during the closing session of the Oil and Gas UK HSE conference.
Safety leaders have voiced concerns that a backlog of maintenance work may have built up offshore during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Very few people instinctively know what to do during a crisis.
Energy giant BP has said it will “never forget the 11 people who lost their lives, nor the damage caused” in the Deepwater Horizon disaster exactly 10 years ago.
North Sea oil companies have grasped the need to “reconnect” teams on the “beach” with those offshore, a health and safety chief has said.