Electricity demand is unlikely to return to normal levels even after the development of a coronavirus vaccine, according to a new report by scientists from Columbia University.
International energy services provider Hunting has made further job losses as it continues to battle the dual impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the oil price slump.
Energy giant BP returned to profit in the third quarter of 2020 as the firm benefitted from the absence of the huge write-offs and impairments which dented its previous results in August.
Industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) said today it is seeing “very worrying signs” for employment in the North Sea sector.
Shell has announced plans to begin testing North Sea workers for Covid-19 before they head offshore.
Aberdeen faces a “tough winter ahead” as new figures show job opportunities in the city are the worst in the UK.
A restructuring specialist has warned more North Sea oilfield service firms are “operating in crisis mode” and that he expects to see higher levels of insolvencies next year.
Billions of pounds of extra help has been announced for firms and workers hit by coronavirus restrictions.
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Trade union chiefs said yesterday that offshore workers have “a lot of concern” about North Sea firms’ ability to keep a lid on Covid-19 while increasing crew numbers on platforms.
The UK’s workplace safety watchdog has accused two offshore energy sector firms of putting crew at “serious risk” of catching Covid-19.
North Sea safety bosses have insisted the oil and gas industry is “still in control”, despite a recent resurgence of Covid-19 offshore.
Workers have been flown off a platform in the Central North Sea over fears about an outbreak of Covid-19 on board.
More than a dozen workers have been removed from a North Sea platform after a colleague tested positive for Covid-19.
As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, the signs are all there that we’re heading into winter, whilst also facing a spiralling pandemic.
Crew members on an oil vessel in Cromarty Firth are isolating after a colleague who remains on board tested positive for Covid-19.
“The oil industry has got a terrible habit of playing itself down when in reality it, and Aberdeen specifically, has a load to offer. We’ve been through things like this before and if there was a more positive attitude I think we’d be in a much better place.”
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