The Scottish Government has decided not to let up quarantine rules for oil and gas workers returning from overseas, deciding that doing so would be “too risky”.
A company director has voiced concerns after he was given a rapid all-clear Covid result –before he had even taken a test.
Pressure is increasing on the Scottish Government to perform a U-turn and release seafarers stranded in a quarantine hotel.
Most oil firms would be “very wary” of trying to enforce a “no jab, no job” vaccine policy for its workforce, according to a top employment lawyer.
BP is reducing the number of workers on one of its North Sea platforms after an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases recorded on board.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said oil and gas workers travelling back into Scotland could be granted exemption from enforced quarantine measures.
More than a dozen workers have been removed from a North Sea installation after two separate cases of Covid-19 were detected on board.
Organisers of Subsea Expo said today they had made the “difficult but sensible” decision to call off this year’s event due to the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Orca Energy sold less gas in 2020, down 8.6% year on year, as a result of COVID-19 and strong hydropower generation in Tanzania.
A top petro-economist said today that the Covid-19 mutation had left an “open question” about the direction of Brent crude prices in the coming weeks.
Oil fell after posting a seventh weekly gain on concern a mutation of Covid-19 discovered in the U.K. could speed transmission of the virus and lead to more lockdowns.
Women-led SMEs across the continent depend on reliable and affordable energy but often lose out because of grid and centralised power problems. Instead of waiting for grid power, Salma Okonkwo argues, off-grid solar projects and mini grids offer a way forward.
With news of a vaccination providing a glimmer of hope to the world, it is believed that we could be nearing a turning point for the pandemic that has gripped the globe.
One of the country's top microbiologists has said he would be “very surprised” if offshore oil and gas workers in the UK receive the Covid-19 vaccine before Easter.
For much of this year, the backbone of conversation has been about working from home, when offices might reopen and what changes there will be.
A trade union boss has warned predictions that 8,000 jobs have been lost in the oil and gas sector due to the latest downturn are likely to be very conservative.
Oil and gas industry warned it needs to become ‘wholly different’ as CCC releases landmark net zero report
North Sea oil and gas firms are being warned they will need to become “wholly different” if they want to retain their position in the structure of the UK’s economy.
Oil markets could be saturated with millions of surplus barrels if OPEC+ fails to agree an extension to current production cuts, according to analysis from Rystad Energy.
Frustrated UAE representatives are sending subtle but strong signals that they may be the first in the OPEC+ oil producers group to break free and go it alone.
Oil kept rising after closing at a eight-month high on increasing optimism that recent Covid-19 vaccine breakthroughs will lead to a swift recovery in global energy demand next year.
Around a fifth of North Sea oil and gas contractors have warned they expect to make further job cuts in 2021 as they continue to deal with ongoing turmoil in the sector.
Oil extended gains after closing at the highest level since August on signs Covid-19 vaccines could be rolled out within weeks and as the start of the U.S. presidential transition process aided markets in general.
A North Sea trade union boss has warned the oil industry is “teetering on the brink” due to a lack of activity and investment in the basin.
Crude held onto a rally amid progress on the development of coronavirus vaccines, with investors shrugging off a smaller-than-expected U.S. inventory build.
OPEC+ said oil producing countries must be ready to act when the group gathers for its next full ministerial meeting in two weeks, the latest indication the cartel is preparing to delay a production increase.