Helicopter operator NHV improved the Covid-19 cleaning regime at its Aberdeen base after being pulled up by the UK's health and safety watchdog.
It is almost impossible to underestimate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only have 13-million-plus cases of infection and more than 570,000 deaths been reported [July 2020], but the virus is still with us and it is still killing people in many parts of the world. Uncertainty about the future is high, despite moves towards reopening economies and success by some nations in bringing the virus under control within their borders. The uncertainty is compounded because many nations are still facing rapid growth in infection rates.
An offshore safety boss has blamed a local outbreak in Aberdeen for a rise in the number of North Sea workers that have come into contact with people showing symptoms of Covid-19.
A UK boss of Petrofac has warned the North Sea supply chain “cannot afford for bad practices to creep in during this moment of crisis".
Petrofac is expecting areas of its business to “bounce back” in 2021, according to a UK boss, as it handles the effects of Covid-19.
Aberdeen shares top spot with Glasgow, Norwich and Slough in a league table of UK towns and cities seeing the biggest month-on-month increase in people claiming unemployment- related benefits.
Petrofac has set new targets to reduce its emissions and increase the percentage of women in its senior roles within the decade.
Occidental Petroleum Corp. reported a $6.6 billion writedown in the second quarter, equivalent to more than 40% of its market value, as the collapse in energy prices took its toll on the debt-laden U.S. shale oil producer.
Job losses related to the coronavirus pandemic are approaching the 100,000 mark for US oilfield services companies as layoffs continued to mount in July.
A marine and risk consultancy firm is offering struggling businesses in the north-east a helping hand to try and support them through the pandemic.
Borr Drilling has appointed Patrick Schorn as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Svend Anton Maier who will remain with the company as a special adviser.
Fuel retailers overcharged motorists when the coronavirus lockdown was introduced by failing to fully pass on savings, according to analysis.
UK listed oil and gas companies recorded more profit warnings in the second quarter of 2020 than in the whole of last year, according to a new report by EY.
A world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and software development will give the keynote address at the ENGenious Online 2020 conference next month.
Petrofac has shared details of a number of contracts that will potentially be put out to tender over the next year.
A leading IT expert expects North Sea oil and gas operators to adopt a hybrid of traditional and new working practices post Covid-19.
A Cromarty Firth boss has replied to rising oil rig noise complaints, saying residents “have chosen to live on the shores of a busy, industrial port”.
US oilfield services giant Halliburton has confirmed it will close its main UK office in Aberdeen.
Safety leaders have voiced concerns that a backlog of maintenance work may have built up offshore during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has said the energy giant will “resize as appropriate” as it moves to become a “simpler and leaner” organisation.
Bosses at Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) are looking to push on with remote working practices after seeing an “improvement in performance” during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Saipem has confirmed it will “considerably” downsize its investment plans after posting pre-tax and interest losses of £644 million for the first half of this year.
A leading industry body has revealed suspected Covid-19 cases offshore have continued to fall due to “effective industry-wide measures”.
The number of people looking for employment through Nigeria’s biggest recruiting website has jumped five-fold since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, highlighting the struggle faced by many in Africa’s largest economy.
Former members of the Lloyds Register upstream consulting team say they are “building a better future” after the entire department was closed down.