With the UK having seemingly emerged from Covid-19 - or still emerging depending on whom you ask - it affords the oil and gas industry time to take stock.
“We've got to learn from what others have gone through, but at the same time pass on our own learnings to other industries,” says Offshore Energies UK’s (OEUK) new safety boss Mark Wilson.
A story carried by EV on June 23 has been gnawing at me ever since …
Today, social media has become the primary source for news for much of the world.
I’m writing this sitting on a flight to Saudi Arabia after more than two years of no business travel thanks to Covid-19.
With a foot on either side of the Atlantic, Helix Energy Solutions has a good vantage point from which to cast a view across the global oil and gas market.
We were asked many times during the pandemic to predict what the next six or 12 months had in store – which was almost impossible for us to forecast. Alternatively, we can predict what will be coming in the next twelve months when it comes to chronic disease – otherwise known as non-communicable diseases – which includes conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
As we progress through the latter stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has learned to adapt to this challenging virus after two years of social distancing measures, widespread government intervention and vaccines. While most patients suffering from acute COVID-19 recover fully within approximately four weeks, a growing minority of the world’s population is facing what has come to be termed ‘long COVID’.
Union leaders say they have not seen a ‘candidate shortage’ for North Sea jobs, but that greater engagement with the workforce and better terms will help remove barriers.
Subsea 7 (SUBC: OSLO) is planning a $100 million windfall for shareholders in 2022 as it firmly believes “the market recovery is underway”.
Storm Eunice has hampered efforts by Perenco and IOG to get the latter's flagship North Sea project to first gas.
No matter where in the world and what you have been doing for the past two years, things have been a frenzy of challenges for us to deal with.
An audience of 200 got up early to attend Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC)’s first business breakfast event of the year.
Saudi Aramco said demand for oil is nearing pre-Covid levels and reiterated that producers globally are investing too little in supply.
Prosafe’s rig use rate bounced back in 2021 after a “challenging” period for the offshore accommodation vessel contractor.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has appointed a new health, safety and environment (HSE) director from EnQuest, as incumbent Trevor Stapleton is soon to retire.
A further two energy events have been forced to alter their plans due to the ongoing spread of Omicron across Europe.
As AREG approaches its 20th anniversary supporting renewable energy projects and supply chain members transition from oil and gas to the renewable energy sector, there has been an increasing sense of urgency around climate change and the need to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, as well as widespread government and community interest around COP26 in November.
After consulting with nearly 1,000 risk professionals across 75 countries worldwide and drawing upon insights from the Workforce Resilience Council and International SOS, the results are in.
Organisers have postponed the Offshore Europe exhibition next month amid rising Omicron cases in the UK, dealing a blow to the events industry in Aberdeen.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has confirmed a worker has tested positive for Covid-19 on board a North Sea production ship.
North Sea oil and gas workers have been urged to get vaccinated against Covid as cases of the omicron variant surge in the UK.
The UK has removed all 11 countries from the red list in the face of international pressure.
The North Sea has gone without a major oil and gas release for the first time since industry trade association records began more than 25 years ago.
The omicron variant of the coronavirus is again arriving just in time to cast a shadow over a long-awaited oil and gas industry conference.