The crew on board the Piper Bravo has been reduced to “essential workers only” after a Covid outbreak on board the North Sea platform.
The Scottish Conservatives have called for a solution to help oil and gas workers returning from ‘red list’ countries and forced to quarantine.
Nearly 120 people have now been linked to a Covid outbreak on board the Shell Shearwater production hub in the North Sea.
India expects fuel demand to get back to pre-virus levels by the end of 2021 as the world’s third-biggest oil consumer emerges from the clutches of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Oil extended losses as a coronavirus resurgence raised concerns about demand ahead of an OPEC+ meeting this week that could see the alliance boost some halted output.
Indonesian upstream regulator SKKMigas does not expect operations at BP’s Tangguh liquefied natural gas (LNG) Train 3 project, which is under construction, to start until mid-2022, due to delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gastech, one of the world's largest exhibitions and conferences focused on gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and hydrogen, will take place in Dubai, from 21-23 September 2021, instead of Singapore, as previously planned, due to COVID-19 uncertainties and travel restrictions.
A union boss has stressed the need for vigilance offshore as North Sea operators try to catch up on safety-critical maintenance work.
India’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) importers are asking suppliers to defer deliveries as measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus have cut demand for the fuel.
India, the world's third-largest oil importer, is the latest coronavirus hotspot. It has recently hit a record-breaking number of new daily coronavirus cases—a statistic that dented oil demand and pressured oil prices.
Shell has reached a key milestone for giving the greenlight to Jackdaw, a North Sea project which was delayed amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
India’s Covid-19 crisis has pummelled demand for transport fuels to the lowest in several months, highlighting the risks for energy consumption amid an uneven global recovery from the pandemic.
Subsea 7 has confirmed 10 crew members on a North Sea supply vessel have tested positive for Covid-19.
Eni has swung back to profits in Q1 as commodity prices improved, and announced plans for an IPO or stake sale in a new renewables unit.
With everything the oil and gas industry has had to contend with in the last year, it would be easy for companies to lose sight of the wider picture.
The “psychological ceiling” of $200,000 day rates for offshore drillships will be broken “more routinely” now that the market has reached pre-Covid levels.
‘The loophole is ridiculous’: Mix-up leaves north seafarers missing vital family time stranded in quarantine hotel in Edinburgh
Seafarers told they were heading home to spend quality time with family have instead been left stranded “like prisoners” in a quarantine hotel after arriving in Scotland hours before exemption rules were updated.
In the last year, the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the risks of working in what was already one of the most hostile environments on Earth. But, with the first anniversary of the outbreak not long in our collective rear-view mirrors, offshore workers in the North Sea are facing a twin threat: emerging new variants of the virus and increasing Covid-fatigue and complacency.
With just hours until the Chancellor’s Budget, the RMT Union has called for creation of a £220million annual “Just Transition Fund” for offshore workers.
India, once the center of global oil demand growth, expects its fuel consumption to bounce back during the coming year as the nation recoups the losses caused by Covid-19.
The testing, inspection and certification firm at the centre of the north-east Brazilian Covid scare has spoken out about the unfolding health crisis.
An Aberdeen-based drilling contractor has launched a petition urging the UK Government to give oil workers returning from overseas a full quarantine exemption.
US oil majors ExxonMobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips had their credit ratings lowered after S&P Global Ratings followed through on its recent warning and revised the industry’s risk profile due to climate change and weak earnings.
More cases of Covid-19 have been discovered following an outbreak on an Ithaca Energy North Sea platform.
North Sea operator CNOOC is working to tackle a Covid outbreak on board its Scott platform.