The UK government has published a report on improvements made to the safety regime in the North Sea offshore sector since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Business people from across the world are travelling to the US for the annual OTC meeting - the world's most important oil and gas show, being held in Houston from April 30-May 3.
Trade unions for offshore workers joined forces today with industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) to decry proposed EU safety regulation, saying it could set the industry back years.
OH DEAR, the meddlers at the European Commission are at it again . . . planning a raft of new rules and regulations without taking proper account of what is already in place.