EnQuest has announced it recently sent a work party to assess the next steps for its stricken Thistle Alpha platform in the North Sea.
An offshore union has called for a “robust inspection regime” to be imposed after more than 100 workers were evacuated from a North Sea platform over structural concerns.
EnQuest has confirmed that the crew of a North Sea platform that was evacuated yesterday are now being flown ashore.
A union boss has called on operator EnQuest to be transparent about any structural issues with its Thistle platform in the North Sea.
The top Big Oil operators in the Gulf of Mexico said Tuesday they are evacuating workers from most of their deepwater platforms in response to this hurricane season's first looming disturbance in the area.
Canadian officials have started evacuating 8,000 people by air from work camps north of a city devastated by a massive wildfire that has grown to cover 85,000 hectares.
ConocoPhillips has shut down output at its Eldfisk and Embla fields in the North Sea and is evacuating staff from its Eldfisk platform due to the threat of a drifting barge hitting its installations.
Statoil has flown home more than 100 workers from seven installations in the North Sea. The company said the measure had been taken as a precaution due to "limitations" to lifeboats on board. The staff are expected to resume work this weekend and will be flown back out to work.
Oil workers had to be evacuated from a platform in the North Sea after a cargo vessel carrying radioactive waste began drifting towards it. The Denmark-registered Parida, which was carrying a cargo of radioactive concrete waste from Scrabster to Antwerp, lost engine power after a fire broke out in one of her funnels at about 8pm on Monday.