Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has insisted temperature checks and social distancing “do work” as a Covid-19 safety measure for offshore helicopter flights, despite concerns from workers and unions over the practices.
Hotel rooms should be used to isolate suspected coronavirus infected workers returning from offshore platforms, according to Scottish trade unions.
North Sea oil and gas “must be part of the response” to Scotland’s economic woes once a solution to the coronavirus outbreak has been found, a trade union has said.
The workforce constructing the new Hinkley nuclear power station is to be reduced by more than half to around 2,000 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Smaller North Sea oil and gas firms are “less developed in their thinking” around the current energy transition and the need to diversify their business, according to a new energy sector report.
A walkout of
more than 100 workers yesterday at ExxonMobil's Mossmorran plant in Fife has been resolved today after "positive discussions", according to trade unions.
A predicted boom in North Sea offshore wind jobs has been branded “a pipe dream” by union bosses after the Scottish Government admitted that it only uses “estimates” of current employment figures in the sector.
More than 100 workers staged an unofficial walkout at the controversial Mossmorran chemical plant in Fife yesterday.
The current Secretary of State for Scotland has faced a backlash after he described the foreign construction of offshore wind turbines for Scottish projects as "the market economy at work".
New proposals to make Scotland a monopile construction hub for future UK-wide offshore wind projects has been branded “a really big ask” by a UK renewable energy expert.
A strict new rule change by the Scottish Government requires offshore wind farm developers to set out how they plan to create local jobs.
Scottish trade unions are to warn top bosses and government that “the job losses scandal has to stop” during an offshore wind summit at Holyrood today.
Troubled Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) will see its Arnish yard mothballed today despite accounts indicating the firm stemmed its haemorrhaging losses by over £42 million.
A bitter war of words has broken out as two Scottish trade unions have accused the Scottish Government of inaction over jobs at troubled firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab).
Anxious workers at Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) have been “left in the dark” over their future despite a job-saving contract announcement last month, according to a Scottish trade union.
A new wind farm deal for Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) could bring a Christmas jobs boost to workers at its Arnish yard, according to a source close to the firm.
About 50 jobs are set to go at Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab's) Arnish yard over the next week as work has dried up at the site.
Steel structures contracted to be built by Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) for a giant Moray Firth wind project are now finally being shipped out to site after a month-long delay.
The UK Government's net zero plan is "negligent at best, vindictive and cruel at its worst", according to the boss of one of the UK's biggest trade unions.
Proposed changes to offshore wind leasing by the UK Crown Estate have angered a trade union, causing it to warn its Scottish counterpart that it should be telling developers north of the border: “no jobs, no lease”.
A trade union has warned energy giant Centrica that it "can't cut its way out of a crisis" as it looks to slash jobs and make £250 million in efficiencies on the back of poor half-year financial results.
A mammoth 84-turbine wind farm has contributed £460 million to the Scottish economy and created more than 7,000 jobs during the three year development construction of the project.
Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is to reopen its yard at Methil, Fife, and create 40 new jobs at the site.
The UK Government "must be clear on who will pay" for the switch to a greener economy, according to a trade union.
Unions have accused Scottish-based offshore wind developers EDF Renewables of "literally" shipping profits abroad in a letter to the Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair work.