A North Sea operator has been given a slap on the wrist after an “uncontrolled hydrocarbon gas release” occurred on one of its platforms.
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‘Potential for a major accident’: HSE slams Shell as three-tonne object dropped 50-feet on North Sea platform
Shell has been slammed by the safety regulator after a three-tonne object was dropped more than 50-feet on board a North Sea platform.
For well over a year now, North Sea oil and gas workers have had to comply with numerous measures designed to stop the spread of Covid-19.
The HSE has issued a warning after an emergency stop prevented a collision between an offshore supply ship and a Perenco platform in the North Sea.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has condemned Repsol Sinopec following a gas leak and shutdown of the Piper Bravo platform, which came after failing to carry out major repairs.
A union boss has stressed the need for vigilance offshore as North Sea operators try to catch up on safety-critical maintenance work.
A company caught up in a “dangerous” Buchan Alpha decommissioning incident has been given little more than a “slap on the wrist” by the HSE, according to an offshore union.
More cases of Covid-19 have been discovered following an outbreak on an Ithaca Energy North Sea platform.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has criticised Chrysaor after failing to maintain the launching system for its only lifeboat on board the Jade platform.
Diamond Offshore has received a warning from the safety regulator after “asbestos debris” was spread on a North Sea rig.
Safety concerns have been raised after figures revealed a 55-tonne gas leak at the Apache Beryl Alpha platform in the North Sea.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has been hit with a safety warning after an object fell more than 200ft from a crane on the Piper Bravo platform.
Two years ago, on the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster we wrote about the challenges facing the North Sea: the large, experienced operators replaced with new entrants to the world of exploration, production and operatorship, the tight budgets and contractor margins.
An investigation has been launched after a maintenance worker was rushed to hospital with burn injuries and having “fallen from height” at a Highland wind farm.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed it prevented more than a million dodgy Covid-19 face masks from reaching the UK supply chain, with many headed for the North Sea oil and gas industry.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reported that four workers have contracted Covid-19 as a result of occupational exposure offshore, with more expected to follow.
Energy giant BP has said it will “never forget the 11 people who lost their lives, nor the damage caused” in the Deepwater Horizon disaster exactly 10 years ago.
HSE uncovers risks of explosion, electrocution and exposure to welding fumes at Aberdeen drilling firm
Health inspectors have shut down certain works at an Aberdeen drilling equipment firm after uncovering a series of dangers to workers.
Almost 40% of the North Sea workforce has been cut as operators attempt to wrestle with the growing coronavirus crisis.
Ithaca Energy has been warned by the UK's safety watchdog after exposing workers to “risk of serious personal injury or death from fire and explosion” on a North Sea vessel.
A document has revealed that UK safety regulators flagged issues with EnQuest’s Thistle platform years before it was evacuated over subsea structural concerns.
A union boss has defended the £500,000 price tag for a new research project into the health effects of North Sea offshore working patterns.
A senior diving boss has described how his son has been “crippled by incompetence” while preparing an oil rig for work in the North Sea.
2019 has been an eventful year where further major hydrocarbon releases and events have occurred, proving we cannot afford to take our attention off other major accident hazards.
The chairman of the Health and Safety Executive has called out “complacency” on cyber security within oil and gas and other sectors across the UK.