Watchdog also warned operators they "cannot contract out" their legal HSE obligations.
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The Ocean GreatWhite was working for BP around 125 miles west of the Shetland Islands.
The UK safety regulator has warned CNOOC over its inspection routines for process equipment on board the North Sea’s Buzzard platform.
Safety regulators have put Petrofac on notice after it found poor assessments left offshore workers on the Kittiwake platform at risk of exposure to hazardous fumes.
Meanwhile, maintenance topped the list of more than 1,000 "non-compliance issues" in HSE's annual report.
Drilling company Valaris (NYSE: VAL) has been fined £130,000 by an Aberdeen court following a North Sea crane boom collapse in 2016.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued an improvement notice to North Sea operator Apache over its failure to properly maintain supports to the flaring system on its Beryl hub.
Offshore medevacs are meanwhile at their highest level in five years.
Martin Hill, then 63, narrowly avoided having both feet amputated.
Ithaca Energy, TAQA and Apache installations named in HSE documents.
‘Angst’ as new HSE data finds 36% of UK offshore workers now above 100kg maximum weight threshold.
An exodus of workers seeking other opportunities is the “number one challenge” facing safety in North Sea decommissioning, according to the industry watchdog.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning to Stena Drilling relating to potential risks of legionella bacteria exposure on its Stena Don installation.
The UK’s safety regulator has reprimanded TotalEnergies after crane equipment on the Dunbar platform was left in a poor state of repair for several years.
HSE is aware of aware of incidents of “damaged and dislodged gratings”on rigs which presented risks of harm to offshore workers..
HSE and the Police worked to strip the divers of their qualifications, both of whom worked for North Sea contractors.
Health and safety inspectors have issued an improvement notice to TotalEnergies after finding nearly 900 standing alarms on the Elgin/Franklin installation in the North Sea.
An oil and gas company has been fined £535,000 after a worker sustained life-changing injuries following the uncontrolled collapse of a crane.
Unite the Union has announced that 200 of its members working at Exxon Mobil's (NYSE:XOM) Mossmorran petrochemical plant have withdrawn their labour over health and safety concerns.
Oil and gas firm Perenco has been hit with a trio of safety improvement notices over the state of one of its Southern North Sea platforms.
As a result the accident Norwegian contractor Island Drilling has been hit with an improvement notice.
Investigations are continuing six months after worker Jason Thomas went missing from the Valaris 121 North Sea oil rig.
The offshore industry will review the weight and size of North Sea workers as concerns are raised over crews fitting into platform lifeboats.
The UK’s safety regulator has issued a warning to Shell (LON:SHEL) over inadequate safety and risk management procedures on its North Sea Shearwater hub.
Regulation of safety in the energy sector is uniquely challenging in high-hazard environments, particularly with increasing pressures to innovate to achieve the transition to net zero and provide energy security.