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.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
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.
The chairman of the Health and safety Executive (HSE) has warned the North Sea needs to be “constantly vigilant” after a platform was evacuated over structural concerns.
An investigation has been launched after a substance which can cause suffocation was found in an offshore diver’s breathing gas.
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.
A union boss has called on operator EnQuest to be transparent about any structural issues with its Thistle platform in the North Sea.
A union boss has said “the eye is being taken off the ball” after a pair of fires took place in one day on separate North Sea platforms.
Shell has been dealt with a safety notice after failing to properly ensure workers would be protected during an emergency on a North Sea platform.
Aberdeen-headquartered firm Scotoil has been served a prohibition notice by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for failing to restrict exposure to radiation.
The North Sea oil industry has been warned of the cyber security threat from “angry” workers facing rota changes.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety notice after a support vessel collided with an offshore platform in the North Sea.
Oil giant Shell has confirmed all decommissioning work on the Curlew floating production vessel (FPSO) has been suspended due to an "incident" involving a worker.
North Sea oil companies have grasped the need to “reconnect” teams on the “beach” with those offshore, a health and safety chief has said.
SSE has been condemned by the safety watchdog over the potential for a “jet fire” to occur at a gas storage facility.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has handed Premier Oil an improvement notice on the Balmoral platform.
Canadian Natural Resources International (CNRI) has been hit with a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) notice after failing to warn staff during an emergency oil and gas leak.
Oilfield services firm Petrofac has confirmed it lodged an appeal against a prohibition notice served to one of its floating production vessels.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has found a number of "defective" valves on platforms operated by the UK arm of Italian oil firm Eni.
The Offshore Coordinating Group (OCG) has hit out at the offshore sector after Health and Safety Executive (HSE) stats showed it raised more than 900 non-compliance issues with operators last year.
A Yorkshire solar firm has been heavily fined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker fell from a roof while completing an installation.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed that it intends to take "no further action" in its probe of the Ninian Southern rig, which had to be down-manned last week amid concerns over faulty lifeboats.
Safety organisation Step Change in Safety (Step Change) has announced the launch of new guidance outlining best practice in oil and gas to prevent hydrocarbon release.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirms that inspectors looking into the Forties Pipeline System were “satisfied” with repair work carried out as the system becomes fully operational.
The owner of the stranded oil rig on the Isle of Lewis is facing calls for investigation after a report revealed a string of leaks and breaches of health and safety in the North Sea by other rigs owned by Transocean.