Waste specialist Veolia has dismissed any suggestion that the smoke seen billowing from the decommissioned Ninian Northern platform in Shetland could have been toxic.
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There is no doubt that the UK’s energy market is changing rapidly. In 2020, renewable energy accounted for 43% of the UK’s electricity generation. For the first time, clean power generated more electricity than fossil fuels.
A top offshore safety watchdog has “deep concern” that barriers to prevent potentially deadly hydrocarbon releases (HCRs) from North Sea platforms have been “degraded” amid the pandemic.
Safety watchdogs have criticised Harbour Energy over the condition of caissons on the Armada platform in the UK North Sea.
Industry leaders reflected on a year spent “facing a common enemy” during the closing session of the Oil and Gas UK HSE conference.
An investigation has been launched after water entered a North Sea platform’s elevator shaft while crew members were conducting an inspection.
The number of hydrocarbon releases and non-compliance issues increased in the UK offshore oil industry last year, according to new statistics from the country's workplace safety watchdog.
Asymptomatic testing will be the key “ask from government” to help get thousands of people back to work in the North Sea, according to an industry boss.
BP put workers "in harm’s way" during a fire on the ETAP installation, being left without water pumps to extinguish it, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
None of us have been in a situation remotely like this before. The rules and the facts are changing daily and it can be overwhelming to try to keep up with developments.
PIM is ringing the changes with its annual integrity management event this year with the addition of external speakers.
EnQuest has announced it recently sent a work party to assess the next steps for its stricken Thistle Alpha platform in the North Sea.
A new conference has been announced which will focus on the most pressing health and safety issues in the North Sea.
New guidelines were unveiled yesterday to reinvigorate and protect the critical role of offshore elected safety representatives (ESRs).
New figures published by the UK’s safety regulator have revealed there were 235 dangerous occurrences in the North Sea last year.
The North Sea safety regulator has highlighted a “pressing need” to address research gaps into the effects of prolonged offshore shift patterns.
Hypothermia, falls from height and electrocution are among the injuries caused to Scotland’s windfarm workers over the last five years, according to new figures.
The UK's safety regulator has announced the appointment of a new CEO.
The UK's safety watchdog has served notice to energy giant Total over “failures” to assess risks around rota changes at the Shetland Gas Plant.
Shell was hit with a prohibition notice earlier this year over safety concerns on the Brent Charlie platform.