The UK’s workplace safety watchdog has accused two offshore energy sector firms of putting crew at “serious risk” of catching Covid-19.
A union boss said yesterday that the difficulty of balancing platform maintenance backlogs against the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks was putting North Sea workers in a “dangerous situation”.
Workers have been removed from a BP North Sea platform after a positive Covid-19 case on board.
An investigation into a “potentially disastrous” issue on one of BP’s UK offshore platforms is under way.
Helicopter operator NHV improved the Covid-19 cleaning regime at its Aberdeen base after being pulled up by the UK's health and safety watchdog.
An offshore safety boss has blamed a local outbreak in Aberdeen for a rise in the number of North Sea workers that have come into contact with people showing symptoms of Covid-19.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is making “initial inquiries” after a generator overheated on the FPF-1 platform in the central North Sea.
Safety leaders have voiced concerns that a backlog of maintenance work may have built up offshore during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Very few people instinctively know what to do during a crisis.
The debate on how best UK businesses can safely return to work is gathering pace - and volume - with employers now carefully picking through the various advice, regulations and laws put in place by Westminster and Holyrood to counter the impact of Covid-19.
A building that just a few years ago was at the heart of plans for a major regeneration project in Aberdeen is changing hands as part of a £65 million property deal.
Waste not, want not: Why offshore processing of drill cuttings has become the new norm in the North Sea
The past year has seen a practice shift across the North Sea, as companies strive to ensure their commitment to HSE is reflected throughout every aspect of their operations.
The oil and gas industry cannot afford to go into “reverse” on health and safety in the North Sea, a sector chief has warned.
The UK's health and safety watchdog has warned Total after workers on one of its North Sea platforms were exposed to a dangerous gas.
A North Sea safety chief has revealed plans to assemble a new work group to tackle the thorny subject of offshore lifeboat evacuation training.
The UK's safety regulator has announced the appointment of a new CEO.
Marathon Oil UK has been fined more than £1 million for safety failures after a pipe ruptured and leaked more than two tonnes of high pressure, high temperature methane gas on a North Sea platform four years ago.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has handed Premier Oil an improvement notice on the Balmoral platform.
Premier Oil was warned by regulators after issues with the Balmoral platform's flare created a safety risk.
North Sea oil firm EnQuest has confirmed it will change rota patterns for hundreds of its offshore workers.
Aberdeen firm EnerMech has appointed Emmanuelle Marshall as Group HSE Director.
Several organisations have come together in a video campaign to prevent another Piper Alpha-level disaster in the North Sea.
Future asbestos-related deaths arising from construction in the 1970s North Sea oil boom are “inevitable” according to a legal team supporting victims.
Weaknesses in procedures aimed at preventing major North Sea gas leaks have been identified in a review by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Perenco has vowed to carry out a review following a scolding from the UK's workplace safety watchdog.