Stena Drilling has settled a North Sea rig layoffs case in Norway out of court ahead of a linked employment tribunal in the UK.
UK and Norwegian unions are taking Stena Drilling to an employment tribunal on a workers’ rights case stemming from “mass layoffs” on a North Sea rig.
Aberdeen-headquartered Stena Drilling has lost a legal case over "mass layoffs" on a North Sea rig but vowed to take its fight further to Norway's Supreme Court.
Unions from the UK and Norway have established a dedicated working group to improve helicopter safety across the North Sea oil and gas industry.
Unions from the UK and Norway have met in Aberdeen to formalise a collaboration to improve helicopter safety across the North Sea.
An umbrella group for unions in Norway has said it is “delighted” after testing a new helicopter seeking to enter the North Sea.
The “risky situation” of Sikorsky S-92 helicopters dominating oil and gas travel in Norway is not sustainable, according to an industry expert.
A Norwegian offshore union has said that Aberdeen-based Stena Drilling is “not wanted” in the country’s waters following a row.
A row has broken out between an Aberdeen-based drilling firm and a Norwegian union over access to an offshore rig.
A Norwegian trade union has accused a rig owner of perpetrating “social dumping” on an offshore vessel.
Strike action in Norway has led to 1700 job cuts, according to reports.
Hundreds of workers have been laid off in Norway amid strike action by Industri Energi.
Norwegian oil workers have declared their support of a UK North Sea strike.
Mediation talks are continuing as the deadline approaches on a possible strike involving hundreds of oil and gas workers in Norway could go on strike unless a wage deal is agreed by the middle of next week, according to reports.
Offshore oil drillers operating in Norway warn that a possible strike over wages could deepen the worst market downturn in a generation.