Sun sets on Perseverance rig's time in the North Sea, with Shelf Drilling announcing a 16 month contract with PetroVietnam.
International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)
The group behind the Mental Health and Well-being Charter has confirmed that 35 North Sea firms have backed the project as it calls for more industry support.
A North Sea drilling industry body has warned the viability of UK renewables projects is at risk unless the UK government changes its policy towards windfall taxes and day rates.
Those attending the landmark Offshore Europe conference in Aberdeen this week are being urged to keep the mental health of workers at the forefront of their minds.
Five more leading energy organisations have given their backing to a charter aimed at improving the mental health of thousands of North Sea workers.
Figures from across the industry have helped develop a new charter that would see companies commit to improving the mental health of offshore workers.
IADC calls for ‘top down change’ on mental health as 40% of offshore workers report suicidal thoughts while on duty
A new report prepared by North Sea drilling contractors calls for “lasting and meaningful” change to how the offshore industry deals with the mental health of its workforce.
“There is a real danger that the UK will be left without the resources and talent to make the energy transition a reality safely," the IADC has warned hundreds of MPs and MSPs.
A top rig market analyst has laid bare the impact of the UK Government’s windfall tax hike on the UK’s drilling sector.
‘Once those units go away, they won’t come back’: Drilling contractors head to Westminster in plea for North Sea stability
Drilling contractors will head to Westminster on Wednesday to make the case for stable and continued investment in the North Sea, lest the basin face an exodus of vital equipment and skills.
The Scottish and UK Governments have been called upon to create a long-term energy plan to ensure a ‘viable’ drilling sector remains.
Companies working in Nigeria’s energy sector have called for a faster rate of change from the government.
North Sea drillers have made a £6,500 donation to the RNLI lifeboat station in Aberdeen.