Leading trade unions have reacted to reports that oil and gas giant Shell is considering a “jab or job” policy for employees.
A power-sharing deal between the SNP and the Scottish Greens could thwart further investment in North Sea oil and gas, industry figures have warned.
Nearly 35,000 UK jobs supported by the oil and gas industry have been lost in the last year as Covid and volatile prices struck, according to a landmark new report.
The Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior ship will be back in Aberdeen on Saturday to host a panel discussion on the need for a “just transition” for oil workers.
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.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has condemned Repsol Sinopec following a gas leak and shutdown of the Piper Bravo platform, which came after failing to carry out major repairs.
A new report has highlighted mental health as an increasing concern for the North-sea energy sector’s workforce.
A union boss has joined calls to stop “degrading” treatment of women working offshore in the North Sea.
Investigators have raised safety concerns after discovery of a gearbox failure on a CHC helicopter in Aberdeen after a “crunching sound” was heard.
“Serious concerns” have been raised after inspectors found multiple “cracks” in the hull of the Foinaven FPSO west of Shetland, amid a catalogue of other safety issues.
Several crew members on an Aberdeen registered vessel were left needing hospital treatment after a Covid-19 outbreak on board.
US oilfield equipment and service firm Weatherford dealt another painful blow to the Aberdeen oil industry yesterday by confirming plans to shut down its manufacturing facilities in the city.
A trade union boss has warned predictions that 8,000 jobs have been lost in the oil and gas sector due to the latest downturn are likely to be very conservative.
North Sea operators have shelved more than half a billion pounds of decommissioning spending, according to a new report from Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).
More than half of the estimated £50bn investment for the UK government’s offshore wind plan is expected to go to overseas companies.
Governments in Holyrood and Westminster have been accused of having “no political will” to support a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy.
A North Sea trade union boss has warned the oil industry is “teetering on the brink” due to a lack of activity and investment in the basin.
A union boss has said the extension of the UK furlough scheme comes “too late” for thousands of lost jobs in the North Sea oil industry.
Shell has moved to reassure offshore workers that they will receive their full day rate, even if they’re forced to return home due to Covid-19 concerns.
Trade union chiefs said yesterday that offshore workers have “a lot of concern” about North Sea firms’ ability to keep a lid on Covid-19 while increasing crew numbers on platforms.
Schlumberger has completed its plan to cut 21,000 jobs in response to the oil downturn, according to its latest accounts.
A ship currently detained over unpaid wages is expected to set sail from Aberdeen Harbour despite still owing workers up to £150,000.
A union official has said news of Shell planning thousands of job cuts globally puts the North Sea’s green recovery “in sharp focus”.
A trade union boss has suggested creating a “job share” scheme to help safeguard North Sea oil industry workers’ positions until offshore activity ramps up next year.
Workers on a number of installations in the northern North Sea have been told to stay alert after a Greenpeace ship was spotted in the area.