The son of a North Sea worker who suffered a heart attack offshore has praised medics after his father was airlifted to hospital yesterday.
The start-up of Equinor’s £4.5bn Mariner project east of Shetland has reportedly been delayed.
A cycle of “renewed growth” has been forecasted for the North Sea as new projects drive up production levels.
Record production and higher oil and gas prices steered Equinor to a 40% increase in profits last year.
A heady cocktail of beefed up budgets and fierce competition for acquisitions will create a “renaissance” for North Sea exploration this year, analysts said.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil has released a video highlighting the huge hook-up operation for the Mariner field.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor will keep the Safe Boreas accommodation vessel at the Mariner field for another month.
The Unite and GMB unions have called off strike action on Equinor's Mariner platform after accepting a new pay offer.
An employment expert has insisted the industry is “not at panic stage” despite a series of North Sea industrial disputes.
Increasing incidents of North Sea strike action risk project delays and putting off new investment, according to BMI.
Members of the GMB union have voted for strike action on Equinor’s Mariner platform.
Planned strikes and a rejected pay offer could plunge North Sea operations into turmoil with further industrial action on three offshore platforms due to bite on today.
A vote on industrial action which could lead to disruption on a major North Sea project gets under way this week.
Foreign investment in Scotland is at a 10-year high thanks to huge projects like Equinor’s Mariner.
Workers union GMB said today that its consultation ballot on the Mariner platform returned a 91% vote in favour of rejecting Aker Solutions' pay offer.
Unite workers on the Mariner platform have overwhelmingly rejected a pay offer from Aker Solutions aimed at ending an ongoing dispute.
Three offshore unions are balloting members on an offer from Aker Solutions on pay and conditions aimed at ending a dispute on the Mariner platform.
Aker Solutions said on Saturday that work began as normal on the Mariner field and that the strike action proposed earlier in the week did not take place.
Workers are understood to be considering downing tools on the Mariner field again.
There is no evidence of blacklisting on a North Sea platform where workers carried out unofficial strike action, according to a union chief.
Work on a North Sea mega-project is progressing following a meeting between disgruntled crew members and management, it is understood.
It seems a long time since there was last a significant strike during hook-up operations for a new UK North Sea development and that tells me that there’s something wrong out there in the Mariner field.
Aker Solutions has confirmed a management team from the company has visited a North Sea platform where a number of its employees undertook strike action over the weekend.
Strike action on a major North Sea oilfield development could dent efforts to attract much needed investment to the sector, an industry chief has warned.
Crew on the Mariner field are thought to be refusing to work overtime as their protest against alleged poor working conditions continues.