The Petrofac workers based on BP assets that have been locked in an ongoing industrial dispute over pay have secured a 9% pay rise.
North Sea strike
A long running and bitter industrial dispute - involving hundreds of North Sea contractors - looks to have come to an end.
As over a thousand workers took industrial action last week, one man stood alone on the North Sea's Fulmar Platform.
The more than one thousand workers that have been taking industrial action in the North Sea are bringing their strike action to a close.
North Sea workers employed by Wood, Petrofac, Stork and Sparrows, have downed tools as part of a second wave of strike action coordinated by Unite the Union.
North Sea workers are set to take industrial action this week in an ongoing dispute regarding pay and working conditions.
Around 70 offshore workers employed by the French supermajor, TotalEnergies, are balloting for strike action.
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.
An overtime ban by disgruntled offshore workers has left a number of employees marooned on Shell’s Brent Alpha platform in the North Sea. Following the firm’s second quarter results announcement, Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden said the company had “seen difficulties with logistics” relating to helicopter transport, but did not elaborate. A spokesman for Shell later said an aircraft scheduled to pick up workers on Alpha was unable to land due to a shortage of available helideck operatives, and had to return to Sumburgh