Workers at the ConocoPhillips Ekofisk J platform in the Norwegian North Sea were found to be in breach of the working hours provisions.
North Sea strikes
Bristow helicopter crews have “overwhelmingly voted in favour of industrial action,” the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has confirmed.
Dozens of workers employed by French supermajor TotalEnergies (PARIS: TTE) have overwhelmingly voted in favour of an improved pay offer.
According to Stork, Unite is asking for a rise that would cost the company an extra £19 million a year, while other demands are outwith the company's control.
Striking will return to the North Sea as 130 Petrofac and Wood staff are to down tools next week in disputes over working conditions and pay.
A trade union officer has poured cold water on optimism that an end to industrial unrest in the North Sea could be in sight.
Hundreds of North Sea contractors are set to down tools for two days as of this morning, though some negotiations have resumed on the strikes.
Unite the union has announced around 1,650 contractors will begin two new rounds of 48-hour strike action next month.
Hundreds of offshore workers employed by Bilfinger UK have rejected new pay offers as a bitter dispute over wages and working conditions rumbles on.
Humza Yousaf has called for all parties to find a resolution to the swathe of strikes currently taking place across the North Sea.
An industry trade body is calling on all sides to get around the table in order to avoid another wave of North Sea walkouts.
The OPEC+ alliance’s surprise production cut and looming strikes by North Sea oil workers have boosted a key measure for oil prices across the globe.
For oil and gas workers looking to increase wages or change their employment package, “now would be the time to look around”, says Airswift’s James Allen.
Employment experts ‘strongly suspect’ North Sea strikes will persist following ‘significant increase’ in disputes
An “expectation gap” between workers and employers mean offshore strikes - a feature of the North Sea of late - are likely to linger for some time.
Medics working on several Shell platforms in the North Sea are to be balloted on strike action after knocking back a “real term” pay cut.