More than 7,500 oil and gas workers have lost their jobs since the onset of the coronavirus crisis and tens of thousands more could go, industry leaders have warned.
EnQuest is not seeking to make compulsory redundancies for its “unionised” workforce at the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland, according to Unite.
A “more diversified” Chrysaor could still be producing 200,000 barrels of oil a day in 2040, according to the firm’s North Sea boss.
Thousands of people have lost their jobs in the UK oil industry in the last few months. Energy Voice has been reporting on the related consultations day-in, day-out.
Eni has submitted plans to decommission its six platforms in and around the Hewett field in the North Sea.
Serica Energy has released a video showing life on board its Bruce platform amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of July 1 there was one exploration and appraisal well active in the UK.
Stena Drilling has confirmed it is making redundancies on four of its offshore drilling vessels, along with cuts to a number of roles onshore.
The last article I wrote for Energy Voice was in October and my focus was on maximising economic recovery and embracing energy transition to ensure the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) continues to be a sustainable and competitive basin for years to come.
Two years ago, on the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster we wrote about the challenges facing the North Sea: the large, experienced operators replaced with new entrants to the world of exploration, production and operatorship, the tight budgets and contractor margins.
French catering and facilities management firm Sodexo has revealed the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a near-one third cut in revenues for the firm.
North Sea medics have revealed that a lack of PPE, verbal abuse from “worried” riggers and working 17-hour shifts are some of the issues they had to tackle at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.
North Sea exploration and production firm Hurricane Energy said today it was "deeply saddened" to report the death of its chief operations officer (COO), Neil Platt.
There is a saying: “To err is human.” We make mistakes and this can lead to difficulties, even disaster.
North Sea oil and gas producer RockRose Energy has been acquired in a multi-million pound deal.
The coronavirus pandemic is of a scale and severity which none of us have seen before, but we shouldn’t take for granted the true value of the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry’s culture of safety.
A Piper Alpha remembrance service will be held today to mark 32 years since the disaster after organisers overcame the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Managing the risks of Covid-19 has been at the forefront of our minds in recent months. However, we must be careful not to be distracted from the ever-present potential of major accident hazards (MAHs).
Neptune Energy and its partners today announced the discovery of hydrocarbons at the Dugong well (PL 882) in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Climate activist group Greenpeace has been hit with an £80,000 fine over North Sea protest action in 2019.
North Sea industry recently had a week free of evacuations of workers with Covid-19 symptoms from offshore platforms.
‘We will not be silenced’: Court ruling could see Greenpeace chief imprisoned over North Sea protest
A Greenpeace boss has vowed that his organisation “will not be silenced” despite facing a lengthy prison sentence over North Sea protest action in 2019.
Spirit Energy has reached a “crossroads” at its Chestnut field in the central North Sea as it weighs up whether to drill new wells.
North Sea operators still have the “appetite” for high impact exploration over the coming 12-18 months, according to Westwood Global Energy Group, despite low success rates.
An Aberdeen-based oil and gas duo who got together to form a new venture keeping business premises free of Covid-19 have already expanded to cover Inverness and Dundee.