Unite the Union has announced that its members working on offshore catering have rejected a pay offer and now could be balloted for strike action.
North Sea workers said they feel “disenchanted” with the industry as 48 hours of strikes continue today - and are looking ahead to downing tools again next month.
Sparrows workers on BP installations have shelved plans to strike after agreeing on the equivalent of a 10% pay rise.
According to trade union Unite, this is "the biggest mandate" it has received in the offshore sector for a generation, and could threaten the UK's energy security.
Multiple strike votes, covering hundreds of oil and gas workers employed by some of the North Sea’s biggest contractors, officially open today.
The wave of offshore industrial unrest that has dogged the North Sea for much of the last year doesn’t appear to be letting up.
Hundreds of offshore workers are to vote on industrial action, in a move union officials claim could force numerous North Sea platforms to shutdown.
Pictures have been released of offshore workers who are carrying out strikes on BP and Repsol Sinopec platforms in the North Sea.
A leading north-east trade union figure is forecasting a glut of offshore strikes across the whole oil and gas sector.
North Sea oil and gas workers could be poised to stage a second series of wildcat strikes in less than a year.