A north-east charity is asking for donations of surplus offshore thermal wear to help its staff and service users keep warm in the depths of winter.
As cases of COVID-19 surge, companies with essential workers and operations are starting to realise that living - or working - with a pandemic is now the reality. As such, there are several fundamental practices companies must embrace in order to manage a workforce’s health and safety during a pandemic and beyond.
Crown Estate Scotland tendering £40K contract to study whether oil platforms can be reused for hydrogen
Crown Estate Scotland is tendering a £40,000 contract for a study into whether oil platforms can be reused to produce hydrogen.
The offshore oil and gas sector is “ripe” for emerging new decommissioning models, however analysts BCG said they “strongly doubt” some will survive.
North Sea safety bosses have insisted the oil and gas industry is “still in control”, despite a recent resurgence of Covid-19 offshore.
The chief executive of offshore catering firm Entier has said policymakers “don’t feel our pain” on having to make redundancies amid the current economic crisis.
It's thought a new air and surface decontamination system could be used to minimise the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak offshore.
Global skills organisation OPITO has launched a new initiative to help seafarers make a move into the oil and gas industry.
UK oil workers are eligible for an exemption to new rules restricting travel to Norway, the country’s government has advised.
Houston oil field service company Halliburton landed a contract to add cloud computing technology that will improve production at offshore rigs in Thailand.
Environmental activists claim to have found a methane leak in the North Sea that was caused a “blow-out” during drilling operations 30 years ago.
Helicopter operator NHV improved the Covid-19 cleaning regime at its Aberdeen base after being pulled up by the UK's health and safety watchdog.
An offshore safety boss has blamed a local outbreak in Aberdeen for a rise in the number of North Sea workers that have come into contact with people showing symptoms of Covid-19.
An innovative scarecrow system could help tackle the foul issue of seabird droppings on offshore wind farms and platforms.
Siemens and Dron & Dickson partnership creates promising competition for fire and gas electrical equipment supply
Siemens world-renowned fire safety products, systems and solutions safeguard assets from fire risk. This teamed with Dron & Dickson’s UK wide distribution capabilities and electrical engineering expertise have created a powerhouse in Fire & Gas Engineering for hazardous and industrial areas, both on and offshore.
Safety leaders have voiced concerns that a backlog of maintenance work may have built up offshore during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two offshore energy sector training firms in the 3T Energy Group have been picked to provide services to Total E&P UK.
The uncertainty caused by the outbreak of Covid-19 has touched every part of the North Sea oil and gas sector, not least businesses that supply the survival training the industry needs to keep ticking over.
Thousands of people have lost their jobs in the UK oil industry in the last few months.
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.
Aberdeen-based offshore catering firm ESS Support Services Worldwide has announced plans to cut dozens of jobs due to a “dramatic decrease” in demand.
Offshore workers have said they’ve been “dumped” by a major recruitment firm after it decided not to offer the UK furlough scheme due to holiday pay concerns.
Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has ordered companies to limit the number of personnel at sites, in line with a directive from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
A union boss has stepped up calls for a support package for offshore workers amid concerns some may flout coronavirus advice in order to provide for their families.
A union has warned that “tens of thousands” of offshore jobs could be at risk as North Sea firms buckle under the pressure of the ongoing oil price “crisis”.