offshore

North Sea

Offshore training firms surviving the downturn

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.

Opinion

HSE’s guiding role amid Covid crisis

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.

Africa

DPR imposes worker limits

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.