Safety fears have been raised about the potential spread of Covid-19 due to a lack of guidance given to oil and gas workers using Aberdeen’s new safe haven hotels.
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Oil and gas operator China National Offshore Oil Corporation (Cnooc) International is set to halve worker numbers travelling by helicopter to its North Sea assets in an attempt to socially distance staff and combat the spread of coronavirus offshore.
North Sea helicopter flights are expected to reduce by up to 30% over the next two weeks due to the effect of the coronavirus outbreak.
Almost 40% of the North Sea workforce has been cut as operators attempt to wrestle with the growing coronavirus crisis.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) will work with hotels to create “safe havens” for returning offshore workers with suspected Covid-19 cases, its safety boss said last night.
The burden of the COVID-19 pandemic weighs heavily on us all.
Hotel rooms should be used to isolate suspected coronavirus infected workers returning from offshore platforms, according to Scottish trade unions.
North Sea oil and gas “must be part of the response” to Scotland’s economic woes once a solution to the coronavirus outbreak has been found, a trade union has said.
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”.
I have just read about an “unintended consequence” of Brexit which involves sausages. Unless a derogation is achieved, Britain’s sausage makers will be unable to sell to the EU and Northern Ireland without a “special export health certificate”.
Oil and gas contractors are set to shun the North Sea sector rather than join supermajors after the introduction off-payroll working (IR35) tax changes next month.
Smaller North Sea oil and gas firms are “less developed in their thinking” around the current energy transition and the need to diversify their business, according to a new energy sector report.
North Sea firms must dig deeper into the talent pool to find “unicorns” within the workforce, a Shell plant boss warned yesterday.
“Hard decisions” are going to have to be made by firms that are too reliant on North Sea oil, according to a director at Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) is "developing a detailed action plan" for North Sea emissions reduction, the representative body's top boss has revealed.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) will this week outline the details of its response to the UK and Scottish Government’s net zero targets.
The Royal Collage of General Practitioners (GPs) has stopped an Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) conference from taking place at its London headquarters due to climate change concerns.
As author Rebecca Ponton delved deeper and deeper into the world of women in the oil and gas sector, the former journalist quickly realised that the stories of these “fascinating” and “incredible” females simply had to be told.
Representative body Oil and Gas UK (UK) has announced the appointment of two new directors as the organisation looks to focus its attention toward a new and 'diverse energy mix'.
The north-east energy sector has a ‘key role to play’ in reducing emissions but the Scottish Government must provide ‘clarity’ on targets, according to industry chiefs.
An American-style hardball approach to contracts and working conditions is rising among North Sea firms, according to a top employment lawyer.
A new report has called for rapid action on a vital technology for reducing carbon emissions which the UK has been “contemplating for too long”.
A bumper year for new project sanctions on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) in 2018 has been followed by an underwhelming 2019, analysts have said.
North Sea oil and gas leaders are set to produce new industry research outlining how the sector is "reinventing" itself for the energy transition.
North Sea oil and gas companies are dodging responsibility for the well-being of offshore workers at the expense of profit, according to a damning new helicopter safety report.