North Sea

Robyn knows the drill


A Tyneside teenager followed in her father’s footsteps yesterday by starting her journey from offshore cub to future offshore tiger.


Safety first for Hudson co-pilot


Like those who operate in the energy sector, flying passenger planes is a profession in which safety is of the highest priority, writes Jeff Skiles.


Safety gongs up for grabs


Champions of safety training and skills development within the oil and gas sector will be recognised at this year’s Opito Global Awards during the organisation’s annual conference in Kuala Lumpur.


Skills for safer future, 30 years since Piper Alpha


It’s almost 30 years since the Piper Alpha disaster shocked the world; the devastating events on July 6, 1988 will never be forgotten. In the wake of the incident, the oil and gas industry collectively vowed to do everything it could to protect the safety of its people and prevent a cataclysm like this from ever happening in the future.


Transformation is the future for oil & gas skills and roles, Opito says


Over the past 12 months, the energy sector has taken stock looking at how it can become more flexible to appeal to today’s offshore worker within the current cost constrained environment. Industry is also questioning what the training requirements will be for the roles of tomorrow.