Malaysian oil and gas leader Sofiyan Yahya will encourage industry to review investment in "front line" safety practices at a global conference in Kuala Lumpur on November 7.
Oil and gas leaders and safety training providers have been announced as finalists for this year’s annual Opito Awards.
The largest producer of offshore oil and gas in China has become the country’s first organisation certified to train workers to Opito safety standards.
A Tyneside teenager followed in her father’s footsteps yesterday by starting her journey from offshore cub to future offshore tiger.
Growing global demand for its oil and gas skills development programmes has led to a key role being created at Portlethen-based organisation Opito.
A report on workforce for the oil and gas sector underlines the need for a new strategy to deal with the required skills needed for the sector.
A top US Navy elite fighter pilot is to reveal how his human error management tools have impacted on safety performances at top 100 companies and what the oil and gas industry can learn from them.
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.
A project to develop a new UK oil and gas skills strategy, which could lead to 40,000 new jobs, has been launched after skills and standards body Opito gained widespread support for its recently published Workforce Dynamics Review.
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.
A new skills strategy for oil and gas is being developed following the launch of OPITO’s Workforce Dynamics Review.
Pupils from across Aberdeen and Angus are finding out what's involved in helicopter safety training, simulated crane operations and subsurface field engineering thanks to a scheme launched by offshore skills body Opito.
Secondary school pupils from across the north-east are being encouraged to sign up for the opportunity to delve into the innovative world of energy.
The co-pilot who helped land a stricken passenger flight on New York’s Hudson River will outline how safety training and teamwork saved lives during a global energy conference.
Scholars are in with a chance of winning thousands of pounds worth of funding to study safety in the oil and gas industry.
The North Sea workforce will require 10,000 new roles in emerging areas such as robotics and data management by 2035, according to a new report.
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.
Oil and Gas UK has appointed three new members to its board to make further progress “on the industry’s road to recovery”.
The findings of a major report to address any potential North Sea skills shortages will be revealed next month.
Safety skills are expected to take centre stage at this years’ OPITO Global event in Malaysia later this year.
International recruitment firm Atlas Professionals has launched a new drilling assessment designed to help offshore employers’ upskill staff.
More than 100 north-east high school pupils got to experience the life of an offshore diver, or even an ROV driver, at Subsea Expo 2018 yesterday.
Events are to be held next week in an effort to encourage more young women into the oil and gas industry.
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.
A former Peterhead Academy pupil who followed in his family’s footsteps into the oil and gas industry despite its recent woes has scooped a prestigious award.