Offshore workers and seafarers are to be protected by new pay legislation passed by the UK Government, according to a maritime union.
A new challenger has emerged for the dominant S-92 helicopter in the North Sea’s oil and gas sector.
Hundreds of workers who are part of North Sea diving crews have rejected a revised pay deal made on behalf of six employers.
A North Sea offshore supplier has denied exploiting non-EU workers - despite paying some little more than £3 an hour.
Union officials said today that the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) would make a revised pay offer for North Sea workers.
Further talks between the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) and North Sea unions are due to take place next week.
An Aberdeen academic has said the North Sea rotas picture is less perplexing than it may seem.
Crunch talks between the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) and North Sea trade unions will continue later this month after yesterday's meeting brought no resolution.
An Australian trade unionist and safety representative currently locked in a David vs. Goliath battle with an oil giant has warned that his country is “on the cusp” of a disaster similar to Piper Alpha.
An offshore union boss has described a safety breach discovered on the Beryl Bravo platform as "a reflection is what is actually happening offshore".
Dutch union Nautilus International confirmed today that Borr Drilling had announced its intention to reinstate 15 offshore and around three onshore staff, after widespread strikes by workers.
Dutch protestors and Scottish trade unions held an angry protest outside the Westhill office of Borr Drilling's newly acquired firm Paragon Offshore yesterday.
A new report released by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has said that those on a three weeks on/three weeks off rotas (3/3) are almost twice as likely to experience ill health by comparison to those on 2/2 shifts.
Meetings at which workers were due to discuss current offshore work conditions and the future of the industry have been poorly attended due to adverse weather conditions.
A group of protesters took to the streets of Aberdeen yesterday to challenge low pay and job losses imposed on UK seafarers and offshore workers.
The offshore workers union, RMT, have reacted angrily to an admission by the UK Chamber of Shipping that the government’s new guidance on fair pay for seafarers will make no change to those working in UK waters.
The offshore workers union, RMT, have hit back at UK Government report on seafarer minimum wage claiming that it will not tackle pay issues within the offshore oil and gas sector.
Offshore union workers have agreed to press ahead with the first North Sea strike action in a generation.
A huge and emotional outpouring of distressed and angry emails have been received by the leading offshore workers’ trade union RMT since a fatal helicopter crash in Norway killed 13 people last month.
The boss of industry body Oil and and Gas UK has moved to clarify comments she made to MPs after angry oil workers objected to her claiming they "get it" about why cost cutting measures are being taken by companies.
This week union bosses said North Sea workers were “disenfranchised and getting angrier by the day”. At pay cuts and redundancies continue to dominate headlines, Energy Voice looks back at how the dialogue between employers and the unions has played out in the past year.
Offshore union RMT has warned of long-term damage to Britain’s energy industry after BP posted its largest annual loss for 20 years and revealed another 3,000 job losses as it continued to hack back on budgets in the face of global turmoil.