North Sea workers must accept ‘accountability’ for their own health and safety in order to halt the spread of Covid-19 offshore.
TechnipFMC has said employee safety is of “paramount importance” after confirming a virus outbreak on board one of its North Sea vessels.
A series of North Sea operators are working to remove cabin sharing offshore “wherever possible” in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
A union boss has stepped up calls for a support package for offshore workers amid concerns some may flout coronavirus advice in order to provide for their families.
More than a million oilfield services (OFS) jobs globally "will likely be cut" as the industry grapples with the oil price war and the effects of the coronavirus, according to Rystad Energy.
Offshore union RMT has claimed the government is “ignoring” oil and gas workers during the “national crisis” of the coronavirus outbreak, and written to the Chancellor for action.
A trade union official has said the North Sea is firmly in the grip of coronavirus “fear” and lamented a perceived lack of leadership.
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”.
Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden’s total pay package was cut in half last year, but he still took home a whopping sum of almost £9 million.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched an inquiry after a crane collapsed on a second Valaris oil rig within a month of each other.
A union boss has defended the £500,000 price tag for a new research project into the health effects of North Sea offshore working patterns.
Unions from the UK and Norway have established a dedicated working group to improve helicopter safety across the North Sea oil and gas industry.
The largest oil and gas producer in the UK North Sea has imposed offshore travel restrictions in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Offshore trade unions have condemned contractors’ plans to abandon a key UK North Sea collective bargaining agreement.
A North Sea deal between one of the basin’s biggest producers and a little-known consortium has set “alarm bells ringing” in the UK offshore oil and gas sector, a trade union boss has said.
Unions from the UK and Norway have met in Aberdeen to formalise a collaboration to improve helicopter safety across the North Sea.
The oil and gas industry has a “clear and robust” plan to tackle leaks in the UK North Sea, a sector trade body said today.
The UK diving industry may need to reassess its reporting culture in light of a serious incident off the coast of Australia, according to a union boss.
An offshore union has called for a “robust inspection regime” to be imposed after more than 100 workers were evacuated from a North Sea platform over structural concerns.
A union boss has called on operator EnQuest to be transparent about any structural issues with its Thistle platform in the North Sea.
Chrysaor’s plan to put new workers on a standard offshore rota is a “breath of fresh air” according to a union boss.
Trade union bosses have issued fresh calls for a public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety after a report showed fatigue was a factor in a “near miss” at Aberdeen Airport.
The RMT trade union has vowed to step up pressure for a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety after a report showed engineer fatigue contributed to the collapse of an aircraft's landing gear.
A new pay deal has been agreed which covers around 1,000 workers who are part of North Sea diving crews.
A union boss has criticised “unacceptable” pressure on workers in response to a report into a safety incident on a North Sea helicopter.