Safety legislation brought in the wake of Piper Alpha has been “expected to run itself for too long” according to a health and safety advisor.
Industry body Oil and Gas UK has released highlights of its Safety 30 conference which took place at the AECC this week.
The chief executive of Chrysaor has said the industry must “tell the lawyers to get lost” in order to improve safety collaboration.
Scotland's energy minister has said the industry owes it to the families of Piper Alpha victims to make the North Sea the safest place in the world for oil and gas operations.
Oil and gas advisory DNV GL has called the industry “ridiculously conservative”, causing barriers to innovation.
Oil industry safety chiefs have condemned the overuse of confusing acronyms and urged colleagues to ditch the “macho nonsense”.
The oil and gas industry lacks consistent international safety standards according to a leading trade group.
Scottish energy minister Paul Wheelhouse will give a keynote speech at a conference marking 30 years since the Piper Alpha disaster.
The lessons learned from the Piper alpha tragedy 30 years ago will be the main focus of a major industry conference this year.