The UK's safety watchdog has served notice to energy giant Total over “failures” to assess risks around rota changes at the Shetland Gas Plant.
Shetland Gas Plant
Strikes involving more than 200 North Sea workers have been called off.
Union members at the Shetland Gas Plant have started the first of a series of 24-hour strikes today.
Unite has announced a series of North Sea strikes will begin next month for Petrofac and Aker Solutions workers in defiance to plans to change rotas.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is working to solve an “infrastructure puzzle” for what is considered to be the most prospective region of the UK North Sea.
Island leaders have voiced concerns about the populations of the smaller Shetland islands as it emerged a major employer is offering relocation packages that could encourage people to move away.
Planned strike action at the Shetland Gas Plant has been postponed by one week to allow talks with French oil giant Total, Unite union has confirmed.
Oil firm Total has insisted in an internal memo that its case for changing North Sea workers’ shift patterns is “strong”.
A group of workers at a major gas plant in Shetland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a dispute over rotas.
The threat of Strike action at a major gas plant in Shetland appears to have been snuffed out after workers accepted a new pay offer.
More than 80 workers at a gas plant in Shetland have voted to accept a new pay offer, averting the threat of strike action.
The proposed strike action due to take place at Shetland Gas Plant later this month has been put on hold after a revised pay offer was received.
Union members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action at the Shetland Gas Plant.
Workers at a major gas plant in Shetland are voting on strike action after becoming embroiled in a dispute over pay, a trade union official has said.