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Last floatel leaves Lerwick

It was the end of an era yesterday afternoon when the final accommodation barge used to house oil and construction workers left Lerwick.


High winds halt tanker berthings at Sullom Voe

Oil tanker berthings at the Sullom Voe oil terminal in Shetland have been suspended until at least the early hours of tomorrow morning because of high winds, port authority and trade sources said today.

Oil & Gas

Job consultation launched at Sullom Voe Terminal

Talks are being held with Wood Group and Bilfinger Industrial Services staff working at the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland over the future of up to more than 200 positions. Wood Group is in discussions regarding around 90 positions at the BP-operated terminal following a review of its personnel requirements brought on by changes being made to work on the site. Meanwhile Bilfinger Industrial Services said it had also initiated consultation due to changes in seasonal workloads and winter working conditions.

Oil & Gas

BP postpones work on Sullom Voe gas plant for up to five months

Oil major BP has postponed construction of its £500million gas sweetening plant for up to five months. The company said the decision was triggered by the low oil price over the past six months. Earlier this year the company announced job losses from its North Sea operations as it looks to streamline its operations.