Chris O'Shea, the CEO of British Gas owner Centrica, has said his family was sent a package of excrement amid a bitter engineers' dispute.
Up to 200 jobs are at risk at the Petroineos oil refinery in Grangemouth.
Shell and Unite have clashed over the number of job cuts, and purported safety concerns, at the St Fergus Gas Terminal and Mossmorran plant.
A contractor has downplayed an incident which took place during work to dismantle what’s left of the Buchan Alpha oil rig after footage appeared online.
STUC urges UK politicians to hold jobs “crisis summit” after string of losses in green energy sector
A leading union is calling on UK politicians to hold a “crisis summit” after a string of jobs losses in the renewables industry.
Nigerian oil workers began a 3-day strike at the petroleum ministry to demand almost three months of pay, according to the labour group representing them.
Members of Scotland’s biggest offshore trade union have voted to reject a pay offer.
Unite claims offshore trade unions "must" be represented on the expert panel proposed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
More details have emerged on the latest pay offer on the table for offshore workers in an ongoing dispute with employers.
Decommissioning seems to be the word on everyone’s lips in the oil and gas sector. Shell’s announcement of plans to remove facilities in the Brent field was closely followed by Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement of a £5 million Scottish Government fund to support decommissioning projects.
Union chiefs representing workers at Canadian Natural Resources' Baobab and Espoir oil and gas fields in Ivory Coast have launched a 72 hour strike.
The umbrella body for offshore contractors has pledged to try and reach a deal with unions over a wage dispute.
Union members have gone into official dispute with employers in a move which could lead to a vote on industrial action.
Offshore workers will be balloted again next week over North Sea strike action after negotiations brought a fresh proposal form unions and Wood Group.
Industrial action is still expected to go-ahead after talks failed to resolve a dispute between unions and Wood Group.
It’s taken 27 years to get to the point where offshore workers feel compelled to take industrial action and withdraw their labour, but more than that it has taken the belligerence and intransigence of an industry hell bent on making the workforce pay for the mismanagement of the sector!
Industri Energi has blasted a union deal, which averted the threat of a second strike in the space of one week.
Talks between the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (NOIA) and more than 600 union members have broken down with the threat of strike action looming.
Union bosses painted a bleak picture of “disengaged and demoralised” offshore workers living in a “culture of fear” yesterday, as they warned of a move towards industrial conflict in the North Sea.
The deterioration of workers’ rights and morale in the oil industry is following a similar pattern to the conditions that preceded the Piper Alpha disaster, an offshore union boss has warned.
Norwegian union bosses have highlighted concerns to the PSA (Petroleum Safety Authority) over sharp cuts to catering staff offshore.
An offshore union has branded the fine imposed on Total yesterday a "wholly inadequate slap on the wrist".
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The UK Government must support the North Sea oil and gas industry through the downturn because it was its “sacrificial milk cow” for years, a union boss warned last night. Jake Molloy, RMT regional organiser, made the comments on a visit to London, where he briefed MPs in the union’s parliamentary group. They discussed sustainability of production and jobs, and how to maximise the recovery, in advance of a meeting with energy ministers at Westminster.
The GMB trade union has urged its counterpart, Unite, and North Sea industry chiefs to return to the negotiating table and hammer out a pay deal for offshore workers. The appeal follows yesterday’s announcement from GMB that its offshore members had voted to accept the same offer from employers that Unite members rejected last week. It is understood there was a clear majority from GMB in favour of accepting the offer from the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA), which has 10 full members including Petrofac, Wood Group PSN and Stork.