The Scottish Government cannot legally provide any more financial support to the struggling BiFab yards, Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said.
The Economy Secretary is being urged to be transparent over the decision making process which led to the Scottish Government withdrawing its support for Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab).
Scottish Government accused of being ‘deliberately misleading’ over Contracts for Difference criticism
A leading union has accused the Scottish Government of being “deliberately misleading” after it indicated that Westminster was to blame for supply chain firms north of the border missing out on offshore wind contracts.
More than 20 North Sea oil industry big hitters are rallying behind a new collective deal for workers ahead of a critical deadline this week.
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 union boss said yesterday that the difficulty of balancing platform maintenance backlogs against the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks was putting North Sea workers in a “dangerous situation”.
A leading trade union has labelled Boris Johnson’s plans to make the UK a world leader in clean energy as “hollow words”.
A trade union boss has suggested creating a “job share” scheme to help safeguard North Sea oil industry workers’ positions until offshore activity ramps up next year.
A proposed new North Sea collective bargaining agreement will level the playing field for service companies and give workers more protection during turbulent times, industry chiefs said.
Five more energy service firms have agreed to help develop an alternative to a key UK North Sea collective bargaining agreement that is being scrapped.
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.
A union and an employment law specialist have warned of "imminent" consultations on North Sea job losses as the UK Government furlough scheme comes to an end next month.
Centrica will hope to win back some investor confidence on Friday as it presents its latest figures amid a tough battle with unions.
EnQuest is not seeking to make compulsory redundancies for its “unionised” workforce at the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland, according to Unite.
Odfjell Drilling has put 139 offshore workers at risk of redundancy after completing a drilling contract ahead of schedule.
Offshore contracting firms and unions have committed to hammering out a “framework” to replace a key UK North Sea collective bargaining agreement.
Troubled Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is understood to be missing out on big wind farm contracts due to chronic under investment in its yards by Canadian owners.
Unions have urged Scottish Secretary Alister Jack MP to help create "desperately needed" jobs in the UK renewables sector by pushing Westminster to reform subsidy schemes for wind farms.
A trade union today launched a major campaign to save tens of thousands of oil and gas sector jobs.
A trade union boss has said offshore contractors’ plans to scrap a blanket deal covering thousands of workers went against “every principle” championed by North Sea industry.
Trade union bosses have vowed to “resist” oil and gas service companies’ “crazy” plans to scrap a UK North Sea collective bargaining agreement.
Offshore unions have claimed more than 3,500 UK workers "could be displaced by September" amid the oil price crisis and called for an urgent summit with Westminster politicians.
Worley has been branded a “disgrace” by union bosses after terminating workers without furlough at a Shetland oil and gas terminal.
A trade union has claimed drilling contractor Archer intends to make 130 North Sea workers redundant.
Around 80 jobs have been saved at Altrad Services after union pressure saw the firm reinstate workers under the government’s furlough scheme.