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Statoil investigating fire on Mariner A platform

October 18, 2017

Norwegian energy giant Statoil said today that it is carrying out an investigation into a fire on one of its North Sea platforms. Statoil said a “small” fire was detected in the emergency generator room of the Mariner A platform yesterday. Visit our sister site, Energy Voice, for the full story. 

North of Scotland

Shell served improvement notice over gas leak blunder

October 11, 2017

Offshore workers were exposed to the risk of fire and explosion after a blunder led to a gas leak on a southern North Sea installation. The uncontrolled release took place on the Barque PB, a normally unmanned platform, on July 19. To read the full story and for updates, visit our sister site Energy Voice. 

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Average age of North Sea workforce grows

October 11, 2017

More needs to be done to retain and attract the next generation of oil and gas leaders, it has been claimed. The rallying call comes as the latest statistics show that the average age of offshore workers has increased since the downturn. For the full story visit our sister site Energy Voice. 

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