Strike action on a major North Sea oilfield development could dent efforts to attract much needed investment to the sector, an industry chief has warned.
Deirdre Michie, chief executive of Oil and Gas UK (OGUK), said the outbreak of unofficial industrial action at the Mariner field over the weekend was “unhelpful”.
The Scottish Government urged workers and employers to resolve the dispute through dialogue.
Crew on the £4.5billion Mariner project downed tools for eight hours in total on Saturday in a protest against alleged poor working conditions.
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