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North of Scotland

Technip denies reports of 400 North Sea jobs to go

July 16, 2015

A Technip spokesman has denied reports that the firm has earmarked 400 North Sea jobs to go. The spokesman, said contrary to what has been reported elsewhere, it was still too early into the firm’s consultation process to know a final number. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.

North of Scotland

Bristow Helicopters could cut 130 North Sea jobs

July 16, 2015

Bristow Helicopters has launched a consultation with North Sea staff over job reductions. The total number of workers facing potential job loses stands at 130 – including up to 66 pilots – in jobs across the UK. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.

Aberdeen

Man airlifted from rig after injury

May 26, 2015

A man is being evacuated by helicopter from a North Sea oil rig. The worker on the Brent Delta platform is being taken to Sumburgh airport in Shetland after suffering an injury. A spokesman for Shetland Coastguard said: “A gentleman has suffered a minor injury so a medical evacuation is taking place.”

Aberdeen

UPDATE: Medical evacuation on North Sea platform

May 6, 2015

A man has been evacuated by helicopter from a North Sea oil platform. Shetland Coastguard were involved in the operation on the ageing Beryl Alpha when the worker had to be taken by helicopter to hospital after a medical emergency. A spokesman said: “It was a medical evacuation.”

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