An offshore supply vessel has been detained in Aberdeen after 15 Indian nationals allegedly unpaid for two months work were found onboard.
BP’s directors today suffered a symbolic slap in the face after shareholders voted against their pay rises. Nearly 60% rejected the directors’ remuneration report that granted Chief Executive Bob Dudley a 20% increase, taking his package to £14million. Read more at our sister website Energy Voice
North Sea chopper forced to drop to 300ft… after air traffic controller failed to mention plane was flying nearby
A North Sea helicopter pilot who feared he would collide with a plane was forced to take evasive action - after a "relatively new" air traffic controller failed to tell him it was flying nearby.
Offshore workers were put at risk when a supply ship crashed into a platform in the North Sea at high speed.
Pupils from Peterhead Academy triumphed in a Scotland-wide competition to design and test offshore robots.
One of the largest offshore unions will ballot workers to decide whether to move forward with strike action.
A North Sea oil and gas company has saved £600,000 by cutting Sky TV services from its offshore sites.
The offshore workplace does not often make for thoughts of blue skies, idyllic sunsets or striking charcoal and grey blended waves. Those outside the oil and gas sector are perhaps more to prone to imagining industry life as dreary or bleak.
An oil worker celebrating his last night on land before heading offshore for three weeks got so drunk he racially abused a police officer in a shopping centre.
Fire brigade chiefs want to base a specialist maritime unit at a top fishing port.
A survival and health and safety training firm is offering passenger measurement solutions, ahead of new regulations set to come into force in April.
An oil worker has been treated for radiation sickness after sleeping through a warning and wandering into a fenced-off radiation zone.
A Norwegian vessel that caught fire in the North Sea is drifting towards an oil platform.
An offshore worker was airlifted to hospital last night after falling on a North Sea platform.
UK ministers have triggered a fresh row over offshore helicopter safety by dismissing calls for a public inquiry - and claims that commercial pressures risk lives.
An injured offshore worker has been flown from a north east platform to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Shetland’s coastguard helicopter, rescue-102, was called to transfer the injured worker from the platform to ARI earlier this afternoon. The platform he was flown from and the nature of his injuries is not yet known.
Offshore workers have been subjected to violence, threats, extortion and voyeurism.
Many of us check our smart phones throughout the day and don’t give a second thought to picking up the phone to call a family member.
Police have confirmed a man died after an incident on a North Sea oil platform this morning. The incident happened on BP’s Unity platform in the Forties field around 4am. Read the full story on Energy Voice.
Training for the new Emergency Breathing System (EBS) will be rolled out next month ahead of fast-tracked rules for implementation of the safety measures which come into force in January.