The five-year average fatal accident rate per 100,000 flying hours for offshore helicopters has fallen to zero for the first time in 17 years.
Offshore oil and gas representatives have set out plans to try to reduce emissions as part of Scotland’s net-zero target, while warning a no-deal Brexit could cost the industry £500 million a year.
The UK oil and gas sector’s ability to attract new investors and employees has waned as people’s attitudes shift, a top industry body said today.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has welcomed the long-awaited publication of the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been told the industry is taking “perilous” oil and gas releases “seriously” after a warning was issued by the regulator.
Questions need to be raised over why lessons from Piper Alpha have not been put into practice elsewhere to help prevent tragedies like the Grenfell disaster.
The oil and gas sector shouldn’t be quick to draw a link between mental health issues and offshore rotas, an industry employment expert has said.
The UK Energy Secretary’s absence from Aberdeen since taking up office more than a year ago has been “unjustifiable”, an MP said.
An estimated 120,000 jobs will have been lost by the end of this year as a result of the collapse in fortunes of the UK offshore oil and gas industry.