French oil giant Total has confirmed it hopes to avert further strike action on three North Sea platforms with the offer of an e-ballot to workers.
The Unite trade union said today that strike action had halted production on Total’s Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin rigs in the North Sea.
A 50-year-old man has been charged with alleged firearms licensing offences after a gun was allegedly used to light a gas flare on a North Sea platform.
An oil giant today said it is helping authorities investigate a “firearms licensing matter” on one of its North Sea rigs.
FRENCH oil giant Total has been charged following an investigation into a suspected gas leak on a North Sea platform. The decision comes after a leak on the Elgin Platform, 150 miles east of Aberdeen three years ago. For more on this story, visit Energy Voice.
AN oil worker has been evacuated from a North Sea rig today after falling ill. For more on this story visit Energy Voice