More than 150 workers at Bilfinger UK could face the axe as the company confirmed it has begun redundancy consultation for staff currently on the Covid-19 furlough scheme.
Energy giant Ineos has announced it is to postpone the planned shutdown of its Forties Pipeline until August.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos will invest £500 million to extend the life of a key North Sea pipeline system by “at least 20 years”.
Ineos has confirmed it has restarted its Forties Pipeline system after the second shutdown in recent months.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirms that inspectors looking into the Forties Pipeline System were “satisfied” with repair work carried out as the system becomes fully operational.
A pipeline which carries 40% of the North Sea’s oil and gas ashore is now “fully operational” after undergoing weeks of repairs.
Road restrictions around a major North Sea pipeline have been lifted following the completion of work to repair a fault in the pipe.
Ineos have announced that the hairline crack which caused the Forties pipeline leak is currently stable and that they expect to have it repaired by Christmas.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos said today that it was making “steady progress” in its efforts to fix the Forties pipeline.
Politicians have hit out at an oil firm over claims residents and businesses are being hit by the closure of a North-east oil pipeline.
A number of residents have been evacuated from an area near Netherley, Aberdeenshire, after a leak was detected at the Forties pipeline.
A bid to increase the size of a planned boutique hotel at a North-east Jack Nicklaus golf complex has been rejected.
Ineos this morning confirmed it has acquired the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) from BP in a $250 million deal, which includes 300 jobs.