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Union members vote to end North Sea strike action


Unite members have voted to accept Wood Group’s fresh proposals on changes to their contracts. The move comes after weeks of talks following the first strike action in more than a generation. Hundreds of workers backed industrial action across seven of Shell’s North Sea assets. More on this story on Energy Voice.


Offshore worker airlifted to hospital from North Sea rig


An offshore worker has been airlifted from a North Sea rig in a serious condition. The worker was taken from a rig by coastguard helicopter after the service was alerted to the issue at about 8.50am. For more on this story visit  


Unions ramp up North Sea strike action


The RMT Union has announced nine 24-hour strikes will be held between August 15 and 31. A total of 12 six-hour stoppages will also take place between August 16 and September 3. The move comes as further strike action is expected tomorrow with two three-hour stoppages. For the full story, visit Energy Voice.