A drilling contractor is in consultation with staff over redundancies after two rigs were stacked following a decline in oil price.
A MAJOR oil firm has confirmed its offshore workers will be the latest to move over to a new three weeks on shift pattern.
HUNDREDS of North Sea offshore workers could be set to work a three on/ four off and three on/ five off shift pattern, the Evening Express can reveal today.
ROTA changes are expected to be introduced to oil workers at the start of next year. Shell today confirmed consultations are ongoing over whether to move to a three weeks on/three weeks off (3/3) system. It’s understood any new rota changes would be implemented in January. For more on this story, visit Energy Voice
A NORTH Sea firm has denied reports that it has earmarked 400 jobs to go. A Technip spokesman said contrary to what has been reported elsewhere, it was still too early into the firm’s consultation process to know a final number. For the full story, visit Energy Voice
UP TO 130 jobs are at risk at the one of the country's largest helicopter operators.
THE boss of Aberdeen International Airport says the oil industry decline is hitting traveller numbers. Managing director Carol Benzie was speaking after the airport recorded a drop in annual passengers last month. For the full story, visit Energy Voice
UNION leaders have urged oil workers to back proposals from firms over new shift patterns. In a letter obtained by the Evening Express, the GMB union has proposed to members that three weeks on and three weeks off should be implemented offshore. For more on this story, visit Energy Voice
OIL giant Shell has been fined more than £6,000 after a diesel leak. Around 13 to 15 tonnes of fuel spilled into the North Sea from the firm’s Brent Bravo rig in May 2013. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.com
Aberdeen-based oil firm Ceona has confirmed it will be cutting jobs – but said it was too early to say just how many.
ONE of the survivors of a North Sea helicopter crash has said he feels he's been "kept in the dark" over what caused the fatal incident.
A VISION of what offshore travel could be like was unveiled today as Airbus announced plans for a successor to the Super Puma helicopter.
AN OIL firm’s Aberdeen base will be safe from job cuts, according to a spokesman.
CONFIDENCE in the North Sea oil industry is plumbing the depths, a report revealed today.
AROUND 180 workers were left without hot water on an oil platform following a power failure.
UP TO 100 jobs could be cut at an oil firm.
AN EXHAUSTED racing pigeon who crash landed on an oil rig 160 miles out in the North Sea has been flown to Aberdeen by helicopter.
INDUSTRIAL action by offshore workers in the North-east could start this month, the Evening Express can reveal today.
AN OFFSHORE worker was today airlifted to hospital from a North Sea platform.
AN OIL giant today announced staff will move to a 3/3 rota in January.
UNION members have been told to be "ballot ready" if a meeting does not resolve issues in the oil industry next week.
AN OFFSHORE worker is to be airlifted to hospital this evening from a North Sea vessel.
AN OIL worker has been airlifted to hospital after falling ill on a North Sea platform.